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New York Connections
Oct
6
3:00 PM15:00

New York Connections

Encore at King of Kings Lutheran Church

New York Connections

Encore Wind Ensemble
Jerry Luckhard, Conductor

Chester “Overture for Band” - William Schuman
Symphony No 6, Op 69 - Vincent Persichetti
I. Adagio - Allegro
II. Adagio sostenuto
III. Allegretto
IV. Vivace
Bassoon Concerto - Eric Ewazen
I. Andante con moto
Ariel Detwiler, Bassoon
Variations on America - Charles Ives/William Schuman
October - Eric Whitacre
Superman March - John Williams/Paul Lavender

King of Kings Lutheran Church

King of Kings Lutheran Church

Ariel Detwiler, Bassoon

Ariel Detwiler, Bassoon

Ariel Detwiler is currently finishing the third and final year of her DMA in bassoon at the University of Minnesota, studying with Norbert Nielubowski. She also holds a Masters degree in Bassoon from Indiana University's Jacobs School of Music studying with William Ludwig, and a Bachelors degree in bassoon from DePauw University. An active freelance musician and woodwind doubler in the twin cities, Ariel performs in various bands, orchestras, musical pits, and collaborates in many chamber music groups, including Duo 231 with French Horn player Sam Crocker (also in Encore) and the Bdote 7 reed quintet. Ariel is no stranger to the stage-- she won the DePauw University Concerto competition in 2010, and in 2018 she won the second annual Band Concerto competition at the University of Minnesota. With a lifelong passion for music education, she teaches her own private studio, instructs the Woodwind Techniques course at the University of Minnesota, and is the adjunct professor of bassoon at Dordt University. When she is not performing, Ariel is an avid baker, calligrapher, and gardener. This is Ariel's fourth year performing as a core member of the Encore Wind Ensemble.

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MusicConnect with Woodbury High School
Oct
10
7:00 PM19:00

MusicConnect with Woodbury High School

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Encore Wind Ensemble
Jerry Luckhardt, Conductor

Variations on America - Charles Ives/William Schuman
Bassoon Concerto - Eric Ewazen
I. Andante con moto
Ariel Detwiler, Bassoon
October - Eric Whitacre
Superman March - John Williams/Paul Lavender

Woodbury High School Band

Selections TBD

Woodbury High School

Woodbury High School

Ariel Detwiler, Bassoon

Ariel Detwiler, Bassoon

Ariel Detwiler is currently finishing the third and final year of her DMA in bassoon at the University of Minnesota, studying with Norbert Nielubowski. She also holds a Masters degree in Bassoon from Indiana University's Jacobs School of Music studying with William Ludwig, and a Bachelors degree in bassoon from DePauw University. An active freelance musician and woodwind doubler in the twin cities, Ariel performs in various bands, orchestras, musical pits, and collaborates in many chamber music groups, including Duo 231 with French Horn player Sam Crocker (also in Encore) and the Bdote 7 reed quintet. Ariel is no stranger to the stage-- she won the DePauw University Concerto competition in 2010, and in 2018 she won the second annual Band Concerto competition at the University of Minnesota. With a lifelong passion for music education, she teaches her own private studio, instructs the Woodwind Techniques course at the University of Minnesota, and is the adjunct professor of bassoon at Dordt University. When she is not performing, Ariel is an avid baker, calligrapher, and gardener. This is Ariel's fourth year performing as a core member of the Encore Wind Ensemble.

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Sound and Light
Nov
24
3:00 PM15:00

Sound and Light

Encore at Roseville Lutheran Church

Sound and Light

Encore Wind Ensemble
Catherine Sinon Bushman, Guest Conductor

Pathfinder of Panama - John Philip Sousa
Byzantium - Nicole Chamberlain
Home Away from Home - Cathy Likhuta
Sound and Smoke - Viet Cuong
Pictures at an Exhibition - Mussorgsky/Patterson

Roseville Lutheran Church

Roseville Lutheran Church

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Catharine Sinon Bushman is the Wind Ensemble Conductor and Assistant Professor of Music Education at St. Cloud State University. Her teaching responsibilities include Wind Ensemble, conducting and courses in music education.

Dr. Bushman received a DMA in Wind Conducting at The University of Texas at Austin in 2012. She holds degrees in Music Education from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and Northwestern University. Previously, Dr. Bushman served on the faculty of Winthrop University where she led the Symphonic Band, taught graduate and undergraduate courses in music education, and supervised student interns.

Dr. Bushman was an Assistant Director of Bands at Lassiter High School in Marietta, Georgia from 1998-2007. Her professional memberships include College Band Directors National Association, Women Band Directors International, Minnesota Music Educators Association and Sigma Alpha Iota International Music Fraternity.

She maintains an active schedule as a guest conductor, adjudicator, and clinician for marching and concert bands. She has presented at the state and national level on teaching in disadvantaged communities, mentoring of women band directors, woodwind pedagogy and diversity in programming. In 2016, Dr. Bushman began conducting the St. Cloud Municipal Band, an all-adult concert band that performs locally and abroad.

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MusicConnect with the Minnesota Junior Symphonic Winds
Feb
10
7:00 PM19:00

MusicConnect with the Minnesota Junior Symphonic Winds

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The Masonic Heritage Center
Serving as a working tribute to the concepts and contributions of Freemasonry, the Minnesota Masonic Heritage Center provides the public with an intimate and elegant destination for events, performances and scholarship pursuits and features a 443-seat auditorium with jewel-box theatre

Minnesota Masonic Heritage Center Theater

Minnesota Masonic Heritage Center Theater

Encore Wind Ensemble
Jerry Luckhard, Conductor

Selection TBD

Minnesota Junior Symphonic Winds

Selections TBD

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The Music of Percy Grainger
Apr
5
6:00 PM18:00

The Music of Percy Grainger

Encore at the Hanifl Performing Arts Center

Home of the Lakeshore Players Theatre, the Hanifl Performing Arts Center is now open thanks to the White Bear Lake community and surrounding area. Although the center has been in existence for over 60 years, with the mission of providing community enrichment and education through the performing arts, this new state-of-the-art facility will make all the theatre and events more enjoyable than ever.

Hanifl Performing Arts Center

Hanifl Performing Arts Center

Percy Aldridge Grainger

Percy Aldridge Grainger

 

Encore Wind Ensemble
Jerry Luckhardt, Conductor

Selections TBD

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