Five musicians to perform “The Trumpet Shall Sound” Saturday

Published 10:05 pm Friday, April 3, 2015

On Saturday, April 4, for the 11 a.m. service at the Tryon Seventh-day Adventist Church, the special music will be a selection from Handel’s Messiah “The Trumpet Shall Sound.”
The bass soloist, Richard Cagle, majored in music with a concentration in voice at Appalachian State University and received a master’s degree at Northern Arizona University. He has taught music for over 20 years and sung solos at major sporting events, churches, recording studios and on TV. Currently he is teaching music at North Henderson High School in Hendersonville.
Accompanying Cagle this Saturday will be the following musicians:

Joe Pullara graduated from Polk County High and received a master’s degree in trumpet performance at the University of Arkansas.

Sarah Izquerdo studied violin for nine years with Jessica Stewart of Columbus and for four years with Inez Redmon of Asheville. She is the recipient of numerous Foothills Music Scholarships including the “Nancy Oakes Scholarship” in 2006. She has been a member of the Asheville Youth Symphony and the Blue Ridge Orchestra. She is currently preparing to attend Southern Adventist University where she hopes to continue her music education.

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Amy Wellard has performed violin solos in Europe and Asia and also played in many different venues with orchestras in the past. She has now dedicated her violin to Jesus, and her greatest joy is playing only sacred music that expresses her love to Him.
Cellist Mindy Burgin received master of music degree from the University of Tennessee. She has taught cello and piano for the past 15 years, and is currently the stringed instrument coordinator and cello instructor for the Lawson Academy Satellite program through Converse College. She plays with the Florence Symphony, the Hendersonville Symphony, the Tre Amici Trio and the piano trio Trilogia. Burgin serves as choir director and pianist at the Gramling United Methodist Church.



– Submitted by Tim Grindley