UNK Wind Ensemble announces members, fall concert dates

KEARNEY – The University of Nebraska at Kearney Wind Ensemble has announced its fall 2022 members and concert dates.

The 49-member group will perform 7:30 p.m. Sept. 29 and Dec. 1 in the Fine Arts Recital Hall on campus. Both concerts are free and open to the public.

Open to any UNK student, the Wind Ensemble is selected by competitive audition each year. The group performs on campus and across the region, including an annual spring tour. UNK Director of Bands Duane Bierman leads the Wind Ensemble.

UNK Wind Ensemble Members (listed with hometown and major) 

Alliance – Courtney Cox, finance
Cheyenne, Wyoming – Lana Novotny, music and psychology
Hastings – Courtney Beave, music performance
Wauneta – Ella O’Neil, accounting

Kearney – Lydia Hoss, supply chain management

Aichi, Japan – Erika Tsuji, business administration-accounting
Cheyenne, Wyoming – Emily Schwaiger, music education
Columbus – Douglas Davidchik, physics and math
Grand Island – Mali Xayarath, music education
Gretna – Jamie Vaughn, music and political science
Hastings – Maddison Barrientez, history education
Kearney – Mychaela Fegter, music education
Norfolk – Abigail Nemec, music education

Bass Clarinet
Hemingford – Kylie Mendiola, music education

Alto Saxophone
Central City – Bailey Manhart, music education
Columbus – Rebecca Hoffman, music education
Kearney – Alana Zimbelman, music education

Tenor Saxophone
Aurora – Tyler Miller, health sciences-chiropractic
Kenesaw – Emma Schroeder, music education

Baritone Saxophone
North Platte – Bailey Roeder, elementary education

North Platte – Jakob Gutschenritter, pre-medical
North Platte – Hannah Sims, undecided

Broken Bow – Cameron Grafel, music education
Kearney – Jacob Solomon, music education
Scottsbluff – Jamisyn Howard, elementary education

Crete – Allison Singh, occupational therapy (doctoral program)
Grand Island – Abraham Lopez, music education
Hartington – Sadie Uhing, music education
Hastings – Mekenzie Miller, music performance
Kearney – Daniel McCarty, music education
Ravenna – Ryan Johnson, music education

Grand Island – Aryanna Warner, math education
Holdrege – Hannah Hofaker, music education
Kearney – Bailey Miska, music education
Kearney – Jacob Temme, music education
Lincoln – Haley West, music education
Wray, Colorado – Benjamin Prentice, music education

East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania – Ming Li Goldston, music education
Elm Creek – Chloe Harms, music education

Fremont – Daniel Shipley, biology
Mitchell – Zane Blomenkamp, history education

Alliance – Aiden Zaro, music education
Columbus – Ryan Sims, music education
Culbertson – Kassi Cooper, music education
Hastings – Shannon Armstrong, music education
Kearney – Jacob Obrecht, music education
Loup City – Cameron Russell, music education and music business
North Platte – Steven Koehn, music
Shelby – Connor Morrison, music education