Ouachita Baptist University’s Division of Music will host Mattie Bogoslavsky and Tara Clem in their sophomore musical theatre recitals on Friday, Feb. 14. The recitals, which are free and open to the public, will begin at 11 a.m. in Mabee Fine Arts Center’s McBeth Recital Hall.
Bogoslavsky, a North Little Rock native, was named a semifinalist in the lower music theatre division of both the regional and state National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS) auditions. She has been named to Ouachita’s Dean’s List and has participated in OBU Women’s Chorus and OBU Concert Choir.
Bogoslavsky’s portion of the recital will include Cy Coleman’s “Nobody Does it Like Me” from Seesaw; Benny Anderson, Tim Rice and Bjorn Ulvaeus’ “Someone Else’s Story” from Chess; and David Shire’s “One Step” from Starting Here, Starting Now. She will be accompanied by John Alec Briggs.
Clem, a Texarkana, Texas, native, also was named a semifinalist in the lower music theatre division of both the regional and state NATS auditions. She was named the first annual John Thomas Award winner and has served as a board member for the Texarkana Repertory Company, TexRep. She has participated in the Arkansas Repertory Theatre’s Young Artist Program, Sigma Alpha Iota international music fraternity for women, OBU Women’s Chorus and OBU Concert Choir.
Clem’s portion of the recital will include John Du Prez and Eric Idle’s “The Song That Goes Like This” from Monty Python’s Spamalot; Lin-Manuel Miranda’s “Breathe” from In the Heights; Act Two, Scene Six from The Last Night of Ballyhoo by Alfred Uhry; and Jule Styne’s “If You Hadn’t But You Did” from Two on the Aisle. She will be accompanied by Susan Monroe.
For more information, contact OBU’s School of Fine Arts at (870) 245-5129.