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March 27, 2014

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'Figaro' production set to premiere Friday

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“Whether this is the first time to an opera or 50th, the audience will enjoy Mozart’s infectiously playful music, which changes on a dime depending on the emotion of the text and which crazy character is delivering it,” said Scott Hochstetler, associate professor of music and musical director for the opera.

The cast of 11 students includes: Paul Zehr from Carthage, N.Y., as Figaro; Sadie Gustafson-Zook from Goshen as Susanna; Aaron Graber from Los Gatos, Calif., as Bartolo; Morgan Short from Goshen, as Marcellina; Rachel Mast from Corvallis, Ore., as Cherubino; Ben Ganger from Goshen as Count Almaviva; Miranda Earnhart from Milford as Countess Almaviva; Martin Flowers from Nappanee as Basilio; Esra Heisey from Goshen as Antonio; Stefan Baumgartner from Goshen as Curzio; and Cecilia Lapp Stoltzfus from Mount Rainier, Md., as Barbarina.

The chorus includes Breanna Bloom, Jim Bontrager, Brianne Brenneman, Isaiah Friesen, Bryn Godshall, Laura Hochstetler, Andrew Pauls, Malcolm Stovall, Maggie Weaver, Blake Shetler, Stefan Baumgartner, Jacob Greaser, Alisa Murray, Brody Thomas, Michael Darby and Cara Paden.

The production team includes Associate Professor of Music Scott Hochstetler, music director; Professor of Music Deb Brubaker, stage director; Andrew Moeggenborg, technical director and set designer; Assistant Professor of Theater Tamera Izlar, producer; Angie Troyer, assistant technical director; Peter Meyer-Reimer, stage manager; Ally Medelline, assistant stage manager; Riley Woods, light designer and operator; Sarah Lake-Rayburn, costume designer; Nick Peebles, sound designer; Christina Hofer, props designer; Breanna Bloom, hair and makeup designer; Brett Conrad, master carpenter; Ben Ganger, master electrician; and Robert Lerch, sound board operator.

The orchestra includes Garrett Ahlgrim (violin), Leah Amstutz (oboe), Philip Bontrager (viola), Kendall Friesen (clarinet), Stephen Graber (clarinet), Steven Ingle (bassoon), Vince Kurtz (violin), Leah Landes (trumpet), Robert Martin (bass), Reuben Ng (cello), Peter Paetkau (violin), Madeline Ruth (viola), Jacob Shetler (timpani), Sam Smucker (violin), Becky Snider (flute), Max Stauffer (cello), Jorge Abreu Toyens (violin), Wade Troyer (trumpet), Emily Vogt (horn), Ashley Westra (bassoon), Matt Wimmer (cello), Ardys Woodward (flute), Bryan Yoder (viola), Erin Yoder (horn), Josh Yoder (violin) and Madeleine Yoder (oboe).

Ticket information The ticket cost is $12 for general admission and $7 for students, senior citizens and GC employees. Tickets can be purchased in advance online at www.goshen.edu/tickets or through the Welcome Center at 574-535-7566 or welcomecenter@goshen.edu. Tickets can also be purchased at the Umble Center box office one hour before the show. There will be a 10-minute intermission.

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