Students offer riveting performances at Departmental Recital
The evening featured improvisational dance pieces and practiced song selections performed by LSMSA students.
Six performing arts students at the Louisiana School for Math, Science, and the Arts (LSMSA) showcased song and dance selections during the school’s Departmental Recital, which was held on Feb. 14 in the Center for Performance and Technology Recital Hall.
Abigail LeBlanc (’19) and Madeline Lorio (’21) collaborated on an improvisational dance piece to the song “Hourglass” by Sleeping at Last. Sopranos Allison Jonson (’21) and Brynlee Daigle (’19) sang “Caro mio ben” and “Nuit d’etoiles,” respectively. Soprano Madison Kavanaugh (’21) performed “Will You” from “Grey Gardens,” and soprano Sydney Sorbet (’20) closed out the show with the song “Art is Calling for Me” from “The Enchantress”.
The performers were students of Senior Lecturer of Voice and Chorale Lisa Benner and Instructor of Dance Crystal Lewis. Many of the pieces featured piano accompaniment by Dr. Charles Jones, LSMSA’s senior lecturer of piano.
Departmental Recitals at LSMSA are held twice per semester, with students performing song arrangements, dance numbers and theatrical skits. The events are free and open to the public.
Small class sizes at LSMSA allow for performing arts students to receive individualized attention from esteemed faculty members at the top of their field. For a closer look, visit www.LSMSA.edu/arts.
Louisiana School for Math, Science, and the Arts (LSMSA) is the preeminent state-supported residential high school with competitive admissions for Louisiana's high-achieving, highly-motivated sophomores, juniors, and seniors. As a public school, there is no tuition to attend, and assistance from the LSMSA Foundation ensures the program is available to all qualifying students regardless of family financial need.