Gasperich, Woodmansey to hold senior recital on December 5

ABERDEEN, S.D. – Grace Gasperich and Annie Woodmansey will hold a senior recital at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 5, in the Northern State University Krikac Auditorium.

Gasperich, the daughter of Matthew and Kristen Gasperich of Aberdeen, graduated from Central High School in 2015.

Woodmansey, the daughter of Kent and Susan Woodmansey of Pierre, graduated from T.F. Riggs High School in 2015.

Gasperich, a music performance and accounting major, plays the piano and flute. She will perform “Six Variations on an Original Theme in F” by Beethoven; “Poetic Tone Pictures No. 1, 3” and “Bagatelle for piano four hands” by Dvorak; “Eight Memories in Watercolor No. 2, 3, 6, 8” by Dun; and “Trio for Three Flutes” by Smith.

Woodmansey, a music education major, is a soprano and plays the flute. She will perform “Amiamo,” “Sull’onda cheta e bruna,” and “La Gondola” by Gaetano Donizetti; “Concertino” by Cecile Chaminade; “Apres un Reve” and “En priere” by Gabriel Faure; and “Heart, we will forget him” and “Why do they shut me out of Heaven” by Aaron Copland.

Gasperich has studied under Drs. Marcela Faflak and Kenneth Boulton during her time at NSU. She will graduate from NSU in May 2020. She would love to pursue her passion for musical theater and perform in pit orchestras. She has also taken on a degree in accounting as the future is always uncertain.

Woodmansey has studied under Dr. Darci Bultema and Mr. Fred Hemke during her time at NSU. She will graduate from NSU in May. She plans to work on getting a master’s in music and eventually a doctorate in music.

About Northern State University

Northern State University is a regional university that offers outstanding academics and exceptional extracurricular activities at an affordable price on a safe, welcoming campus. Northern State recently announced its Educational Impact Campaignwith a goal of raising $55 million for a new South Dakota School for the Blind and Visually Impaired, new athletic and recreation fields, and an on-campus regional sports complex. Once the campaign is complete, NSU will be the recipient of more than $100 million in privately funded building projects and scholarships within a decade. To learn more, visit NSU Admissions.