Kentucky Opera’s David Roth to be recognized
Kentucky Opera’s David Roth to be recognized
Hanover College will host its annual "The President Honors the Arts" event Saturday with college president Sue DeWine.

The 90-minute show features student performers and presenters in theater, music, visual arts and creative writing. The show is meant to showcase student accomplishments at the college from throughout the soon-to-be concluded school year.

Preceding the show is an invitation-only gala reception with food, wine and entertainment in Duggan Library for donors and supporters of Hanover College's arts program.

The show will begin 7:30 p.m. at the Center for Fine Arts, and is free and open to the public.

The show will include the Hanover College Chamber Singers, conducted by Dr. Madlen Batchvarova. The group is made up of: sopranos Autumn Barger, Daria Boggs, Alexandra Burhorn, Chyna Cheaney, Emily Engelking, Megan Hackman, Grace Hardee, Laura Isernhagen, Ariel Mishurda, Kaitlin Sanders, Katie Schmidt, Kathryn Sherrod, Mackenzie Spicer, Brittany Travis, Hannah Wehmeyer and  Lauren Williamson; altos Madeline Ashby, Sarah Bates-Scott, Lauren Bowers, Caitlin Camic, Sarah Erler, Emily Fellows, Caroline Funkhouser, Taryn Mayer, Courtney Odle and Miranda Sell; tenors Grant Mychael, Thomas Swenson and Han Zaw; and bass William Biggs and Joshua Ruse.

There will also be musical performances from Lauren Bower, a mezzo soprano singer, Chen Wang, a pianist, and Nathan Richter, a tuba player.

Kylie Justus will give a presentation from the visual arts department from her series "(Sub)consciously Divided."

The theater department will present a scene from "The Importance of Being Earnest," by Oscar Wilde, featuring Brian Stewart, Gracie Taylor, Gray Schierholt and Tessa McShane with costumes designed by Elizabeth Hollis.

The 2014 Hanover College Medal for Excellence in the Arts will be awarded to David Roth, general director of Kentucky Opera in Louisville, Ky.