Concordia Vocal Jazz Choir to tour

Published by Brooke Lange 9 months ago on Wed, May 3, 2023 4:15 PM

Concordia University’s Chamber Choir will travel to Colorado, New Mexico, and Arizona from May 7-May 13 for their vocal jazz tour.  

The 13-voice choir, comprised of mostly music majors, has performed concerts and school assemblies throughout the Midwest including performances at the Nebraska Music Educator’s annual conference, the Columbus NCDA Jazz Festival, The Creston, Iowa FoxFest and in the historic Sheldon Concert Hall in St. Louis, Missouri. 

Concordia’s Vocal Jazz choir is directed by Kurt Von Kampen. Von Kampen earned a bachelor’s degree in music from Concordia University, Nebraska, a master’s degree in choral conducting from Oakland University and a doctorate in choral music education from the University of Nebraska.  

Admission to the concerts is free and open to the public. 


Members of the Vocal Jazz Choir Include:  

Hannah Cmeyla, senior, Bay City, Mich.  

Kirsten Horne, sophomore, Seward, Neb.  

Jessica Landrey, junior, Seward, Neb.  

Olivia Leising, senior, Arapahoe, Neb.  

Renata Peperkorn, senior, Fort Wayne, Ind.  

Alannah Stahl, junior, Saginaw, Mich.  

Samuel Dunbar, sophomore, Utica, Neb.  

Joshua Jurchen, freshman, Seward, Neb.  

Jonathan Landrey, senior, Seward, Neb.  

Christoph Marsh, senior, Concordia, Mo.  

Nathan Pennington, senior, Lincoln, Neb.  

Isaac Weander, junior, Norfolk, Neb.  

Caleb Zeckzer, junior, New Haven, Ind.   


Tour Itinerary: 

Sunday, May 7 

7:30pm Concert at Schoolhouse Theater 

19650 Mainstreet 

Parker, CO 80138 


Monday, May 8 

7pm Concert at Grace Lutheran Church 

7550 Eubank Blvd NE 

Albuquerque, NM 87122 


Tuesday, May 9  

4pm Concert at Crown of Life Lutheran Church 

13131 W Spanish Garden Dr 

Sun City West, AZ 85375 


Wednesday, May 10 

7pm Concert at Grace Lutheran Church 

2657 W Horizon Ridge Pkwy 

Henderson, NV 89052 


Friday, May 12 

7pm Concert at Redeemer Lutheran Church 

7755 Greenstone Trail 

Fort Collins, CO 80525 


Interested in learning more about Concordia's music department? Learn more here.