Rittenhouse and Messick to present free recital

Sarah Messick (left) and Audra Rittenhouse.
Sarah Messick (left) and Audra Rittenhouse. Photos provided.

The Huntington University Music Department will present a combined junior/senior recital by soprano Audra Rittenhouse and soprano Sarah Messick on March 15 at 7:30 p.m.

The recital will be held in the Longaker Recital Hall of the Merillat Centre for the Arts on the Huntington University campus. There is no charge for admission.

Rittenhouse, the daughter of Ray and Brenda Rittenhouse, of Huntington, is a junior music major with a minor in theater performance.

She graduated from Huntington North High School, where she was a member of Varsity Singers for three years.

While at HU, she has participated in Women's Chorale and Concert Choir. She has also participated in several theatrical productions.

Messick, of Lancaster, OH, is a senior communication studies major with a minor in music.

She graduated from Circleville High School where she was a choir member for four years.

The daughter of Mike and Ruth Messick, she has been singing all of her life, but it wasn't until her junior year of college that she began studying voice.

While at Huntington, she has participated in several stage productions.