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February 13, 2015

Cowley College and Belle Plaine High School team up to provide entertaining band concert


Band ConcertProviding young musicians in the area an opportunity to learn from one another and share in a musical experience, the Cowley College Concert Band and Belle Plaine High School Concert Band teamed up for a concert Thursday inside Cowley College’s Robert Brown Theatre.

The Belle Plaine High School Concert Band, under the direction of Amanda Weisshaar, opened the evening. They performed Triple Treat, With Every Winter’s Breath, Trails of Glory, and Ballad and Dance.

The Cowley Concert Band, under the direction of Josh Fleig, then performed a variety of music that gripped the audience. The Concert Band performed Flourish for Wind Band, Overture for Winds, Country Gardens, Ye Banks and Braes O’Bonnie Doon, I’m Seventeen Come Sunday, and Kraftwerk.

Fleig hopes to invite a different high school band every year to perform a concert with the Cowley Concert band.

The Concert Band and Cowley College Concert Choir will perform their spring concert in the Robert Brown Theatre at 7 p.m. May 5.

Cowley College Concert Band members:

  • Piccolo: Taylor Ging
  • Flute: Holly Brizendine, Sami Twenhafel, Catherine Mills, Malori Clark, Jillian Rinehart, and Edna Vega
  • Clarinet: Jaci Goode, Alex Coberley, Kodie Patterson, and Megan Talbert
  • Alto Saxophone: Breanna Burdick, Jacob Westerman, Abigail Hasselbring, Leah Seipel
  • Tenor Saxophone: Ramon Ortega
  • Baritone Saxophone: Jacob Worm
  • Trumpet: Sutton Wilson, Justin Woody, Tory Setzkorn, Valerie Schlegel, Maddie Hale, Hunter Ackerman, and Alex Scoggins
  • French Horn: Patci Vega
  • Euphonium: Lake Ferguson, Nathan Metzinger
  • Trombone: Michael Burley, Brooke Tye, Dylan Gregor, and Woodrow Harmon
  • Tuba: Josh Waldorf, Jonathan Holmgren
  • Percussion: Henry Flickinger, Levi Sutton, Ty Spencer, and Lucia Morales
  • Belle Plaine High School Concert Band Members:
  • Flute: Macy Seba, Katie Baker, Ainsley Carson, Sydnie Klos, Nancy Merritt,
  • Clarinet: Kayla Wiggins, Samantha VonFeldt, Jessica Heidel, Mary Wellman, Haley Yarbrough, and Corey Metheny
  • Bass Clarinet: Brianna Hammond
  • Alto Saxophone: Abby Detrick, Skyli Scott, Caleb Stover
  • Tenor Saxophone: Alex Enochs, Zach Potter
  • Baritone Saxophone: Ian Barrett
  • Trumpet: Case McAdam, Lane Callanan, Tyler Blake, Kassie Bowman, Sumar Stinnett, Simon VanBoening, and Mike Begey
  • Trombone: Ricky Lowry, Jax Heater
  • Percussion: Clint Hodges, Ethan Shields, Jimmy Narron, Cody Thurman, Dylan Roth, Chris Rau, and Nate Menhusen
  • French Horn: Zoe Rice

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