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Spring Concert Set by Juniata Concert Band

(Posted April 9, 2012)

HUNTINGDON, Pa. -- The Juniata College Concert Band will hold a spring concert at 3 p.m., Sunday, April 15 in Rosenberger Auditorium in the Halbritter Center for the Performing Arts.

Tickets are $5 for adults and are free for those under 18 and Juniata students with a current student I.D.

First, the band will play "America the Beautiful," originally composed by American composer Samuel Ward, arranged by Larry Daehn. Originally writtento the tune of "O Mother dear, Jerusalem," the piece was later combined with lyrics that English professor Katharine Lee Bates wrote in 1893 commemorating sights Bates saw on her way out to Colorado College to teach a summer session.

Next the band will play "Country Wildflowers," by Larry Daehn, another American composer from Wisconsin. "Parade of the Tall Ships" by acclaimed jazz composer Jay Chattaway will follow. Chattaway composed music for the "Star Trek" TV series, along with scores for dozens of films.

The band will then play John Williams' "Out of this World," most famously performed by the Boston Pops. Williams composed the soundtracks for both "E.T." and "Star Wars." The concert will end with "Amparito Roca" by Jaime Texidor, a Mexican composer who composed over 500 works throughout the course of his life.

Members of the concert band are:

Flute: Vickie Arthur, a sophomore from Lancaster, Pa.; Rebecca Brumbaugh, a freshman from Hilton, N.Y.; Martha Carpenter, a sophomore from Trumansburg, N.Y.; Anshu Chawla, a sophomore, from Fairport, N.Y.; Sara Cooper, a freshman from Danville, Pa.; Ashlee Fultz, a sophomore from Huntingdon, Pa.; Alex Hansen, a freshman from Reynoldsburg, Ohio; Michelle Hoover, a freshman from Lincoln University, Pa.; Allison Lutz, a freshman from Lewistown, Pa.; Shannon Manley, a freshman from Elizabeth, Pa.; Elena Popchock, a junior from Newport, Pa.; Natasha Rosler, a freshman from Bloomsburg, Pa.; and Alyssa Stevens, a community member from Saltillo, Pa.

Oboe: Stephanie Finamore, a sophomore from Altoona, Pa.; Candice Kerestan, a sophomore from Huntingdon, Pa.; and Alexa Laudenslager, a sophomore from Halifax, Pa.

Bassoon: Allison Brown, a freshman from Monroeville, Pa.

Eb clarinet: Hannah DeLashmutt, a freshman from Brooklyn, Conn.

B flat clarinet: Megan Burger, junior from Bellefonte, Pa.; Hannah DeLashmutt, a freshman from Brooklyn, Conn.; Allison DiVito, a senior from Bedford, Pa.; Larissa Fox, a freshman from Milford, Pa.; Rachel Gingrich, a sophomore from Freeburg, Pa.; Corey Houck, a freshman from New Holland, Pa.; and Felicia Segelken, a junior from Delhi, N.Y.

Bass clarinet: Samantha Harrison, a sophomore from Northfield, Mass., and Amanda Peretin, a senior from Sidman, Pa.

Alto sax: Rebecca Carr, a freshman from Morrisdale, Pa.; Dominic Doganiero, a sophomore from Wellsboro, Pa.; Morgan Knepp, a freshman from Everett, Pa.; Sarah Lipiecki, a sophomore from Haddonfield, N.J.; Briana Maddalena, a sophomore from Buffalo Mills, Pa.; Xiangyu Mao, an international student from China; Brad Ness, a freshman from New Milford, Conn.; Barrett Richard, a junior from Harrisburg, Pa.; Jared Richard, a junior from Harrisburg, Pa.; Michelle Vistnes, a freshman from Rockville, Md.; and Jason Ward, a freshman from Hawk Run, Pa.

Tenor sax: Melissa Ensor, a sophomore from Westminster, Md.; Brian Gilbert, a freshman, from Stroudsburg, Pa.; and Aaron Womer, a sophomore from Sherman's Dale, Pa.

Baritone sax: Avery Fordham, a sophomore from Clarks Summit, Pa.
Horn: Cindy Brockett, a community member from Huntingdon, Pa., and David Dunlap, a community member from Huntingdon, Pa.

Trumpet: Scott Benfer, a freshman from New Berlin, Pa.; Ethan Cree, a freshman from Fallentimber, Pa.; Bill Crownover, a community member from Mount Union, Pa.; Katie Downey, a junior from Warren, Pa.; Elizabeth Faust, a freshman from Thurmont, Md.; Nate Fischer, a sophomore from Ringwood, N.J.; Jonathan Partsch, a freshman from Salix, Pa.; Alex Sickler, a sophomore from Edwardsville, Pa.; Mitch Stanton, a freshman from Westminster, Md.; Nick Stoliaroff, a junior from Gaithersburg, Md.; and Doug Wennick, a community member from Huntingdon, Pa.

Trombone: David Paul, a freshman from Mercer, Pa.

Euphonium: Will Lupold, a freshman from Elizabethtown, Pa.; Lindsay Reedy, a community member from Huntingdon, Pa.; and Lance Sanderson, a freshman from Mount Wolf, Pa.

Tuba: John Kovalchik, a community member from Pine Grove Mills, Pa., and Katie Schroeder, freshman from Kempton, Pa.

Percussion: Patrick Rea, a freshman from Hollidaysburg, Pa.

Contact John Wall at wallj@juniata.edu or (814) 641-3132 for more information.