The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay Wind Ensemble and Symphonic Band, featuring the State-Bound High School Honor Band, will perform a concert at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 23 in the Cofrin Family (main) Hall at the Weidner Center for the Performing Arts on campus, 2420 Nicolet Drive.
Conducted by UW-Green Bay Associate Prof. Kevin Collins, the concert will include selections from UW-Green Bay’s Symphonic Band. Starting out with “Down a Country Lane” by Aaron Copland (trans. Merlin Patterson), the band will continue with James Bonney’s “Reflections in a Tidal Pool” and Steven Bryant’s “Dusk” before concluding with “Wolf River Sunset” by Jon Harmon.
The Wind Ensemble’s performance will include such pieces as Jack Stamp’s “Fanfare for the Great Hall,” Eric Whitacre’s “Lux Arumque” and Frank Ticheli’s “Angels in the Architecture.” The Wood Family Organ will be featured on “Angels in the Architecture” and an additional song.
In addition to the Symphonic Band and Wind Ensemble performances, audiences will hear the State-Bound High School Honor Band, consisting of approximately 70 students from a dozen Wisconsin high schools. The students were selected for the band after receiving superior ratings at Wisconsin School Music Association district music festivals.
Tickets for the Wind Ensemble, Symphonic Band and State-Bound High School Honor Band concert are $7 for adults and $5 for students and seniors. Order online at www.uwgb.edu/tickets or by calling (920) 465-2400 or (800) 328-tkts. UW-Green Bay is an accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Music. More information is available at www.uwgb.edu/music.
UW-Green Bay Symphonic Band personnel are as follows: Flute: Samantha Roth, Kristina Becker, Shannon Alba, Andrea Schroeder, Allie Andres; Clarinet: Theresa Vollmer, Kaitlyn Francois, Dylan Bergman, Lashawna Tucker, Mesheal Bushor; Bass Clarinet: Veronica Kasperek; Horn: Abigail Englebert, Kathi Arnold, Molly Dietrich; Alto Sax: Kyle Henrickson, Sydney St. Clair, Courtney Ingraham, Gracie Kellow, Nicole Eparvier, Zeng Lor; Tenor Saxophone: Matthew Hayes; Baritone Saxophone: Kyle Schneider; Trumpet: Evan Patton, Greg Koeller; Trombone: Riley Heiman, David Feld; Euphonium: Kristen Woodard; Tuba: James Jones; Percussion: Jack Van Beek, Brandon Pszanka, Chase Collins; Cello: Larissa Mickelson; String Bass: Miranda Malone, Jon Tabers-Kwak.
UW-Green Bay Wind Ensemble personnel are as follows: Flute: Kailey Mucha, Laura Cortright, Rechel Massey, Anne Reis, Jessica Brown, Ashley Gutting, Alysha Brooks; Clarinet: Rebecca Erdmann, Heather Roberts; Bass Clarinet: Oliver Konecny; Alto Saxophone: Mckenna VanDerLeest, Kyle Henrickson; Tenor Saxophone: Kelton Jennings; Baritone Saxophone: Kyle Hall; Horn: Molly Dederich, Brandt Bailey, Jillian Patrick; Trumpet: Ryan Loining, Gatlin Grimm, Chase Collins; Trombone: Matt Albert, Riley Heiman, Patrick Romanek; Bass Trombone: Bill Burroughs; Euphonium: Cole Watkins; Tuba: Paul Dugan; Percussion: Lisa Ford, Jamie Rodgers, Kyle Swan, Michaela Hogan, Bobby Joe Majers Jr., Jack Van Beek, Brandon Pszanka; Piano/Keyboard: Nick Saldaña.
UW-Green Bay State-Bound High School Honor Band personnel are as follows: Flute: Kayla Boree, New London; Cadence Brunzlick (Picc.), Antigo; Caralyn Collins (Picc), Green Bay Preble; Daria DeBlaey, Green Bay Preble; Emma Fay, Green Bay Preble; Jennifer Fischer, Antigo; Katherine Guzman, Two Rivers; Sara Hanna, Luxemburg-Casco; Alec Schunke, Green Bay Preble; Samantha Spohn, Sevastopol; Kylie Sweere, Hilbert; Shelby Trzebiatowski, Iola-Scandinavia; Aubri Urbanek, Two Rivers; Jordan Weber, Antigo; Bassoon: Joanna Busch, Pulaski; Lauren Gray, Antigo; Emmy LaLuzerne , Green Bay Preble; Clarinet: Clara Bass, Reedsburg; Mollie Behm, Reedsburg; Ava Brueggeman, Reedsburg; Samantha Jeanquart, Luxemburg-Casco; Odessa Kaelin, Two Rivers; Alyssa Klein, Luxemburg-Casco; Vanessa Merrill, Green Bay Preble; Hunter Nicholson, Antigo; Cassidy Salentine, Luxemburg-Casco; Hannah Waage, Green Bay Preble; Melissa Wald, Antigo; Chris Wanek, Two Rivers; Katie Warpinski, Green Bay Preble; Bass Clarinet: Everett Kauffman, Iola-Scandinavia; Alto Saxophone: Megan Beck, Shawano; Kevin Cervantes, Green Bay Preble; Brianna Frontuto, Luxemburg-Casco; Nick Olson, Green Bay Preble; Meagan Rapp, Green Bay Preble; Joe Reineke, Antigo; Tenor Saxophone: Sadie Fleischman, Antigo; Michaela McLeod, Green Bay Preble; Kyle Tolksdorf, Green Bay Preble; Emily Wogsland, Iola-Scandinavia; Baritone Saxophone: Donald Hewitt, Luxemburg-Casco; Hannah Jandrin, Green Bay Preble; Horn: Kennedy Luedeman, Green Bay Preble; Alex Sekora, Denmark; Tyler Sekora, Denmark; Krystal Tysdal, Iola-Scandinavia; Trumpet: Logan Bornowski, Green Bay Preble; Adam Cherek, Iola-Scandinavia; Sarah Doucette, Antigo; Dakota Griffin, Ozaukee; Ryley Jones, Antigo; Corina Larsen, Two Rivers; Maddie LeClair, Sevastopol; Theodore Myers, Shawano; Annika Osell, Green Bay Preble; Trombone: Maris Braun, Shawano: Cameron Collins, Green Bay Preble; Sean Driscoll, Green Bay Preble; Halverson, Xavier, Green Bay East; Carley Suemincht, Reedsburg; Bass Trombone: Jeremy Farber, Reedsburg; Euphonium: Matthew Gosser, Sevastopol; Tuba: Max Alef, Two Rivers; Calvin Moon, Reedsburg; Ryan Vandehei, Green Bay Preble; Percussion: Nathan Baughman, Ozaukee; Doug Behishek, Antigo; Nick Johnson, Luxemburg-Casco; Ashley Kakuk, Two Rivers; Jon Simpson, New London; Zachary Sorenson, Iola-Scandinavia.
Participating high school directors are Scott Bruer, Reedsburg Area High School; D. Thomas Busch, Pulaski High School; Wesley Couch, Denmark High School; Jeff Dewey, Antigo High School; Adam Hardt, New London High School; Melissa Harms, Ozaukee High School, Tanya Hasenjager, Sevastopol High School; Karen Iken, Green Bay East High School; Chris Kent, Shawano High School; Janice Lehr, Iola-Scandinavia High School; Clint Piper, Luxemburg-Casco High School; Shawn Postell, Hilbert High School; Meghan Sweeney, Green Bay Preble High School.