News Release

Lauren Eifert, Rachael Heistand to perform joint recital at Evangel University on Tuesday, April 1

March 28, 2014 | Michaela Smith

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – Two Evangel University music majors will perform a joint, junior recital on Tuesday, April 1, at 6 p.m. The public is welcome to attend and there is no cost for admission.

Lauren Eifert will perform her portion of the recital specializing in voice. She will be accompanied by Carol Wilson, Springfield area pianist, who has been Eifert’s accompanist since her freshman year.

Eifert is pursuing a degree in music education and hopes to teach children in elementary schools after graduation.  She is the daughter of Gary and Katrina Eifert of Rio Rancho, NM.

Rachael Heistand specializes in the flute for her portion of the recital. She will be accompanied by David Giles, a Springfield musician.

Heistand is pursuing a music degree and hopes to play in an orchestra in Japan after graduation. She is the daughter of Connie Heistand of Shobonier, Ill.

In addition to their solo pieces, the two students will perform as a duet for the songs The Flute Tutor and Une Flute Invisible.


At the Well, by Richard Hagemen

Cherry Valley, by Roger Quilter

Sonate, by Paul Hindemith

  • Movement 1
  • Movement2

Du Meines Herzens Kronelein, by Richard Strauss

Silent Noon, by Ralph Vaughn Williams

Une Flute Invisible, by Charles Camille Saint- Saens

Little Polly Flinders, by John Michael Diack

From Giulio Cesare, “Piangero la sorta mia,” by George Frideric Handel

Be Thou My Vision, arranged by Rebecca Bonam

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

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