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Four Concordia ensembles perform concerts

Monday, Apr. 18, 2016
Concordia sophomore Krista Schmidt rehearses for a Chamber Orchestra performance at Concordia.
Concordia sophomore Krista Schmidt rehearses for a Chamber Orchestra performance at Concordia.

Four musical ensembles from Concordia University, Nebraska will perform two combined concerts in April. The Chamber Choir and Chamber Orchestra will perform at 7 p.m. on April 21, 2016, in the Recital Hall of Concordia’s Music Center. The Male Chorus and Women’s Chorale will perform at 4 p.m. on April 24, 2016, at St. John Lutheran Church in Seward, Nebraska.

The Chamber Choir and Chamber Orchestra will each perform a variety of musical pieces.  The Chamber Choir will perform “The Blue Bird” by Charles Villiers Standford, “Jubilate Deo” by Peter Anglea and “Come Away to the Skies” by Alice Parker.  (David sent his pieces to you yesterday, correct?)  In addition the two groups will combine to perform Megan Sparling’s “Sing My Tongue, the Glorious Battle” a student composition, hymn setting that was premiered by the A Cappella Choir on tour in March.

The Male Chorus and Women’s Chorale concert will include “Beautiful Savior” by F. Melius Christiansen, “Benedicamus Domino” by Greg Gilpin and “Put On the Whole Armor of God” by Les Taylor, to name a few. The two ensembles will combine to sing Mozart’s ‘Laudate pueri” from “Vesperae Solennes de Confessore (K. 339),” “The Prayer of St. Francis” by René Clausen and “Singer on the Isle of Stones” by Robert Bowker.

Students performing in the Chamber Choir include (alphabetical order by state, city, last name):

Jacob Fink, sophomore, Long Beach, Calif.

Meredith Locke, sophomore, Winter Haven, Fla.

Amanda Henson, senior, Herrin, Ill.

Matthew Kortze, freshman, Rockford, Ill.

Jennifer Reynolds, senior, Fort Wayne, Ind.

Austin Theriot, junior, Lake Charles , La.

Emily Sievert, sophomore, Frankenmuth, Mich.

Benjamin Hayter, junior, Concordia, Mo.

Vanessa Marsh, freshman, Concordia, Mo.

Talitha Elbert, senior, Albuquerque, N.M.

Megan Sparling, senior, Columbus, Neb.

Clara Rich, senior, Lincoln, Neb.

Micah Most, freshman, Ogallala, Neb.

Students performing in the Chamber Orchestra include:

Sarah Krause, junior, Rockford, Ill.

Kasaundra Kosberg, freshman, Spring Hill, Kan.

Jordyne Vanselow, freshman, Greenwood , Mo.

Caleb Staehr, freshman, Grand Island, Neb.

Mary Carnoali, junior, Hampton, Neb.

Anna Schleusener, junior, Utica, Neb.

Grace Woelmer, junior, Allen, Texas

Krista Schmidt, sophomore, Giddings, Texas

Emma Gremmer, freshman, New Braunfels, Texas

Students performing in the Male Chorus include:

Christopher Wilson, senior, Fremont, Calif.

John-Robert Hicks, freshman, Ewa Beach, Hawaii

Joel Prince, sophomore, Mascoutah, Ill.

Jacob Roggow, freshman, Moro, Ill.

Micah Schalow, freshman, Rockford, Ill.

Kaleb Busche, PB, Fort Wayne, Ind.

Garion Consier, freshman, Churdan, Iowa

Caleb Pfeil, senior, Hiawatha, Iowa

Isaac Golke, freshman, Milford, Iowa

Kaleb Weinkauf, freshman, Basehor, Kan.

Daniel Spaulding, sophomore, Armada, Mich.

Thomas Wyatt, senior, Bethel, Minn.

Ryan Maser, junior, Little Canada, Minn.

Mark Esser, sophomore, Mayer, Minn.

Aaron Hentges, junior, Concordia, Mo.

Zachary Kollbaum, senior, Concordia, Mo.

Kenton Burgess, sophomore, Lee's Summit, Mo.

Andrew Crist, junior, Springfield, Mo.

Chris Genszler, sophomore, St. Louis, Mo.

Sean Carpenter, senior, Hollis, N.H.

Peter Deberny, freshman, North Tonawanda, N.Y.

Caleb Staehr, freshman, Grand Island, Neb.

Michael Sanderson, sophomore, Hastings, Neb.

Michael Duffy, sophomore, Kennesaw, Neb.

Paul Nelson, junior, Norfolk, Neb.

Nathan Stolze, freshman, Norfolk, Neb.

Andrea  Anderson, sophomore, Omaha, Neb.

Micah Jeppesen, sophomore, Pleasant Dale, Neb.

Benjamin M. Middendorf, junior, Scotia, Neb.

Cameron Loges, sophomore, Seward, Neb.

Joel Ristvedt, sophomore, Utica, Neb.

Justus  Utecht, freshman, Rosebud, S.D.

Devon Thompson, sophomore, Sioux Falls, S.D.

Andrew Vought, sophomore, Three Lakes, Wis.

Students performing in the Women’s Chorale include:

Sarah Huhn, sophomore, Excondido, Calif.

Laura Wiederrich, senior, Lodi, Calif.

Jordan Haywood, freshman, Arvada , Colo.

Megan Vieselmeyer, freshman, Holyoke, Colo.

Grace Stults, sophomore, Monte Vista, Colo.

Annie Schmidt, freshman, Rifle, Colo.

Brianna Bossle, junior, Coral Springs, Fla.

Lauren Sperry, sophomore, Oneida, Ill.

Mariah Boberg, freshman, Park Ridge, Ill.

Rachel Krause, senior, Rockford, Ill.

Anne Jesgarz, freshman, Shelbyville, Ill.

Hannah  Gillet, sophomore, Wheeler, Ill.

Elizabeth Moses, freshman, Columbus, Ind.

Morgan Eggert, sophomore, Atkins, Iowa

Robin Consier, sophomore, Churdan, Iowa

Charity Espinosa, sophomore, Clarinda, Iowa

Morgan German, freshman, Holstein, Iowa

Elizabeth Ericksen, freshman, Le Mars, Iowa

Rebecca Eichler, senior, Webster City, Iowa

Jayme Lowe, freshman, Atchison, Kan.

Elizabeth Frakes, freshman, Ellinwood, Kan.

Katherine Wehling, freshman, Liberal, Kan.

Leah Werling, freshman, Solomon, Kan.

Emily Fehn, sophomore, Freeland, Mich.

Samantha Welch, freshman, Glencoe, Minn.

Libby Klein, junior, Northfield, Minn.

Brianna Cripps, sophomore, Winona, Minn.

Shannon O'Brien, freshman, Winona, Minn.

Emma Gottschamer, sophomore, Lee's Summit, Mo.

Erin Rowland, freshman, Saint Peters, Mo.

Amanda Segebart, freshman, Sioux City, Mo.

Sarah Brutlag, junior, St. Louis, Mo.

Sabrina Hayter, sophomore, Union, Mo.

Samantha Coomer, sophomore, Wentzville, Mo.

Allison Ebel, sophomore, Billings, Mont.

Erika Borslien, junior, West Fargo, N.D.

Elizabeth Larson, senior, Aurora, Neb.

McKenzie Akeson, sophomore, Chappell, Neb.

Lauren Loop, freshman, Columbus, Neb.

Allison Mackie, sophomore, Columbus, Neb.

Brooke McNiel, sophomore, Holdrege, Neb.

April Bayer, sophomore, Leigh, Neb.

Jessica Delgado, freshman, Lincoln, Neb.

Emma Haas, freshman, Lincoln, Neb.

Chelsea Irwin, freshman, Lincoln, Neb.

Angelica Blomenberg, junior, Norfolk, Neb.

Ari Rathke, freshman, Norfolk, Neb.

Katherine Draucker, freshman, Ogallala  , Neb.

Elyssia Finch, senior, Omaha, Neb.

Hailey Hoemann, freshman, Omaha, Neb.

Sarah Rogge, freshman, Pleasant Dale , Neb.

Rosa Gonzales, sophomore, Schuyler, Neb.

Michaela Curran, senior, Seward, Neb.

Annie Wunderlich, freshman, Seward, Neb.

Melody Niemoth, freshman, South Bend, Neb.

Emily Hayes, sophomore, Superior, Neb.

Emma Heidorn, freshman, Utica, Neb.

Kelsey Higgins, freshman, Valentine, Neb.

Sierra Jacob, freshman, Winnebago, Neb.

Victoria Woodburn, freshman, York, Neb.

Kaitlyn Ternus, freshman, Valley Springs, S.D.

Melody Easter, freshman, Houston, Texas

Kaitlyn Christensen, freshman, Kenosha, Wis.

Abigail Wisniewski, freshman, Withee, Wis.