University Symphonic Band touches tour audiences with music
The University Symphonic Band from Concordia crossed the upper Midwest on a five-day tour Feb. 29-Mar. 4. The band began its tour in Norfolk, Nebraska, and made stops in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, and Eagan and Mankato, Minnesota.
“Music can impact people in so many ways," said sophomore band member Tonya Johnson of Mason City, Neb. "I hope that the music will reach into the audience and remind them of something long forgotten or something that will draw them closer to the God of the universe.”
Aside from sharing music with audiences across the country, band members stayed overnight with host families. The band performed in four concerts and two worships services under the direction of Andrew Schultz, assistant professor of music.
Symphonic Band members include:
Rachel Brainard, Senior, Seward, Neb.
Emily Brandt, Junior, Loveland, Colo.
Brianne Burrill, Senior, Loveland, Colo.
Malissa Carey, Sophomore, Princeton, Kan.
Johnathon Carnoali, Freshman, Hampton, Neb.
John Chatwell, Junior, Lincoln, Neb.
Robert Cody, Junior, Alamosa, Colo.
Abigail Connick, Freshman, Salida, Calif.
Rachel Dahlke, Freshman, Derby, Kan.
Rachell Dewell, Junior, Fort Wayne, Ind.
Douglas Erickson, Junior, Paullina, Iowa
Jennifer Erickson, Freshman, Paullina , Iowa
Ellen Franzmeier, Freshmen, Newel, Iowa
Isaiah Garza, Freshman, Hailey, Idaho
Paul Gaschler, Freshman, Imperial, Neb.
Andrew Hammes, Junior, Colorado Springs, Colo.
Nicolas Harding, Freshman, Yerington, Nev.
Andrew Hatesohl, Junior, Clay Center, Kan.
Thomas Hatesohl, Freshman, Clay Center, Kan.
Daniel Heiser, Freshman, Aurora, Neb.
Hannah Hester, Freshman, Walnut, Iowa
Kelly Jacob, Sophomore, Winnebago, Neb.
James Jensen, Senior, Denver, Colo.
Laura Jeppesen, Junior, Pleasant Dale, Neb.
Natalie Jeppesen, Senior, Pleasant Dale, Neb.
Trent Jewell, Sophomore, Atchison, Kan.
Tonya Johnson, Sophomore, Mason City, Neb.
Erin Kelley, Sophomore, Danbury, Neb.
Sydnee Kiesel, Sophomore, Wilber, Neb.
Joseph Koenig, Sophomore, Orlando, Fla.
Jessica Krome, Sophomore, Fairmont, Minn.
Sarah Langness, Sophomore, Larned, Kan.
Emily Letcher, Sophomore, Polk, Neb.
Sarah Lohmeyer, Sophomore, Lincoln, Neb.
Erika MacGregor, Senior, Kalispell, Mont.
Sarah Mahnken, Senior, Schelswig, Iowa
Andrew Malan, Sophomore, Lincoln, Neb.
Julie Marquardt, Sophomore, Janesville, Minn.
Danielle Masur, Senior, David City, Neb.
Andrew Metcalf, Junior, St. Louis, Mo.
Stephanie Mueller, Senior, Fort Wayne, Ind.
Olivia Oetting, Sophomore, Seward, Neb.
Bethany Osberg, Junior, Norfolk, Neb.
Michael Palomaki, Senior, David City, Neb.
Tim Rehbein, Junior, Omaha, Neb.
Zach Reynolds, Sophomore, Fort Wayne, Ind.
August Richters, Senior, Utica, Neb.
Sarah Schmitt, Senior, Grant, Neb.
Andrew Schwartz, Junior, Greeley, Colo.
Dan Sheafer, Senior, Fort Wayne, Ind.
Ben Sievert, Freshman, Frankenmuth, Mich.
Katelyn Sievert, Junior, Frankenmuth, Mich.
Hillary Snyder, Senior, Dodge City, Kan.
Emily Taylor, Freshman, Pierce, Neb.
Justin Tayon, Junior, Belleville, Ill.
Micah Thiessen, Freshman, Lincoln, Neb.
Alyssa Troester, Junior, Lincoln, Neb.
Jacquelyn Uffelman, Junior, Waco, Neb.
Andrew Van Velson, Junior, North Platte, Neb.
Rebecca Walker, Senior, Gardnerville, Nev.
Karen Webber, Freshman, Olathe, Kan.
Hannah Weber, Freshman, Manchester, Iowa
Serena Weber, Junior, Sioux City, Iowa
Renee Williams, Freshman, Lincoln, Neb.
Luke Wohlgemuth, Freshman, Alton, Iowa
Katie Worthington, Junior, Peachtree City, Ga.