Dr. Duane Bierman
UNK director of bands, 308.865.8607

Members of the University of Nebraska at Kearney have been selected for the fall semester, according to Dr. Duane Bierman, UNK  director of bands.

Membership is by competitive audition. In all, 65 students auditioned, but only 58 were selected. The ensemble will be in concert in the UNK Fine Arts Recital Hall on Thursday, Nov. 29. The concert, which will be free and open to the public, will begin at 7:30 p.m. The performance will feature a classic wind band repertoire.

Ensemble members are listed below, alphabetically by hometown, with Nebraska students listed first, followed by out-of-state and international students:



Auburn- Aleria Alexander, clarinet

Benedict- Sean Bresnahan, tenor saxophone/bassoon part

Bennington- Tori Klaus, flute

Bradshaw- Morgan Tracy, horn

Broken Bow- Michael Crawford,* tuba

Cairo- Mary Irvine, bass clarinet

Ceresco- Gabe Haberman, trumpet

Columbus- Audrey Grant, horn

Dickens- Brooke Harris,* flute

Grand Island- Austin Gewecke, trumpet

Grand Island- Eric Rempe, bass trombone

Grand Island- Logan Gregory, bass clarinet

Grand Island- Patience Buck, trombone

Grand Island- Ryne Miller, tenor saxophone

Gretna- Aaron Ray, clarinet

Hickman- Kristina Price, clarinet

Hickman- Kristina Price, eb clarinet

Kearney- Anna Nelson, horn

Kearney- Mikayla Uden, horn

Kearney- Nate Thorn,* percussion

Kearney- Tyler Walker alto saxophone

Lexington- Joel Montes, percussion

Lexington- Morgan Sentelle, trumpet

Lincoln- Courtney Wagner, flute

Madrid- Bert Ogg, clarinet

McCook- Casey Cobb, bari saxophone

Minden- Jon Hunzeker,* trombone

Minden- Katie Lewis, alto saxophone

Minden- Matthew Stubbs,* trumpet

Minden- Nicole Tidd, clarinet

Minden- Vergil Nelson,* euphonium

Mitchell- Matt Powell, percussion

North Platte- Barbara Lloyd, flute

Ogallala- Mark Messner, tuba

Ogallala- Nichole Holland,* tenor saxophone

Omaha- Paula Newhouse, tuba

Omaha- Sophie Ford, percussion

Pierce- Laurie Venteicher,* horn

Plainview- Justin Kluver, percussion

Prague- Jessica Sousek,* bass clarinet

St. Libory- Adam White, percussion



Ames- Stephanie Holtman, flute


Andalusia- Anthony Garcia, tenor saxophone/bassoon part


Mahtomedi- Kelly Skunes, trumpet



Kyoto- Maiko Oku,* alto saxophone

*Denotes section leader.