WEST LIBERTY, W.Va., April 29, 2022 — West Liberty University’s Division of Music will hold its annual Honors Recital, at 4 p.m., Sunday, May 1, in the Elbin Auditorium, College Hall. The concert is free and open to the public.
“The annual Honors Recital celebrates some of the finest musical talents in WLU’s Division of Music. Student performers are selected for the Honors Recital through a competitive audition,” said Dr. Gerald Lee, professor of piano.
Below are brief biographies for each of the five students earning the right to perform in the Honors Recital:
- Kaylin Templeton is a junior pursuing the Bachelor of Arts degree in Music Education. She is from Wheeling, W.Va. and the daughter of Margie and Dan Templeton. Kaylin studies clarinet with Dr. Matthew Swallow. Upon graduation, she plans to teach middle school band as well as pursue a master’s degree in music.
- Josephine Jarrett is a sophomore pursuing the Bachelor of Arts in Music Education. She is from Wheeling, W. Va. and the daughter of Melinda and Justin Gilmore, Phillip and Amanda Jarrett. Jarrett studies voice with Dr. Angela Day. Upon graduation, she plans to work as a teacher and work on the side as a theatre music director in the Beckley area.
- Angelina Tarlovskaia is an international exchange student pursuing the Bachelor of Music in Piano Performance. She is from Kurchatov, Russia and the daughter of Elena Tarlovskaia. Tarlovskaia studies piano with Dr. Lee. Upon graduation, she plans to become a piano teacher and professor.
- Hunter Ramsey is a junior pursuing the Bachelor of Arts in Music Education. He is from Martins Ferry, Ohio and the son of Darlene and Spencer Ramsey. Ramsey studies percussion with Dr. Mitchell Greco. Upon graduation, he plans to further his studies at the graduate level and begin his teaching career in the public schools.
- Sav Nelson is a freshman pursuing the Bachelor of Music degree in Music Technology. He is from McMechen, W.Va. and the son of Sheila and Mark Nelson. Nelson studies tuba with Professor Evan Robinson. Upon graduation, he plans to pursue studies in graduate school with a specific focus on learning more about recording and mixing music.
WLU’s Department of Music and Theater offers the Bachelor of Arts in Music Performance degree, the Bachelor of Arts in Music Education degree and the Bachelor of Music Technology degree programs. Students also may choose to minor in music. For complete information, please contact the music department at 304-336-8006.