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NORTH STAR CAMPUS BAND

J. Nick Smith, conductor Brooke Linzmeier, undergraduate student conductor "Life of a Hero"

UNIVERSITY BAND Betsy McCann, conductor "Passport to Europe"

Monday, December 9, 2019 | 7:30 pm TED MANN CONCERT HALL


NORTH STAR CAMPUS BAND PROGRAM: LIFE OF A HERO

MARK WILLIAMS | 1955-2008

Fantasy on Yankee Doodle (1995) [6:30 minutes]

STEVEN REINEKE | b. 1970

Heaven's Light (2004) [3:55 minutes]

ROSSANO GALANTE | b. 1967

The Redwoods (2006) [4:30 minutes]

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UNIVERSITY BAND PROGRAM: PASSPORT TO EUROPE

RICHARD STRAUSS, ARR. ROGER BARRETT | 1864-1949

Königsmarsch (1991) [5:00 minutes]

MARTIN ELLERBY | b. 1957

Paris Sketches (1994) [15:00 minutes]

DMITRI SHOSTAKOVICH, ARR. JOHAN DE MEIJ | 1906-1975

March from Jazz Suite No 2 (1983) [3:00 minutes]

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NORTH STAR BAND PERSONNEL

Flute Courtney Bissen  Sylvia Doerr Emily Graba Katerina Graf Sydney Heger  Nicole Huset Mary Jack Sigal Leavitt Bella Lockhart Alicia Niblock Emilie Powell Kammy Rewitzer Furva Rizvi Jacqueline Schramm Anna Schwartz  Alyssa White Oboe  Kevin Phan Catherine Williamson B-flat Clarinet  Adam Acker Alper Basar Courtney M. Colvin Jenni Dauer  Sarah Dawley Emma Flynn Clare Grilley Harry Kim  Junmyung Kim  Claire Kosola Eileen Kosola Avi Limer Benjamin Vang Bass Clarinet  Aaron Blanchard  Stephanie Finch Alexander Terwilliger Melissa Wilson

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Alto Saxophone Katie Benedict  Kate Dwyer Alyssa Eggert Kayla Fixel Victor S LaBelle Colton Werner Benjamin Willis Tenor Saxophone  Evan Johnson  Cara Nix Carly Peterson Songyan Qi Baritone Saxophone Sarah Dunn Cami Subra  Horn  Elsa Ballata Rick Holland Rebecca Perez Henry Sprandel Trumpet  Sean Bearth  Aaron Chao  Nathan Erickson Tenille Fredrickson John Galloway Brian Gervasio Max Gort Monica Miecznikowski  Joseph Sebranek Jacob Sprandel  Parker Tveit Anna Valenty Isaak Weum

Trombone Patrick Folvag Christopher Kiefer  Kara Laffin  Sarah Staedy  Euphonium  Reagan Ekstrom  Kyle Wong Tuba  Jesse Arneberg Michael Boschwitz Claire Lotzer Percussion  Mary Dombeck  Aaron George Riley Johnke Devin Kessler Jessica Moskalik Hayley Orlowski Grace Wurgler Campus Band Manager Brooke Linzmeier 


UNIVERSITY BAND PERSONNEL

Flute Anna Sherlock Erin Bowers Hannah Bui Linnea Hill Ruby Roettger Trevor Suess Zi Gao

Alto Saxophone Brett Schumacher Daniel Pekurovsky Gavin Schuster Lillian Prybil Patricija Skraba Shannon Bowers Xin Chen

Trombone Emily Hershelman Charlie Ziemann

Oboe Abby Fritz Anna Bablitch

Tenor Saxophone Jacob Rugloski

Tuba Drew Bennett Gabriel Lundin Jerry Rott Mike Rounds

Bassoon Kayla Goetz-Padilla Krista Brackman Sanjay Gotur Clarinet Ananya Madabushi Bengt Symstad Christina Berg Evgeni Radichev John-Paul Heinzen Kate Klungtvedt Liz Cecka Matt James Shelby Lee-Reid Vijay Shah Yi Tang

Baritone Saxophone Colin Robinson Sam Lindstrom Trumpet AJ Voracek Christopher Abrego Logan Hathaway Noah Feist Sam Bares Sandra Larson Horn August Krueger Matthew Brown Sara Kunesh Tanner Kremer Lindsey Sumstad

Euphonium Jacob Greathouse Joshua Gavin Tracy Kidwell

Percussion Ben Kremer Frank Helmer Gabriel Ehlers-Nelson Nathan Klaers Thomas Tretheway Tom Vadnais University Band Manager Max Vitullo

Bass Clarinet Travis Walbon

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BIOGRAPHIES

J. Nick Smith is currently a third-year wind conducting doctoral candidate at the University of Minnesota. He received his master of music degree from the University of Michigan after serving as a public school teacher in Tuscaloosa, AL for six years. Smith also serves as the conductor for the University of Minnesota North Star Campus Band.

Betsy McCann is the assistant director of bands and director of athletic bands at the University of Minnesota, where she directs the Marching Band and University Band, teaches conducting, and administers the Athletic Band program. McCann earned degrees from the University of Minnesota and Northwestern University and is active as a guest conductor and clinician.

Brooke Linzmeier is a fourth-year student at the University of Minnesota, originally from Pulaski, Wisconsin, studying music education and psychology. She currently serves as the campus band manager for the North Star Campus Band and a member of the student leadership team for the University of Minnesota Marching Band. 

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University Symphony Orchestra December 10 • 7:30 pm Westminster Presbyterian Church, Minneapolis

“Songs of Life and Love” University and Chamber Singers

December 10 • 7:30 pm Minnehaha United Methodist Church, Minneapolis

Wind Ensemble presents: “Imaginations” December 11 • 7:30 pm Ted Mann Concert Hall

Chamber Music Gala Recital

December 12 • 5:00 pm Lloyd Ultan Recital Hall

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