The music majors at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College will hold recitals on Wednesday and Thursday at 4 p.m. in the Chapel of All Faiths. The performances are free to the public and all ABAC faculty, staff, and students.
The recitals will feature diverse styles in performance ranging from voices to hand-held and upright instruments. Twenty-eight music students will perform at the recitals this semester.
The recitals will include music majors Victoria Allegood, a freshman from Moultrie; Avery Atnip, a freshman from Thomasville; Joey Bishop, a sophomore from Fitzgerald; Travius Burch, a freshman from Sylvester; Drew Ellis, a sophomore from Cordele; Kevin Frizzell, a sophomore from Tifton; Daniel Gibson, a sophomore from Ty Ty; Kezia Green, a sophomore from Sylvester; Daniel Hardy, a freshman from Ashburn; Nicholas Hartley, a sophomore from Moultrie; Brian Holland, a sophomore from Fitzgerald; Erica Humbert, a freshman from Thomasville; Johnathan Hobgood, a freshman from Moultrie; and Brandon Horton, a freshman from Thomasville.
Other music majors include Patrick Ireland, a sophomore from Tifton; Matthew Lardy, a freshman from Moultrie; John Mathis, a sophomore from Nashville; Calah McDuffie, a sophomore from Ocilla; Katelyn Payne, a sophomore from Moultrie; Alena Phillips, a sophomore from Richmond Hill; Bri Rogers, a sophomore from Tifton; Valerie Sharlow, a freshman from Lakeland; Mariah Slaughter, a freshman from Cairo; Ethan Smith, a sophomore from Sylvester; and Wes Trull, a freshman from Fitzgerald.
The music program at ABAC has an international reputation with a Jazz Band that has toured Europe on several occasions, a Jazz Choir, a Concert Band, the Chamber Singers, the Thundering Herd pep band, and a Concert Choir. ABAC is the only college in the state to offer an Associate of Fine Arts in Music degree. This program is designed for students to transfer to a university to earn bachelor’s degrees in Music or Music Education after completing at least 60 hours at ABAC.