University Relations and Communications

Music student presents her senior recital this Sunday

November 18, 2014



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The concert will be held Sunday, Nov. 23 at 3 p.m. in Cisel Recital Hall on the university campus, 1500 University Dr.



MSU BILLINGS NEWS SERVICES — Montana State University Billings music major Danielle May Staffileno will perform her senior recital on Nov. 23, at 3 p.m., in Cisel Recital Hall.


The concert, which will include works by Mozart, Vivaldi and Fauré, is free and open to the public.


A Senior High School graduate, Staffileno began her study of music at Westmont College in Santa Barbara, Calif. She studied abroad in the fall of 2012 at Wesley Institute in Sydney, Australia. She will complete her Bachelor of Arts degree in general music from MSUB.


A student of Doug Nagel, Staffileno, a soprano, has participated in choirs and private voice lessons at each of the colleges she has attended and has been active in her church for several years.


She will be accompanied by pianist Gail Briceño. Staffileno will also be joined by her husband, Thomas Staffileno, for the final piece, “The Prayer.”