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In a special performance hosted in collaboration with the Pepperdine University Office of the President, students, faculty, and staff of the Seaver College Fine Arts Division will unite Waves around the world for an evening of art, music, and fellowship 6-8 p.m. Friday, April 17.
For one night only, the Pepperdine community is invited to come together to enjoy dynamic presentations of art history, theatre, guitar, and the vocal arts led by a lineup of Pepperdine’s best and brightest performers.
The lineup includes:
6:25-6:28 p.m. Dr. Cynthia Colburn, Professor of Art History, introduces Lydia Parker
6:28-6:36 p.m. Art History
Lydia Parker shares her research on the female pharaohs in ancient Egypt. She shares her screen to show images that accompany her presentation. (8 min)
6:36-6:37 p.m. Visiting Professor of Theatre Nicholas Few introduces Josh and Leyla
6:37-6:41 p.m.: August Wilson monologues
Josh Fredenburg - August Wilson monologue (1-2 min)
Official title of piece: “Troy,” from Fences, by August Wilson
Leyla Dillig - August Wilson monologue (2.5 min)
Official title of piece: “Tonya” from King Hedley II, by August Wilson
6:41-6:44 p.m. Associate Professor of Theatre Hollace Starr introduces The Cherry Orchard
6:44-6:51 p.m. The Cherry Orchard monologues
Indy Wilson - Cherry Orchard Monologue (2 min - confirm length)
Official title of piece: “Charlotta,” The Cherry Orchard, by Anton Chekhov, translated by Tom Stoppard
Nate Bartoshuk - Lopakhin’s “buying the orchard” speech from The Cherry Orchard (3 min)
Official title of piece: “Lopakhin,” The Cherry Orchard, by Anton Chekhov, translated by Tom Stoppard
Sara Eakman - Lyubov’s “O my sins” monologue from The Cherry Orchard (2 min)
Official title of piece: “Lyubov,” The Cherry Orchard, by Anton Chekhov, translated by Tom Stoppard
6:57-7 p.m. Associate Professor of Art Gretchen Batcheller introduces Studio Art
7-7:08 p.m. Studio Art
Alessandra Guth, paintings (2.5 min)
Brie Welch, video clip (2.5 min)
Aubrey Stanchak, assemblage/paintings (2.5 min)
7:08-7:11 p.m. Dr. Melanie Emelio, Professor of Music, introduces vocal students and Wes Ruby.
7:11-7:21 p.m. Vocal Performance
Angelo Silva - sings and accompanies himself (2.5 min)
“Let My Song Fill Your Heart”
Music and lyrics by Ernest Charles
Written in 1936
Emma Ujifusa, accompanied by Kevin Fukagawa (3 min)
“The Lord’s Prayer”
by Alfred Hay Malotte
7:21-7:25 p.m. Guitar Performance
Wes Ruby introduces himself and plays “Fairest Lord Jesus”
Official title: Fairest Lord Jesus
Arranger: Ronald Ravenscroft
Copyright: Christopher Parkening
Official time with intro and piece combined: 3 minutes
Wes leads “Amazing Grace” as a group sing-along.
President Gash closes the event.
For more information or to sign up, click here.