Concordia's Chamber Orchestra presents spring semester concert

Published by Concordia University, Nebraska 1 year ago on Fri, Mar 22, 2019 11:34 AM
The Chamber Orchestra will hold their annual spring concert at 7 p.m. on April 4.


The Concordia University, Nebraska Chamber Orchestra will hold its spring semester performance at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 4, in the Recital Hall of the Music Center on campus. 

The group has been focusing on string quartet music as well as major classical composers, including Handel, Haydn, Faure and more.

“The string ensemble is made up of Concordia students – many of whom are playing their second or third instrument – and community members,” said David von Kampen, conductor of the Chamber Orchestra. “This group works every week to develop the building blocks of cohesive ensemble playing.” 

Members of the Chamber Orchestra include (alphabetical by state, city, last name):

Emma Gaffney, freshman, Essex, Iowa, violin

Ruth Alliger, sophomore, Marshalltown, Iowa, viola

Makayla Kosberg, junior, Spring Hill, Kan., cello

Whitney Borchardt, freshman, Henning, Minn., violin

Charlotte Lines, sophomore, Marshall, Mo., violin

Tanner Sovereign, junior, Elkhorn, Neb., violin

Elizabeth Pobanz, community member, Grand Island, Neb., viola

Stephanie Barry, junior, Omaha, Neb., cello

Noelle Buller, freshman, Omaha, Neb., violin

Debbie Brutlag, community member, Seward, Neb., violin

Donald Dynneson, community member, Seward, Neb., cello

Julie Owens, community member, Seward, Neb., cello

Shelley Schluckebier, community member, Seward, Neb., cello

Anna Schleusener, community member, Utica, Neb., viola

Grace Babbitts, freshman, Shohola, Pa., violin

Emma Gremmer, senior, New Braunfels, Texas, violin

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