NORFOLK, NE – The music department at Northeast Community College will host its annual winter concert in February. The Northeast Community College Winter Concert will be held on Thursday, February 13, at 7 p.m., in the Cox Activities Center Theatre on the Norfolk campus. The event is free and open to the public.
The College/Community Concert Band, Concert Choir, and Men’s and Women’s Ensembles will take the stage.
Selections to be performed by the Community/College Concert Band include “Chant and Jubilo,” by W. Francis McBeth, “West Highlands Sojourn,” by Robert Sheldon, and “Liberty Bell,” by John Phillip Sousa and arranged by Keith Brion and Lora Schissel.
Selections to be performed by the Northeast choral ensembles include, “Welcome, Welcome Winter,” by Greg Gilpin (Concert Choir), “My Favorite Things” from The Sound of Music, by Oscar Hammerstein and Richard Rodgers and arranged by Mac Huff (Women’s Ensemble), “How Can I Keep from Singing,” arranged by Sally DeFord and James Loynes (Concert Choir), “Fire and Rain,” by James Taylor and arranged by Greg Gilpin (Men’s Ensemble), and “Remembering Decembers,” by Pinkzebra (Concert Choir).
The College/Community Concert Band is led by Kevin McLouth, instrumental music instructor/director of instrumental activities at Northeast.
Members of the Community/College Concert Band include:
Flute: Dacee Hall, West Point; Carrie Jensen, Norfolk; Annika Johansen, Pierce; Virginia Maas, Hoskins; Veronica Peck, Wisner; Britnie Rath, Battle Creek; Marie Scheer, Madison; Linda Steele, Norfolk; Cait von Lau, Creighton.
Oboe: Brooke Painter, Norfolk.
Bassoon: Melora Hirschman, Norfolk.
Clarinet: Dani Beyer, Neligh; Karen Goetsch, Norfolk; Rosemay Gubbels, Plainview; Ashlyn Hamilton, Verdigre; Andrés Hughes, Norfolk; Sue Sieler, Norfolk.
Bass Clarinet: Cecelia Ponce, Hartington; Shyann Rohloff, Osmond.
Alto Sax: Isaiah Baker, Hadar; Holdon Vavricek, Shelby.
Tenor Sax: Joshua Hughes, Norfolk; Andrew Sanderson, Neligh; Tory Stevens, Creighton.
Baritone Saxophone: Ryan Ginn, Norfolk.
Trumpet: Chris Asbury, Norfolk; Kelly Asbury, Norfolk; Marty Beyer, Neligh; Sarah Harrod, Norfolk; Lynn Matthies, Norfolk; Susie Rose, Norfolk; Curtis Stevens, Creighton; Les Swanson, Norfolk; Hannah Vokoun, Chelsea, IA; Becky Walter, Norfolk; Rachelle Winter, Norfolk.
Horn: Mason Cone, Nickerson; Bryon Hirschman, Norfolk; Pat Leavell, Norfolk; Zia Moore, Neligh.
Trombone: Josh Fulton, Norfolk; Ken Hamsa, Norfolk; Randy Neuharth, Norfolk; Levi Suing, Crofton.
Euphonium: Riley Montoya, Newman Grove; Christalin Ginn, Norfolk.
Percussion: Hunter Celesky, Wahoo; Malcolm Opoku, Lincoln; Dalton Rath, Randolph; Jeremy von Lau, Creighton.
Stewart Cramer, music instructor and director of vocal activities, is the director of Concert Choir, Ebony & Crimson and Singer’s Express. Margaret Schultz is the accompanist.
Members of the Concert Choir include: Jacob Bear, Winnebago; Drake Boyle, Norfolk; Hannah Brady, Neligh; Madison Burns, Pender; KC Carey, Norfolk; Haley Chambliess, West Point; Trev Clements, Chadron; Keelynd Clinton, Chadron; Keean Cruise, St. Edward; Amber Foland, Genoa; Kaycee Grotelueschen, Leigh; Mallori Hinkel, Madison; Andrés Hughes, Norfolk; Shelby Laird, Pender; Abigail Lewis, Norfolk; Haley Lidgett, Norfolk; Alexis Loutzenhiser, Norfolk; David McCaffrey, Norfolk; Drew McKellips, Norfolk; Cecelia Ponce, Hartington; Dalton Rath, Randolph; Maleah Sheets, Tekamah; Likezo Simasiku, Zambia; Kristen Versaw-Pence, Seward; Hannah Vokoun, Chelsea, IA.
Singer’s Express members are Jacob Bear, Winnebago; Hannah Brady, Neligh; Haley Chambliess, West Point; Keean Cruise, St. Edward; Amber Foland, Genoa; Kaycee Grotelueschen, Leigh; Andrés Hughes, Norfolk; Shelby Laird, Pender; David McCaffrey, Norfolk; Drew McKellips, Norfolk; Cecelia Ponce, Hartington; Dalton Rath, Randolph; Maleah Sheets, Tekamah, and Hannah Vokoun, Chelsea, IA.
The Men’s/Women’s Ensemble are all members of Concert Choir.