Concert Band Performing Saturday

The Concert Band at Central Methodist University will be wrapping up the last week of classes with its final performance of the school year on Saturday, May 7. Professor Roy “Skip” Vandelicht will serve as the conductor for the 4 p.m. concert, to be held in Linn Memorial United Methodist Church.

Selections from the program include John Philip Sousa’s The Liberty Bell, The Grace in Being by Julie Giroux, and “America” from West Side Story. Members of the incoming freshman class for the Swinney Conservatory of Music will also be featured in a performance of K.L. King’s Barnum and Bailey’s Favorite.

The concert band personnel will be led by the Keith House Band Fellow, Madalyn Bartholomew, and the Ken and Nancy Seward Band Fellow, Makenzie Sisney. Current members to perform include:

Flute – Maureen Hennessy, Casey Brooks, Lyna Williams-Whitehead, Johnny Brownell, and Abigail Hicks

Oboe – Megan Adams

Clarinet – Michelle Swink, Bailey Caldwell, Jessica Arnold, Connor Sanchegraw, Zachary Martin, and Faith Jasper

Bass clarinet – Avery Bohon and Wesley Spargo

Alto saxophone – Austin Schaedler, Heather Armstrong, Sydney Dame, and Jonathan Schlared

Trumpet – Josh Derendinger, J.T. Bott, Hailey Gorman, Ava Lairmore, and Matthew Kilmer

Horn – Alden Senor

Trombone – Madalyn Bartholomew, Makenzie Sisney, Jacob Keller, Mackenzie Duey, Paul Harrison, and Jaxson Grossenburg

Euphonium – Andrew Adams

Tuba – Michael Watts and Brandon Swanson

String bass – Cory Edmunds

Percussion – Hannah Bailey, Austin Bristow, Gracie Hartford, Destini Jefferson, and Austin Small

In addition to being open to the public, the concert will be livestreamed here.

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