UNK Wind Ensemble announces members and concert dates/Kearney

UNK Wind Ensemble announces members, fall concert dates


KEARNEY – The University of Nebraska at Kearney Wind Ensemble has announced its fall 2022 members and concert dates.

The 49-member group will perform 7:30 p.m. Sept. 29 and Dec. 1 in the Fine Arts Recital Hall on campus. Both concerts are free and open to the public.

Open to any UNK student, the Wind Ensemble is selected by competitive audition each year. The group performs on campus and across the region, including an annual spring tour. UNK Director of Bands Duane Bierman leads the Wind Ensemble.


UNK Wind Ensemble Members (listed with hometown and major)



Alliance – Courtney Cox, finance

Cheyenne, Wyoming – Lana Novotny, music and psychology

Hastings – Courtney Beave, music performance

Wauneta – Ella O’Neil, accounting



Kearney – Lydia Hoss, supply chain management



Aichi, Japan – Erika Tsuji, business administration-accounting

Cheyenne, Wyoming – Emily Schwaiger, music education

Columbus – Douglas Davidchik, physics and math

Grand Island – Mali Xayarath, music education

Gretna – Jamie Vaughn, music and political science

Hastings – Maddison Barrientez, history education

Kearney – Mychaela Fegter, music education

Norfolk – Abigail Nemec, music education


Bass Clarinet

Hemingford – Kylie Mendiola, music education


Alto Saxophone

Central City – Bailey Manhart, music education

Columbus – Rebecca Hoffman, music education

Kearney – Alana Zimbelman, music education


Tenor Saxophone

Aurora – Tyler Miller, health sciences-chiropractic

Kenesaw – Emma Schroeder, music education


Baritone Saxophone

North Platte – Bailey Roeder, elementary education



North Platte – Jakob Gutschenritter, pre-medical

North Platte – Hannah Sims, undecided



Broken Bow – Cameron Grafel, music education

Kearney – Jacob Solomon, music education

Scottsbluff – Jamisyn Howard, elementary education



Crete – Allison Singh, occupational therapy (doctoral program)

Grand Island – Abraham Lopez, music education

Hartington – Sadie Uhing, music education

Hastings – Mekenzie Miller, music performance

Kearney – Daniel McCarty, music education

Ravenna – Ryan Johnson, music education



Grand Island – Aryanna Warner, math education

Holdrege – Hannah Hofaker, music education

Kearney – Bailey Miska, music education

Kearney – Jacob Temme, music education

Lincoln – Haley West, music education

Wray, Colorado – Benjamin Prentice, music education



East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania – Ming Li Goldston, music education

Elm Creek – Chloe Harms, music education



Fremont – Daniel Shipley, biology

Mitchell – Zane Blomenkamp, history education



Alliance – Aiden Zaro, music education

Columbus – Ryan Sims, music education

Culbertson – Kassi Cooper, music education

Hastings – Shannon Armstrong, music education

Kearney – Jacob Obrecht, music education

Loup City – Cameron Russell, music education and music business

North Platte – Steven Koehn, music

Shelby – Connor Morrison, music education


Sep 29 2022


7:30 pm