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Esther Malone and Cody Yanez to present sophomore vocal recital at Evangel University, Tuesday, March 18

March 17, 2014 | Michaela Smith

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – Evangel University music majors, Esther Malone and Cody Yanez, will perform a collaborative voice recital on Tuesday, March 18, at 6 p.m. in the Barnett Recital Hall. The public is invited to attend, and admission is free.

esther malone200dpiCarol Wilson, a Springfield pianist, will accompany the performers for a majority of their songs. Yanez will also accompany Malone on Requiem Aeternam, which is an original piece he wrote.

Chris Ragain, senior broadcasting major, and Julia Gardino, music education major, will also perform with the pair for the song In My Life/A Heart Full of Love.


Cody Yanez 200dpiProgram

Now Sing We Joyfully Unto God, by Gordon Young

Wie Melodien Zieht Es Mir, by Johannes Brahms

Danza Danza Fanciulla Gentile, by Francesco Durante

Mandoline, by Claude Debussy

Mandoline, by Gabriel Faure

Allerselen, by Richard Strauss

In My Life/A Heart Full of Love (from Les Miserables), by Claude-Michel Schonberg, Alain Boubil and Jean-Marc Natel


O Namenlose Freude, by Ludwig van Beethoven

Batti, Batti, o bel Masetto, by Wolfgang Mozart

The Crucifixion, by Samuel Barber

At the Cry of the First Bird, by David Guidon

Pie Jesu, by Gabriel Faure

Requiem, by Cody Yanez

Take Me as I Am (from Jekyll & Hyde), by Leslie Bricusse

Esther Malone is the daughter of Howard and Melanie Malone from Waynesville, Mo.

Cody Yanez is the son of Stephen & Leslie Yanez from Valley Springs, Calif.

For more information about this recital, contact Lynne Hall at (417) 865-2811, ext. 7212, or by email at


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