UNK Wind Ensemble entertains at end-of-semester concert

The University of Nebraska at Kearney Wind Ensemble performed a concert Thursday night at the Fine Arts Recital Hall.

The concert featured five pieces: “Fanfare – The Benefaction from the Sky and Mother Earth” by Satoshi Yagisawa, “Handel in the Strand” by Percy Grainger and arranged by Richard Franko Goldman, “Symphonic Dances for Wind Ensemble” by Yosuke Fukada, “Pacem” by Robert Spittal and “To Tame the Perilous Skies” by David Holsinger.

Members of the UNK Wind Ensemble are:
Flute/piccolo – Courtney Cox, Brenna Groves, Alethia Henderson, Kaia Johnson, Lana Novotny and Ella O’Neill
Oboe – Gavin Phillips
Clarinet – Douglas Davidchik, Emily Schwaiger, Erika Tsuji, Jamie Vaughn and Mali Xayarath
Bass clarinet – Kylie Mendiola-Ozuna and Nolan Stewart
Bassoon – Hannah Sims and Michael Sambula-Monzalvo
Alto saxophone – Rebecca Hoffman, Bailey Manhart and Alana Zimbelman
Tenor saxophone – Tyler Miller and Elena Paltz
Baritone saxophone – Emma Schroeder
Horn – Samantha Bursaw, Cameron Grafel, Jamisyn Howard and Jacob Solomon
Trumpet – Micah Fedderson, Ryan Johnson, Abraham Lopez, Daniel McCarty, Makenzie Miller, Abby Trantham and Sadie Uhing
Trombone – Rahn Johnson, Benjamin Prentice, Jacob Temme and Haley West
Euphonium – Chloe Harms
Tuba – Zane Blomenkamp, Avery Reitz and Daniel Shipley
String bass – Avery Reitz
Percussion – Shannon Armstrong, Kassi Cooper, Connor Morrison, Jacob Obrecht, Cameron Russell, Ryan Sims and Aiden Zaro
Conductor – Duane Bierman, director of bands and professor of music, percussion