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Silver Lake College Presents Sophomore Music Recital Saturday, March 23, 7:30 pm

Posted on March 19 2013

Silver Lake College of the Holy Family is delighted to present Sophomore Recital performances for Music Students Thomas Roberts and Brittieny Simmer on Saturday, March 23, at 7:30 pm in the College Chapel, 2406 South Alverno Road, Manitowoc. The performances are an accumulation of the repertoires that Tom and Brittieny have studied so far in their careers at Silver Lake College. The choral recital is open to the public at no charge. A free-will offering will be accepted. Please contact Damon Carlson, Director of Choral Music, with questions at 920-686-6184.

Thomas Roberts he has lived all over the United States, but considers Manitowoc to be his home town. A sophomore studying Choral and General Music Education, Tom has performed with the Silver Lake Concert Choir and the Silver Lake Chorale (current Vice President), and is also known in the Lakeshore community for his theatre endeavors. He is the current President of CNAfME (Collegiate National Association for Music Educators), serving as its Vice President while a freshman. Tom has also served as Education Chair, Bylaw Chair, and Vice President of PQPC (Peter Quince Performing Company), a local youth-run theatre company.  A past international hockey player and People to People Student Ambassador, Tom looks forward to opening his own music studio for voice/guitar and inspiring young minds to enjoy  the world of music. 

Brittieny Simmer graduated from Two Rivers High School and is now a junior at Silver Lake College pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in General and Choral Music Education. She is a member of the Silver Lake Chorale and has also performed in the Concert Choir. An active member of CNAfME, she is the current Vice President-elect. In the future Brittieny hopes to run a private voice studio along with teaching. She is currently undecided as to what age group she would prefer to teach but does know she wants to be in public schools. Brittieny feels that keeping the Fine Arts strong and present in the public education system is beneficial to the development of students.