BETHANY, W.Va. – Chris Scaggs, Bethany College Senior Music major, will perform a guitar recital on Saturday, April 8 at 7 p.m. in Wailes Theatre on campus. A reception will follow the performance.
Scaggs will perform ten guitar selections and will be accompanied by Bethany faculty members, Aaron Carey and Pandel Collaros, Bethany students Amanda McCoy, Sarah Kudrin, Sam Vuchenich and Bill DeLelles. Jenn Christenson will provide the stage lighting.
Guitar selections will include Mediterranean Sundance by Al DiMeola and Paco DeLucia; Empire State Express written by Eddie James "Son" House; Cheap Whiskey written by Scaggs and Bethany College sophomore Jonathan Bashioum; Drown in My Own Tears by Henry Glover; Stardust by Scaggs, Hey Baby by Jimi Hendrix; Shine by Cecil Mark, Lew Brown and Ford Dabney; If Dogs Run Free by Bob Dylan; Be Careful with a Fool by B.B. King and Joe Josea; and Forever Young by Bob Dylan.
The recital is Scagg's Senior Project, a requirement for his Bethany College Bachelor of Arts degree in Music. The son of Jeff and Julie Scaggs of Lorain, Ohio, he has been playing the guitar since he was 8-years old. Jimi Hendrix is one of Scaggs musical influences.
Each student at Bethany College must successfully complete a Senior Project consistent with guidelines and requirements of the department of the student's major. The student proposes a project for credit, and it is supervised by the student's Senior Project advisor and by at least one additional faculty member.