CONTACT: PETER ALEXANDER
300 Plaza Centre One
Iowa City IA 52242
(319) 384-0072; fax (319) 384-0024
Release: Dec. 4, 2002
Local Student Performs With University Of Iowa University Band
(Name) of (hometown) is a member of the 2002-03 University Band at the University
of Iowa. (Name), a (class standing) at the UI who plays the (instrument) with
the band, is a graduate of (high school).
One of the concert ensembles in the band department at the UI, the University
Band is open by audition to all students at the UI. The band includes 55 students
from 34 Iowa communities and six other states.
The group will close its fall semester activities with a concert at 8 p.m.
Wednesday, Dec. 11, in Clapp Recital Hall on the UI campus. Under the direction
of UI graduate assistant Ken Thompson, the University Band will play four
original works for band: “Parade of the Wooden Warriors” by Adam
Gorb, Fantasia for Band by Vittorio Giannini, “Rejouissance” (Rejoicing)
by James Curnow and March: “Omega Lambda Chi” by Charles Ives.
The concert, which will also feature the UI Concert Band, will be free and
open to the public.
The School of Music is part of the Division of Performing Arts in the UI
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.
For information on UI arts events, visit http://www.uiowa.edu/artsiowa
on the World Wide Web. You may visit the UI School of Music web site at http://www.uiowa.edu/~music/.
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NOTE TO EDITORS: Receipt of this release indicates that a student from your
community or readership area is a member of the 2002-03 UI University Band.
Students' names are listed below, alphabetically by hometown, with Iowa hometowns
listed first. After each hometown name, the listing provides the names of
high schools from which the students graduated, each student’s name,
class standing at the UI, and the instrument the student plays in the band.
Please note that these listings are based on information provided by the students;
some listings may not be complete. Editors are also advised to check the hometown
listings of all communities in their region.
AMES: Jinhee Chung, junior, flute
BETTENDORF: Bettendorf High School – Dave Fisher, freshman, saxophone;
Marinan Kasper, senior, flute
BURLINGTON: Burlington High School – Angela Brockett, freshman, euphonium
BUSSEY: Twin Cedars High School – Abby Christian, senior, saxophone
CARY: Cary-Grove High School – Kate Savage, freshman, trumpet
CEDAR FALLS: Cedar Falls High School – Melaine Simet, freshman, percussion
CEDAR RAPIDS: Kennedy High School – Abby Heitman, freshman, oboe
Xavier High School – Ryan Norton, freshman, saxophone
CHARLES CITY: Charles City High School – Kira Laffe, sophomore, clarinet
CLEAR LAKE: Clear Lake High School – Anne Cherry, junior, tuba
CRESCO: Crestwood High School – Todd Rosendahl, freshman, percussion
CRESTON: Creston High School – Brandi Miller, senior, clarinet
DAVENPORT: Davenport Central High School – Adam Page, freshman, trumpet
West High School – Tabatha Klopp, sophomore, trumpet
DENISON: Denison High School – Matthew Tan Creti, sophomore, percussion
DUBUQUE: Dubuque Senior High School – Kris Graves, freshman, clarinet
DUNLAP: Boyer Valley High School – Leah Brink, freshman, flute
DUNLAP: Dunlap High School – Joseph Kleppe, trombone
FAIRFIELD: Fairfield High School – Patrick Davis, sophomore, flute
FORT DODGE: St. Edmond High School – Matthew Newman, sophomore, trumpet
GILBERT: Gilbert High School – Lindsay Peterson, sophomore, percussion
GLENWOOD: Glenwood High School – Libby Spotts, freshman, clarinet
HAMPTON: Hampton-Dumont High School – Sarah Wagner, freshman, flute
INDEPENDENCE: Independence High School – Garrett Jensen, sophomore,
IOWA CITY: David Perez Gomez, percussion; Nathaniel Theoharis, graduate,
City High School – Amy Semler, senior, clarinet
West High School – Ariane Parkes-Perret, freshman, trombone
MARION: Linn-Mar High School – Michelle Colton, freshman, percussion
OELWEIN: Anna Schlumbohm, freshman, bassoon
OTTUMWA: Ottumwa High School – Laura Parker, freshman, clarinet
PELLA: Pella Community High School – Hilary Pearson, freshman, percussion
RICEVILLE: Kendall Allen, senior, euphonium
ROCKFORD: Rockford Senior High School – Bryce Rosel, senior, trumpet
ROLAND: Roland-Story High School – Alycia Lathen, junior, trumpet
SPIRIT LAKE: Spirit Lake High School – Jeffrey Backerman, freshman,
TAMA: South Tama County High School – Brandon Cooper, freshman, saxophone;
Matthew Walz, percussion
VENTURA: Ventura High School – Amy Kaduce, French horn
WATERLOO: West High School – Luke Gibleon, percussion
CAROL STREAM: Glenbard North High School – Lauren Lasak, sophomore,
LIBERTYVILLE: Libertyville High School – Leila Sjoholm, sophomore,
MT. PROSPECT: Prospect High School – Jolene Cutts, sophomore, saxophone
MUNDELEIN: Mundelein High School – Kelly Dolan, sophomore, flute
NAPERVILLE: Naperville Central High School – Jennifer Stewart, sophomore,
PEORIA: Richwoods High School – Brianna Maras, sophomore, flute
SKOKIE: Niles North High School – Cathy Beederman, freshman, trumpet
WARSAW: Warsaw High School – David Ancelet, senior, euphonium
ANN ARBOR: Huron High School – Mark Williams, junior, tuba
MINNETONKA: Emily Bell, sophomore, flute
OZARK: Ozark High School – Rhonda Newman, graduate, saxophone
PIERRE: Riggs High School – Gillian Woodburn, freshman, trumpet
COLEMAN: Coleman High School – Katie Rice, senior, trumpet
WATERTOWN: Watertown High School – Alysia Moen, freshman, bassoon