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‘Let’s sing a chorus or two’ at Northeast holiday concert

‘Let’s sing a chorus or two’ at Northeast holiday concert

NORFOLK, Neb. – Tis the season – to listen to holiday music and maybe even sing along – during a festive concert.

Northeast Nebraskans are invited to do just that during the annual Holiday Concert. It will take place on Sunday, Dec. 10, at the Lifelong Learning Center at 2 p.m., with the Concert Choir, Community/College Concert Band and the band and choir combined, all scheduled to perform. The event is free and open to the public.

The choir performances will feature some with only a women’s ensemble or a men’s ensemble, as well as combined. They will cover songs ranging from such classics as “O Come All Ye Faithful” to “On the Faces of the World.” The vocal director is Margaret Schultz, with accompanist William Miller.
The band will perform such fun numbers as “Sleigh Ride” and “La Fiesta Mexicana.” There also will be a band and choir combined sing-a-long. Kevin McLouth is the instrumental director.

Concert Choir members are:

Alto – Cailey Anderson, Blair; KC Carey, Norfolk; Reilly Donscheski, Palmer; Melina Frerichs, Stanton; Libbi Hood, Grand Island; Taylor Kleinschmit, Bloomfield; Emily Koenig, Norfolk; Alexis Pallat, Seward; Rhianon Van Fleet, Norfolk; Jasper Wermers, West Point.

Soprano – Lela Frerichs, Stanton; Chasity Harder, Fremont; Noemi Hernandez, Columbus; Destiny Holland, Norfolk; Eternity Hixson, Norfolk; Haley Kennedy, Norfolk; Shelby Klaumann, Gladstone; Trinity Peltier, Cozad; Hannah Taylor, Norfolk.

Bass – Grant Frerichs, Stanton; Carter Hasemann, Wayne; Aaron Johanson, Pierce; Nathan Perrett, Valentine; Kellan Sager, Norfolk; Luke Warner, Elm Creek; Ram Watters, Panama; Eduardo Calderon, Norfolk.

Tenor – Alberto Cartela, Norfolk; Jeremiah Polak, Coleridge; Josiah Stonehocker, Fremont; James Torres, Madison.

Concert Band members are:

Flute - Sydney Erickson, Norfolk; Calysa Gemachlich, Norfolk; Carrie Jensen, Norfolk; Tanesha King, Norfolk; Dr. David Klee, Columbus; Amber Knight, Madison; Leah Levin, Ashland; Virginia Maas, Hoskins; Madison Parker, Tilden; Ellie Phelps, Newman Grove; Marie Scheer, Madison; Linda Steele, Norfolk.

Euphoniums – Ken Hamsa, Norfolk; Kyler Dean, O’Neill.

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

Bass Clarinet – Jay Grote, Norfolk; Haley Riebeling, Sioux Center, Iowa; Shyann Rohloff, Osmond.

Percussion – Mike Gall, Norfolk, Charlie Henkel, Norfolk; Chad Jensen, Norfolk.

Trumpet – Chris Asbury, Norfolk; Kelly Asbury, Norfolk; Sarah Harrod, Norfolk; Eli Mackie, Norfolk; Lynn Matthies, Norfolk; Carter Meysenburg, Fullerton; Dan Sievert, Norfolk; Nathan Sievert, Norfolk; Curtis Stevens, Creighton; Les Swanson, Norfolk.

Alto Sax – Alberto Cartela, Norfolk; Wynter Fulsaas, Plainview; Rhyan Greenough, Norfolk; Alex Heiman, Randolph.

Horn – Alexa Doughery, Norfolk; Dr. Bryon Hirschman, Norfolk; Taylor Kleinschmit, Bloomfield; Pat Leavell, Norfolk; Cole Uzzell, Norfolk.
Clarinet– Karen Goetsch, Norfolk, Emma Green, Chambers; Chelsea Hartmann, Rapid City, S.D.; Hannah Santos, Albion; Sue Sieler, Norfolk; Jessica Stark, Plainview.

Oboe – Brooke Painter, Norfolk.

Trombone – Tom Brodecky, Columbus; Chris Efta, Pierce; Josh Fulton, Stanton; Alexis Lind, Tilden; Jacob Mann, Winside; Dr. Randy Neuharth, Norfolk; Jason Schmidt, Battle Creek; Jasper Wermers, West Point.

Tenor Sax – Tory Stevens, Creighton.

Bassoon -- Melora Hirschman, Norfolk; Zaidya Hirschman, Columbus.


The Northeast Community/College Concert Band will be among the performers on Sunday, Dec. 10, at 2 p.m. at the Lifelong Learning Center for the annual Holiday Concert, including a sing-a-long for one of the songs. (Northeast Community College)