Eleven students from the University of North Dakota Wind Ensemble performed with the 17th annual North Dakota Intercollegiate Band this year. They joined with music students from eight other North Dakota colleges and universities in Jamestown for rehearsals and a performance Feb. 2 and 3. Larry Gookin, Emeritus Professor of Music from Central Washington University, served as this year’s guest conductor and clinician.
Students participating from UND were Alison Borchardt, clarinet (Milton); Sarah Curtiss, flute (Mandan); Dawson Domke, trumpet (Jamestown); Kendall Edmonds, clarinet (Larimore); Gabrielle Halliday, trombone (Grand Forks); Benjamin Helfrich, euphonium (Berthold); Walter Lawson, tuba (Larimore); Christopher McGill, horn (Cottage Grove, MN); Mary Morales, tenor saxophone (Okinawa, Japan); Lundean Tomlin, tuba (Flower Mound, TX); and Kelsie Wiens, bassoon (Williston). Dr. James Popejoy, Director of Bands at UND, accompanied the students to Jamestown for the festival and assisted with the event.