NPCC Music Department to Present Fall Concert on Oct. 29

Posted 9 months ago

By Scott Carlson

NPCC-Knights-LogoThe North Platte Community College Music Department will present their fall concert at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 29, at the McDonald-Belton Theater on the South Campus of the college.

There will be a Halloween theme for the concert. Candy will be handed out at the end of the program. Students and directors will be appearing in costume and those who attend are encouraged to dress up as well.

The concert will feature the NPCC Choir, Select Choir and Jazz Band. The Choir, directed by Elizabeth Peters with Donna Pucket as collaborative accompanist, will perform selections including “Dry Bones,” “The Ballad of Sweeney Todd,” and “We May Not Be Vampires (But We’re Still Men).” The Select Choir, also directed by Peters, will perform “Africa” and “All the Pretty Little Horses.”

Members of the NPCC Choir are: Nicole Hines and Sonie Kuhlman of Gothenburg; Abby Kurtzer of Haxtun, Colo.; Matt Perry of Keenesburg, Colo.; *Baylea Vallier of Laramie, Wyo.; *Abi Bradley, *Kaleb Christensen, *Christian Farmer, *Amariah Gesinski, *Drake Heikes, Steven Marshall, *Jacob McNeel, Stacia Nutter, Amy Taft, Sara Savage, *Nikki Schmidt, Mariah Sprunk, Meshka Waya and *Kylie Wroot of North Platte; Mik Keeling of Sutherland; Frankie Lewis of Tryon; William Bartlett of  Wauneta; and Briana Dickerson of Westminster, Colo. (*Indicates Select Choir member)

The Jazz Band, directed by Ron Daly, will perform numbers including “Free Bird,” “25 or 6 to 4,” and “Any Way You Want It.”

Members of the NPCC Jazz Band are: Mariah Strasburg of Arnold; Bre Zierke of Callaway; Karie Funk of Culbertson; Wes Layton and Scott Miller of Hershey; Walker Baird, Abby Bradley, Brin Brauer, Kaleb Christensen, Drake Heikis, Joey Peck, Christina Rankin and Carl Rippe of North Platte; Clara Brown of Ogallala; Matt (Rascal) Martinez of Sutherland; and Frankie Lewis of Tryon. Guest performers include Tori Daly on saxophone and Josh Hall on the guitar.

The event is free and open to the public