Concert Band Polishes Off Semester Of Music

Final 2017 concert Sunday, December 10

November 30, 2017

As final exams wind down and students pack up for Christmas break, Central Methodist University offers its final music concert of the fall semester. The Concert Band will perform on Sunday, Dec. 10, at 4 p.m. in the Linn Memorial Church on the Fayette campus of CMU.

As always, everyone is invited and there is no admission fee.

The 68-member band is directed by Roy “Skip” Vandelicht, CMU associate professor of music and director of bands. He has been fulltime with Central since 2008 after more than 30 years of teaching music in the Fayette School District, and serving for several years as the CMU band director at the same time.

For its performance, the band will play “An American Fanfare” by Rick Kirby; three sections of an English Folk Song Suite by Ralph Vaughan Williams, including the march “Seventeen Come Sunday,” intermezzo “My Bonnie Boy,” and the march “Folk Songs from Somerset”;

“They Shall Run and Be Free” by Todd Stalter; “A Simple Song” by Leonard Bernstein and arranged by Michael Sweeney; “Lights Out” by Earl McCoy and arranged by Andrew Glover (CMU Class of 1983); “A Christmas Festival” by Leroy Anderson; “Invictus” by Karl King and arranged by Glover; and “Abram’s Pursuit” by CMU alumnus David Holsinger ’67.

Members of the CMU Concert Band are on flute: Kijana Blount (senior criminal justice major from Saint Robert), Katie Ince (freshman early childhood education major from Labadie), Cheyenne Knecht (junior criminal justice major from Lawson), Mikaela Lewis (senior music education major from Harrisburg),

Desirae Martin (freshman pre-declared major from Hallsville), Samantha Reid (freshman music education major from Holt), Samantha Shively (senior music education major from Hunnewell), and Abbey Sorrell (freshman chemistry major from Columbia);

On alto saxophone: Josh Goggin (senior music major from St. Louis), John Hennessy (junior political science major from Independence), Amanda Lewis (freshman music education major from Palmyra), Curtis Lierheimer (senior music education major from Mexico), Keyanna Mock (freshman music education major from Waynesville), and Nick Vick (freshman music education major from Columbia);

On tenor saxophone: Alec Fields (freshman music education major from Fulton), and Josh Stettes (sophomore music education major from Pacific); on baritone saxophone: Tiffany Hankins (senior music education major from Clifton Hill); on bassoon: Rowan Hynick (junior music education major from Marshall);

On horn: Susan Bishop (senior music education major from Fayette), Audrey Brandon (freshman psychology major from Moberly), Marissa Dickman (freshman music education major from Maryland Heights), Jordan Fallis (sophomore music education major from Moberly), and Hannah Guilford (sophomore music education major from Sturgeon);

On clarinet: Alex Autry (freshman music education major from Norborne), Kelly Briggs (freshman music education major from Eagleville), Adam Christal (junior music education major from Boonville), Rebecca Dey (junior music education major from Boonville), Allie Heckman (sophomore biology major from Mexico),

Chris Hoel (freshman criminal justice major from Hawk Point), Matthew Johnson (senior music education major from Pacific), CMU Adjunct Professor Steve Litwiller, Ani Milovich (junior music major from Catawissa), and Abbey Ruggles (sophomore music education major from Fayette);

On bass clarinet: Kate Anderson (freshman music education major from Boonville), Anna Jingst (freshman pre-declared major from Centralia), and Tiffani Knecht (junior criminal justice major from Lawson);

On trumpet: Kody Bartel (sophomore music major from Yorktown, Va.), Bryan Berliner (sophomore music education major from Hermann), Michael Brown (freshman music education major from O’Fallon), Libby Cueni-Smith (freshman music education major from Chillicothe),

Spencer Dry (freshman music major from Benton City), Austin Holcomb (freshman pre-declared major from Fulton), Amy Keene (senior music major from Fulton), Kyler Perry (junior chemistry major from Moberly), and Duane Watson (junior music education major from Dixon);

On trombone: Josiah Beckett (freshman religion and church leadership major from Salem), Joel Concannon (freshman pre-declared major from Boonville), Quiz Falls (sophomore music education major from Marshall), Kevin Helmerichs (senior music education major from Lake Ozark), and Bob Schaefer (freshman computer science major from Macon);

On baritone: Michael Arnold (junior music education major from Marceline), Stephen Carrillo (freshman pre-declared major from Marshall), Marchya Jackson (freshman music education major from Salisbury), and Taylor Rouse (senior music major from Columbia);

On tuba: Gannon Craig (senior music education major from Salem), Sam Million (junior music education major from St. Louis), and Turner Smith (freshman music education major from Centralia);

On percussion: Rachel Dorman (junior biology major from Jefferson City), Blake Huggins (junior biology major from Boonville), Crystal Kimmi (sophomore music education major from Stockton), Ethan Mann (senior music education major from Pacific), Cassidy Pachner (freshman elementary education major from Monett),

Chance Roberts (freshman music education major from Fayette), Shad Stith (sophomore disciplinary studies major from Huntsville), Brandon Tomlin (freshman business major from Carrollton), Brendan Wiesehan (junior music education major from Villa Ridge), and Michael Williams (senior music education major from Knob Noster).