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Wauneta-Palisade musicians will perform at UNK Honor Band and Choral Clinic Jan. 28 PDF Print E-mail
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Friday, 04 January 2013 17:48

Ten W-P high school students will travel to the University of Nebraska at Kearney later this month to attend the UNK Honor Band & Choral Clinic. Students headed to Kearney include, left to right, Jacob Maris, Weylin Davis, Sydnee Harchelroad, Tayler Nordhausen, Christi Christner, Cassidy Rathe, Charlotte Pitts, Donald Hunt, and Lorenzo Cavanaugh. Not pictured: John Christner. (Courtesy Photo)


By Sheri Hink

The Wauneta Breeze

 

Ten of Wauneta-Palisade Schools’ musicians and vocalists will make a trip to Kearney on Jan. 28 to participate in the UNK Honor Band and Choral Clinic.

W-P representatives will spend the day rehearsing for an evening performance with other musicians and vocalists from across the state.

The evening performance, which will begin at 6:00 p.m. CT will include performances by the Women’s Choir, Festival Band, Festival Choir, Honor Band and Honor Choir, in that order.

Participants in the Honor Band and Choral Clinic were chosen from recorded auditions sent into UNK.

John Christner and Donald Hunt were selected to perform with the Honor Choir.

Charlotte Pitts, Tayler Nordhausen, Jacob Maris, and Weylin Davis will perform with the Festival Choir.

Sydnee Harchelroad and Christi Christner will join the Women’s Choir.

Lorenzo Cavanaugh and Cassidy Rathe will play with the Festival Band.

Dr. Duane Bierman, Assistant Professor of Music and Director of Bands and Dr. Bryan Albers, Lecturer in Music and Assistant Director of Bands at UNK, will serve as band clinicians.

Dr. David Bauer, Professor of Music and Director of Choirs at UNK, A.J. Reimers, Director of Choirs at Bellevue West High School and Cheri Helmer-Riensche, Director of Chiors at Papillion-LaVista South High School, will serve as choir clinicians.

While students rehearse for the evening performance W-P music directors will have the opportunity to participate in several workshops presented by UNK music faculty.

Tickets to the concert will be available at the UNK Health & Sports Center for $3.00. Clinic participants and pre-school children are admitted free.