JBU STUDENT LEADABRAND TO GIVE SENIOR PIANO RECITAL

Siloam Springs, Ark (February 19, 1998) — Tamara D. Leadabrand will perform her senior piano recital on Thursday, Feb. 26 at 7:30 p.m. in Jones Recital Hall on the John Brown University campus. The performance is free and open to the public.

Leadabrand, the daughter of Tom and Donna Leadabrand of Lakewood, Colo., is a music education with a piano emphasis major.

Leadabrand will perform "Sonata, Op. 26" by Ludwig van Beethoven, "Preludes for Piano" by George Gershwin, and "Scherzo, Op.31, No. 2" by Frederic Chopin.

Since 1919, John Brown University, an interdenominational, Christian university, has provided top-quality Christ-centered higher education. JBU embraces a three-fold emphasis on training the "Head, Heart, and Hand" of her 1,300 students from over 40 states and 30 countries.

For the fourth straight year, U.S. News & World Report named JBU as one of the "10 Best" regional liberal arts colleges in the South in its 1998 America's Best Colleges Annual Guide. JBU was also named to the 1997-1998 Templeton Honor Roll for Character Building Colleges by the John Templeton Foundation. JBU has been a member of the honor roll since its inception in 1988.