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April 26, 2014

Piano teachers holding annual recitals on Sunday

JOPLIN, Mo. — The Joplin Piano Teachers Association will sponsor its annual Honors Recitals for the school year Sunday at Forest Park Baptist Church, Seventh Street and Range Line Road.

There will be nine recitals in three locations at 1:30, 2:30 and 3:30 p.m. simultaneously in the sanctuary, chapel and choir room; 193 students and 19 teachers are participating.

The JPTA is completing its 58th year.

Students who are performing at 1:30 p.m. in the chapel will be Blake Battaglia, Bryce Battaglia, Ryan Bragg, Emma Bragg, Abby Brownfield, Josiah Gilbert, Emma Greathouse, Tessa Greathouse, Caleb Hilsenbeck, Jonathan Loden, David McCaulley, Aaron McDonald, Melynn Mulik, Benjamin Nicholas, Joseph Nicholas, Taryn Parker, Michael Peters, Gavin Phillips, Mason Phillips, Aaron Wells and Noah Wells. Participating teacher is Bob Durham.

Students to play at 1:30 p.m. in the sanctuary will be Aseneth Arzet, Christian Atteberry, Kelsey Atteberry, Kip Atteberry, Charlie Heil, Grace Knudsen, Barrett Lewis, Emily Sanders, Edith Sigler, Anna Smith and Amy Walser. Participating teacher is Karen Dolanc.

Performers at 1:30 p.m. in the choir room will be: Destiny Abbott, Alaynna Berry, Brynna Brouwer, Karissa Chase, Lydia Commons, Nolan Commons, Grace Derfelt, Davin Downey, Raylynn Downey, Lauren Harrington, Ashlyn Henderson, Ryan Karry, Ryan Kidd, Jonathan Liu, Avery Nevins, Uriah Nevins, Byler Reither, Chloe Spiva, Owen Weller, Madeline Wilson and Ana Young. Participating teachers are Sheila Burger, Amanda Kimble, Jane Stadt and Jana Zinter.

Students to play at 2:30 p.m. in the chapel are Ashley Beebe, Jessica Beebe, Michael Beebe, Emma Boicu, Rachael Boicu, Kyler Chester, Anthony Derecichei, Mathew Derecichei, Caroline Erisman, Gailey Gage, Thad Harris, Matthew Heatley, Chelsea Henderson, Jewell Hicks, Hayden Higgins, Jacob Hutter, Lexee Johnson, Myka Masters, Triston Royster, Andrea Scott, Leah Scott, Tara Scott and Laurel Wheeler. Participating teachers are Ruth Burnside, Shirley Carnes, Jeneane Chartier, Vicky Ralston and Carolyn Orbin.

Performers at 2:30 p.m. in the sanctuary will be: Nat Curtis, Duc Dang, Rachel Dolence, Jacob Hightower, Regina Hightower, Abhijith Jenkins, Caroline Kolb, Katrina Logal, Prithvi Nagarajan, Shrihari Nagarajan, Janine Niswonger, Jesse Niswonger, Jonathan Niswonger, Joshua Niswonger, William Novalany, Aniruth Ramanathan, Josiah Reitz, Alan Schlueter, Gabriella Schlueter, Emma Schultz, Grant Schultz, Jonah Spieker, Zeke Spieker, Emma Tribbey, Joshua Tribbey, Erin Williams and Sierra Wilson. Participating teachers are Marilyn Abercrombie and Susan Lincoln.

Students who will play at 2:30 p.m. in the choir room are Saniya Ablatt, Shase Hembree, Max Higginbotham, Katelyn Hunber, Jackson Gloyer, Pierce Gloyer, Hohanna Jerayaj, Jeanna Jerayaj, Kemberleigh Kimble, Abigail Knorpp, Caleb Knorpp, Gracie Knorpp, Isaac Knorpp, Naomi Knorpp, Luke Miller, Grace Quigley, Haven Quigley, Kim Richardson, Jonathan Shuler, Shansiya Turgun and Eden Udell. Participating teachers are Bob Durham and Gloria Jardon.

The 3:30 p.m. students who will perform in the chapel are Erin Ames, Justin Brown, Riley Brown, Ella Cheatham, Krista Cheatham, Ella Clark, Emily Clark, Rachel Davison, Emily Egger, Garrett Egger, Jacob Harris, Otto Harris, Lauren Jones, Luke Jones, Nathan Jones, Olivia Jones, Andy Nguyen, Adeline Ragsdale, Grace Roush, Elizabeth Titius, Olivia Whitesell and Taylor Yockey. Participating teachers are Vicky Ralston, Ginny Stalling and Lynne Stull.

Students to perform at 3:30 p.m. in the sanctuary are Reagan Brysacz, Morgan Clark, Olivia Clark, Brent Corner, Anna Cranston, Connor Cranston, Aadyn Crider, Mikayla Crider, Sophya Davis, Valerie Davis, Emily Eldred, Katie Fyock, Jackson Gilstrap, Patrick Gilstrap, Ethan Grayson, Kailey Hamilton, Reagan Miller, Reese Miller, Chase Smith, Jason Smith, Lance Smith, Emily Tarter and Arthur Vajeepiyantanon. Participating teachers are Carolyn Clark and Anna Hill.

Performers at 3:30 p.m. in the choir room will be Sarah Alcantar, Jada Badrieh, Samaya Badrieh, Nico Carlson, Sonia Carlson, Sean Henson, Carter Hurn, Anna Iorio, LeAira Kitchen, Zachary Kitchen, Jarrett Little, Allyson Marlett, Kofi Quist, Elena Rodriguez, London Rodriguez, Bella Ross, Elena Ross, Anna Pearl Stanley, Del Stanley, Jack Stanley, McKensey Teal, Ashi Viswanathan and Phia Vogel. Participating teachers are Bob Durham and Jana Zinter.

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