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Northeast music department to open season with fall concert

Northeast music department to open season with fall concert

NORFOLK, Neb. – Northeast Community College instrumental music and vocal groups will open their 2022-23 season with a fall concert.

The concert will be held Sun., Oct. 23, at 2 p.m., in the Lifelong Learning Center on the Norfolk campus. It will feature selections by the Northeast College/Community Concert Band and Concert Choir.

With Kevin McLouth, instrumental music instructor/director of instrumental activities, as director, the Northeast College/Community Concert Band will perform "Fanfare & Flourishes," by James Curnow, "Chorale," by Vaclav Nelhybel, "J.S. Jig," by Brant Karrick, and "National Emblem," by E.E. Bagely.

Northeast College/Community Concert Band members include,

Alto Sax – Serina Babcock, Verdigre; Drake Boyle, Norfolk; Rhyan Greenough, Norfolk.

Baritone Saxophone – Ryan Ginn, Norfolk; and Allie Kotrous, Verdigre.

Bass Clarinet – Shyann Rohloff, Osmond.

Bassoon – Melora Hirschman, Norfolk.

Clarinet – Becca Asbury, Norfolk; Jennifer Fees, Madison; Karen Goetsch, Norfolk; Emma Green, Chambers; Hannah Santos, Albion; Sue Sieler, Norfolk; Jessica Stark, Plainview; Brianna Worley, Lincoln.

Euphoniums – Ken Hamsa, Norfolk; Riley Montoya, Newman Grove; James Shoenberner, Gayville, So. Dak.

Flute – Carrie Jensen, Norfolk; Dr. David Klee, Columbus; Amber Knight, Madison; Leah Levin, Ashland; Virginia Maas, Hoskins; Ellie Phelps, Newman Grove; Marie Scheer, Madison; and Linda Steele, Norfolk.

Horn – Dr. Bryon Hirschman, Norfolk; Pat Leavell, Norfolk; Cole Uzell, Norfolk.

Oboe – Brooke Painter, Norfolk.

Percussion – Parker Barnes, Wahoo; Caleb Neben, Lexington; Dalton Rath, Randolph; Rhiannon Van Fleet; Norfolk.

Tenor Sax – Sydni Johnson, Hastings; Tory Stevens, Creighton.

Trombone – Noah Asbury, Norfolk; Tom Brodecky, Columbus; Jesus Campos, South Sioux City; Chris Efta, Pierce; Josh Fulton, Stanton; Dr. Randy Neuharth, Norfolk; Jason Schmidt, Battle Creek.

Trumpet – Chris Asbury, Norfolk; Kelly Asbury, Norfolk; Sarah Harrod, Norfolk; Lynn Matthies, Norfolk; Rachael Nuerenberg, Wakefield; Dominic Pavlick, Verdigre; Curtis Stevens, Creighton; Les Swanson, Norfolk; Hannah Vokoun, Chelsea, Iowa.

Tuba – Devon Chambliess, West Point; Isaac Guenther, Norfolk; Seth Rivest, Battle Creek.

Vocal selections by the Concert choir, directed by Margaret Schultz, director of choral activities, will include “A Choral Flourish," by Linda Spevacek, "Goblin Feet," words by Tolkien and music by Larry Shackley, "Autumn Moon," by Jay Althouse," "The Lake," words by Poe and music by Jay Althouse," and "A Festive Call to Freedom," (traditional Shaker Hymn) with music by Joseph Martin. The men of the choir will perform “Goodnight, Sweetheart, Goodnight,” with soloists Drake Boyle, Norfolk, and Jeremiah Polak, Coleridge.  

Jolene Ziebell is the accompanist. 

Concert choir members include,

Alto – Katherine Carey, Norfolk; Reilly Donscheski, Palmer; Hannah Santos, Albion; Hailey Seagren, Wausa; Rhiannon Van Fleet, Norfolk; Hanna Vokoun, Chelsea, Iowa.

Bass – Parker Barnes, Wahoo; Grant Frerichs, Stanton; Carter Hasemann, Wayne; Mason Mornoes, Plainview; Kellan Sager, Norfolk; Courtney Silbera, Brooklyn, NY; Ram Watters, Panama.

Soprano – Lela Frerichs, Stanton; Emily Hespe, Springview; Destiny Holland, Norfolk; Shelby Klaumann, Gladstone.

Tenor – Drake Boyle, Norfolk; Connor Larsen, Tilden; Jeremiah Polak, Coleridge; Collin Sowards, Maryville, MO.

The Oct. 23 concert is free and open to the public.