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Linfield student presents oboe recital

Linfield College senior Amanda Summers will present a student recital Sunday, March 11, at 7 p.m. in the Delkin Recital Hall in the Vivian A. Bull Music Center at Linfield.

Summers, a music major, will perform works for the oboe and an American Sign Language interpretation of Ingrid Michaelson’s “Far Away,” “The Glendy Burk” by Stephen Foster, “Sonata for Oboe and Piano” by Francis Poulenc and “Solo Pour Hautbois” by Emile Paladilhe.

Summers, of Albuquerque, N.M., studies oboe with Karen Strand, adjunct instructor of music at Linfield. Summers has been active within the music community at Linfield, participating in numerous on-campus ensembles and directing the 2011-12 Linfield College Pep Band and Drumline. She has been featured as a soloist with the Linfield Chamber Orchestra and the Linfield Concert Band. Following her graduation in May, she will attend the University of New Mexico to pursue a degree in sign language interpreting.

The event is free and open to the public, and sponsored by the Linfield Department of Music. For more information, call 503-883-2275.