Six named to All-Collegiate Band at MMEA conference

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Six Culver-Stockton College students were selected to the All-Collegiate Band that performed during the final night of ceremonies at the Missouri Music Education Association Workshop/Conference at Tan-Tar-A Resort in Osage Beach, Mo.

 

CANTON, Mo. — Six Culver-Stockton College students were selected to the All-Collegiate Band that performed during the final night of ceremonies at the Missouri Music Education Association Workshop/Conference at Tan-Tar-A Resort in Osage Beach, Mo.

Selected to the band were, shown above from left:

  • J.J. Kaeshoefer, a senior music technology major from Beaufort, Mo.
  • Vicki Alumbaugh, a senior music education major from Neoga, Ill.
  • Emilie Rieffer, a freshman music education major from Canton, Mo.
  • Nicole Smart, a senior music education major from Willow Springs, Mo.
  • Makenzie Prenger, a freshman biological chemistry major from Hannibal, Mo.
  • Audra Wood, a junior music education major from Cabool, Mo.

The All-Collegiate Band consists of 106 students from 29 colleges and universities. Music faculty from all two-year and four-year institutions in Missouri submitted nominations for students. This year’s band was conducted by Allan McMurray, a world-renowned musician and professor of conducting emeritus at the University of Colorado. Considered one of the world’s leading teachers of conducting, McMurray has guest conducted and taught conductors in 48 states and 15 foreign countries.

Accompanying the C-SC students at the conference were Dr. Trent Hollinger, associate professor of music at C-SC, and Dr. Aren VanHouzen, visiting assistant professor of music at C-SC.

The Missouri Music Education Association is the state division of the National Association for Music Education.

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