Rebecca Enlow is a senior vocal music education major studying at Youngstown State University, originally from Salem, Ohio. She has participated in several operas during her time at YSU, and will be playing the role of Adele in Die Fledermaus this spring. She also is a young artist with the Opera Western Reserve. After graduation, she plans to pursue a master's degree in vocal performance with an emphasis in pedagogy. She will be performing a variety of music including arias, oratorios, art songs, and musical theatre works.
First Night Canfield is delighted to present a concert of original music by a very talented local composer. Samantha Hogan (b. 1990) is a composer based out of Youngstown OH. Influenced by a variety of styles from Classical, Rock, Jazz and Video Game music, her works encompass chamber, solo, and large ensemble pieces. Samantha graduated with honors from Youngstown State University's Dana School of Music in 2014 with a B.M. in Music Composition where she studied Composition under Dave Morgan, Scott Pfitzinger, Gwen Rollin, and Robert Rollin and Trombone with Michael Crist and John Olsson.