Cumberland Valley School of Music announces the senior recitals of Monica Miller (violin) and Grantley Showalter (cello and voice), Saturday, May 12, 2:00PM at Marion Mennonite Church, 4365 Molly Pitcher Highway, Chambersburg.
Monica will graduate from Shalom Christian Academy. At CVSM, she studied violin with Deborah Stotelmyer and formerly with Terry Losee. She has won numerous merit awards and recently was the featured soloist with the CVSM Community String Orchestra. Miller is the daughter of Ray and Virginia Miller, Greencastle. Her violin program will include: “Concerto in G, 1st movement” by Mozart, “Meditation” from Thais by J. Massenet, and “Souvenir d’Amerique” by Henri Vieuxtemps.
Grantley is homeschooled and will graduate this spring. At CVSM he studied cello with Michael Cameron and voice with Keith Brant. He was a 2011 CVSM Merit Scholarship 2nd place winner. Grantley also plays guitar and sings with the Youth Praise Team at Marion Mennonite Church and is the son of Linden and Ruth Showalter, Waynesboro. His cello program includes: “Rondo” by Golterman, “Julie-O” by Mark Summers, and “Tarentella” by Squire. His voice program includes: “Vittoria, Vittoria” by Carissimi and “The Rocky Road to Dublin” by Balazs. Miller and Showalter will also perform the violin and cello duet “Scheherazade” by Rimsky-Korsakov. The recital is free and open to the public.
Cumberland Valley School of Music is a non-profit member of the National Guild for Community Arts Education, with 53 faculty members teaching more than 600 students at locations in Chambersburg, Mercersburg, Waynesboro, and Hagerstown. Scholarship assistance is available for students with financial need. More information on lessons, classes and wide range of programs for students of all ages (from preschool aged children to senior citizens) is available online at www.cvsmusic.org or call 717-261-1220.