Wind Ensemble in Concert Scheduled for Sunday, Dec. 5 at UNK.

Dr. Duane Bierman
UNK director of bands, 308.865.8607

UNK– A variety of instruments including, flutes, clarinets, tubas and trumpets will be featured in solos during the University of Nebraska at Kearney Wind Ensemble concert on Sunday, Dec. 5.

Under the direction of Dr. Duane Bierman, UNK director of bands, the Wind Ensemble will play “Sun Dance,” “His Honor,” “Slava!” and more. Membership in the Wind Ensemble, which is described as playing “the best wind literature available at the university level,” is by competitive audition only.

The concert, which is free and open to the public, will begin at 3 p.m. in the Fine Arts Recital Hall, which is located in the UNK Fine Arts Building.

Members of the Wind Ensemble are listed below, alphabetically by hometown.
(* Denotes section leader)

ASHLAND– Kimberly Morwitzer, clarinet
BARTLEY– Julie Gates, flute
BEATRICE– Troy Ehmke, alto saxophone*
BLAIR– Helen Breuer, horn*
BROKEN BOW– Michael Crawford, tuba
COMSTOCK– Robert Roth, trumpet*
CRETE– Rae Fahrlander, oboe*
DICKENS– Brooke Harris, flute*
GIBBON– Amy Smallcomb, horn
GRAND ISLAND– Ryne Miller, baritone saxophone; and Eric Rempe, trombone
HOLDREDGE– Eric Jones, percussion
JUNIATA– Abbie Schuyler, clarinet
KEARNEY– Daniel Gibbs, flute; Paloma Mena-Werth, oboe; Nate Thorn, percussion;
James Wolf, alto saxophone; and Adam Zheng, clarinet
LEXINGTON– Joel Montes, percussion*
LINCOLN– Spencer Labedz, bassoon
MCCOOK– Casey Cobb, tenor saxophone; and Tyler Cobb, clarinet*
MINDEN– Jonathan Hunzeker, trombone; and Matthew Stubbs, trumpet
NEWPORT– Cameron Scheibe, trombone*
NORTH PLATTE– Tarassa Swedberg, horn
OGALLALA– Mark Messner, tuba*
OMAHA– Kelci Fulton, flute; Cayle Jones, bass clarinet; and Nate Skinner, percussion
OSMOND– Clint Dennis, euphonium*
PLAINVIEW– Justin Kluver, percussion
PRAGUE– Jessica Sousek, bass clarinet*
SCOTTSBLUFF– Brooke Brown, clarinet; and Justin Vogel, trumpet
ST EDWARD– Kevin Carder, trombone
WILCOX– Benjamin Loschen, percussion


AMES– Stephanie Holtman, flute
UNION– Stacia Kluever, percussion

MAHTOMEDI-Kelly Skunes, trumpet


JAPAN– Maiko Sugahara, clarinet