CMU University Band To Present First Concert Of Season

Concert on Sunday, February 26

February 20, 2017

The University Band of Central Methodist University forms in January and begins presenting concerts in February.

Their first concert this semester is slated for Sunday, Feb. 26 at 4 p.m. in Linn Memorial Church on the Fayette campus. All are welcome and there is no charge.

The University Band is composed of both music and non-music majors, coming together for the love of playing instrumental music. Some CMU Concert Band members are also in the University Band, often playing a secondary musical instrument for the experience. This year the band comprises 56 students.

University Band will be conducted by Professor Skip Vandelicht, associate professor of music and director of bands, and Adjunct Professor Steve Litwiller.

The program will include “The High School Cadets” by John Philip Sousa; “Gaelic Rhapsody” by Elliott Del Borgo; “Overcome,” arranged by Bill Locklear; “Kentucky 1800” by Clare Grundman; “Slumber My Darling” by Stephen Foster and arranged by Brant Karrick; and “Dedicatory Overture” by Clifton Williams.

University Band members include: on flute Morgan Angle (freshman health sciences major from Fayette), KiJana Blount (senior criminal justice major from St. Robert), Shelby Dodson (senior criminal justice major from Fayette), Mikaela Lewis (sophomore music education major from Harrisburg),

Josh Miller (junior music education major from Waynesville), Samantha Shively (junior music education major from Hunnewell), Hannah Selsor (senior elementary education major from Boonville), Haley Thoma (sophomore music education major from Boonville), Natalie Van Horn (freshman marine biology major from Raymore), and Denise Weigand (senior physics major from Weatherby);

on oboe Cheynne Knecht (sophomore chemistry major from Lawson); on alto saxophone, Tiffany Hankins (junior music education major from Clifton Hills), John Hennessy (sophomore political science major from Independence), and Curtis Lierheimer (junior music education major from Mexico); on tenor saxophone, Josh Stettes (freshman music education major from Pacific); on baritone saxophone, Brittany Lawson (junior biology major from Jefferson City);

on trombone, Michael Arnold (sophomore music education major from Marceline), Kody Bartel (sophomore music major from Yorktown, Va.), Quiz Falls (freshman music education major from Marshall), Kevin Helmerichs (junior music education major from Lake Ozark), Ryan Lewis (senior music education major from Kaiser), and DaSean Stokes (senior music major from St. Robert);

on tuba, Gannon Craig (junior music education major from Salem), and Turner Smith (freshman music education major from Centralia);

on percussion, Rachel Dorman (sophomore biology major from Jefferson City), Crystal Kimmi (freshman music major from Stockton), Sam Million (sophomore music education major from St. Louis), Chance Roberts (freshman music education major from Fayette), Shad Stith (freshman music major from Huntsville), Brendan Wiesehan (sophomore music education major from Villa Ridge), and Michael Williams (junior music education major from Knob Noster);

on clarinet, Susan Bishop (senior music education major from Fayette), Adam Christal (sophomore music education major from Boonville), Rebeca Dey (junior music education major from Boonville), Patricia Fleischmann (senior psychology major from Arnold), Kailyn Gebhardt (senior music education major from Columbia),

Allie Heckman (freshman biology major from Mexico), Matthew Johnson (junior music education major from Pacific), Ani Milovich (sophomore music education major from Catawissa), and Abbey Ruggles (freshman music major from Fayette);

on bass clarinet, Tiffani Knecht (freshman criminal justice major from Lawson), and Sam Pummill (senior music education major from Versailles); on bassoon, Rowan Hynick (sophomore music education major from Marshall);

on trumpet, Bryan Berliner (freshman music education major from Hermann), Austin Holcomb (freshman pre-major from Fulton), Harrison Keener (freshman music education major from Versailles), Ryan Nakanishi (freshman music major from Rolla), Kyler Perry (sophomore chemistry major from Moberly), and Duane Watson (sophomore music education major from Dixon);

on horn, Jordan Fallis (freshman music education major from Moberly), Hannah Guilford (freshman music education major from Sturgeon), Katelyn Hanvey (senior music education major from Centralia), and Amy Keene (junior music education major from Fulton); on euphonium, Ethan Mann (junior music education major from Pacific), Taylor Rouse (senior music major from Columbia), and Aiden Smith (senior music major from Fayette).