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Wind Symphony Concert Features Film Music, Gershwin

(Posted November 10, 2003)

HUNTINGDON, Pa. -- The Juniata College Wind Symphony will perform its ?Friends and Family? concert of classical selections, film score excerpts and George Gershwin classics at 3 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 16 in Rosenberger Auditorium in Oller Hall on the Juniata College campus.

The concert is free and open to the public.

The Wind Symphony will perform a variety of works during the first half of the concert, including ?A Pittsburgh Overture,? written originally for the River City Brass Band, and ?Colonial Song,? by Percy Grainger. The ensemble also will play excerpts from the score for the movie ?Fellowship of the Ring,? part of the ?Lord of the Rings? film trilogy. A performance of Gershwin?s ?Rhapsody in Blue,? features Juniata student Seung Ho Chung, a senior from Dillsburg, Pa., as piano soloist.

The second half of the program features ?October,? by Eric Whitacre and ?Second Suite in F? by Gustav Holst.

The Wind Symphony is conducted by James Latten, assistant professor of music, and is comprised of Juniata students. The Juniata students performing with the Wind Symphony are:

Flute: Beth Ann Bono, a junior from Greensburg Pa.; Elizabeth Commander, a freshman from Woodstock Md.; Julia Elkind, a freshman from Arlington, Va.; Julia Gwin, a sophomore from Denver, Colo.; Michelle Koos, a freshman from Huntingdon Pa.; Rachel Kowalski, a junior from Dushore, Pa.; Jonilyn Longenecker, a freshman from Brownstone, Pa.; and Anjoli Sucy, a sophomore from Hilton, N.Y.

Oboe: Essie Pfau, a junior from Bel Air, Md.; Kristen Robinson, a sophomore from Altoona Pa.; and Lori Scholl, a junior from Cheswick, Pa.

Bassoon: Leslie Vogt, a senior from Venice, Fla.

Clarinet: Melissa Bell, a junior from Hollidaysburg, Pa.; Claire Butchkoski, a nondegree student from Alexandria, Pa.; Joseph Daft, a freshman from Mechanicsburg, Pa.; Aaron Himmler, a senior from Cumberland, Md.; Keri LaBella, a sophomore from Massena, N.Y.; Mayumi Uetani an international student from Japan; and Nichole Zinoble, a sophomore from Orbisonia, Pa.

Bass Clarinet: Shane Fether, a freshman from Williamsburg, Pa.

Alto Saxophone: Eve McConnell, a freshman from Ebensburg, Pa.; and Steve Runyan, a junior from Bloomsburg, Pa.

Tenor Saxophone: Craig Gaunt, a freshman from Johnstown, Pa.
Horn: Nicole Beaver, a senior from Lewistown, Pa.; and Marsha Loth, a sophomore from Hollidaysburg, Pa.

Trumpet: Sarah Bellak, a senior from Indiana, Pa.; Tucker Dietrich, a freshman from York, Pa.; Justin Edling, a freshman from Hegins, Pa.; Noriko Sato, a freshman from Yachiyo City, Japan; Jason Strobl, a sophomore from Center Valley, Pa.; Crystal Trinneer, a junior from Phillipsburg, N.J.; and Renae Watkins, a senior from Three Springs, Pa.

Trombone: Chloe Brown, a freshman from Pacific Grove, Calif.; Shannon Callahan, a sophomore from Woodbridge, N.J.; James Nelson, a sophomore from Lanse, Pa.; Eben Pendleton, a freshman from Canaan, N.H.; and Chris Spiese, a senior from York, Pa.

Euphonium: Corrine Repaci, a junior from Montgomery, Pa.

Tuba: Alison Earnhart, a freshman from Mercer, Pa.

Percuussion: Kevin Kasun, a sophomore from Altoona, Pa.; Amanda Rushnock, a senior from Philipsburg, Pa.; Douglas Schunk, a senior from Altoona, Pa.; Jon Shirley, a junior from Albuquerque, N.M.; Mitchell Somers, a junior from Oil City, Pa.; and Dawn Vitko, a senior from Johnstown, Pa.

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