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2012-2013

 

October 24, 2012


Concert Band and Concert Choir give fall performance

 

concert bandMusic fans were treated to a special evening Tuesday in the Robert Brown Theatre as the Cowley College Concert Band and Cowley College Concert Choir performed their fall concert.

Under the direction of Josh Fleig, the Cowley College Concert Band opened the evening by performing pieces by composer Jacob De Haan. The Concert Band performed Festa Paesana, Variazioni in Blue, and The Blues Factory. They also performed Let me Weep (G.F. Handel), Adagio (Tomaso Albinoni), and Bist Du Beir Mir (J.S. Bach).

concert choirThe Cowley College Concert Choir then took the stage under the direction of Connie Donatelli to perform An American Tapestry of Song, with songs consisting of Down In The Valley To Pray, An American Folksong Spectacular!, three pieces from American Folk Song Settings, Some Folks, Go to Sleep Little Babe, Bright Morning Stars, Riders in the Sky (A Cowboy Legend), Home on the Range, and An American Hymn.

Dalene McDonald served as an accompanist. Rose Hooley served as soloist on Down in the Valley to Pray, while Nickolas Stoppel and Sheree’ Stoppel were guest artists on An American Folksong Spectacular.

Libby Hooley, Rachel McAfee, and Kristan Wiedeman were featured on Go to Sleep Little Babe and Bright Morning Stars. The men of the Concert Choir were featured in Riders in the Sky, and Donatelli’s brother, Charles Laughridge, played the harmonica during Home on the Range.

Members of the Concert Band are: Rosana Macias, Alexie Pearce, David Bartlett, Kaile Shrode, Lara Schmidt, Rachel Bouchard, Mikayla Gerber, Tatiana Thompson, Karly Marshall, Amanda Fiedler, Alyssa Nulik, Jace Franklin, Alison Flickner, Sarah Christianson, Kaysi Wolf, Kirsty Skinner, Alyssa Eli, Chris Cardone, Deseree Harrison, Kenneth Stark, Jake Loftus, William Bucher, Mollie Talbert, Blake Gillihan, Alex Smitley, Avery Corriea, Ella Riddle, Jaci Hall, Kiley Broyles, Sarah Enderud, Cathy Call, Caitlyn Martin, Warren Taylor, Tyler Gerber, Tyler Beach, Amy Gragert, Justin Davis, Matt Allen, Josh Waldorf, Nathan Metzinger, Chris Bohnert, Cameron Crabtree, John Donaldson, Dustin Mast, Heaven Scott, and KC Udarbe.

Members of the Concert Choir are: Jaime Anguiano, Rebekah Anliker, Nicole Banks, Brenna Beeson, Dylan Berry, Trenton Biddle, Jolie Butler, Jordan Butler, Seth Butler, Anthony Caldera, Torie Calfy, Cathleen Call, Abby Crow, Joseph Decartes, Devin Dice, Gary Fizer, Ashley Foster, Bridget Fox, Jace Franklin, Jesseca Green, Tara Hageman, Jaci Hall, Megan Hamlett, Michael Harding, Sidney Hogan, Libby Hooley, Rose Hooley, Josh Johnson, Reyanna Johnson, Charity Kester, Elizabeth Lewis, Rachel McAfee, Kaitlyn McDonough, Autumn Mumford, Rebecca Munoz, Alex Myers, Michael Norem, Vanessa Payne, Alexie Pearce, Brandi Regier, Hayley Rogers, Kalie Shrode, Kirsty Skinner, Marissa Spainhower, Ben Stranghoner, Lauren Sullivan, Roy Tannehill, Cyruss Tasker, Caitlyn Ulbrich, Jared Valdez, Josh Waldorf, Christian Weston, Kyle White, Kristan Wiedeman, Jason Williams, and America Zambudio.

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