News Release


MMC Concert Band Presents Spring Band Concert

Published Date4\22\2013
Mount Marty College Concert Band will present its Spring Band Concert on Sunday, April 28, in Marian Auditorium at 7:30 pm. The band is directed by Dean Rettedal, Associate Professor of Music at Mount Marty College. The event is free and open to the public.

The program will include "Canzona Bergamasca", a dance form written by Samuel Scheidt in the 17th century; "Shenandoah's Simple Gifts", by Larry Clark who combined two folk song melodies into this beautiful flowing new work; "The Stormchasers", the composer, Robert Sheldon, wrote this march in the style of a circus screamer; "Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest", a symphonic medley of music from the Walt Disney movie; and "Costa del Sol", exciting Spanish melodies from the coastline of Malaga province in Southern Spain.

The public is cordially invited to this free concert on the Mount Marty College Campus.

The band, under the direction of Dean Rettedal, include students Amy Berning - Comfrey, MN; Andrew Tschosik - Ellendale, ND; Angela Haun - Spencer, NE; Anna Kollasch - Whittemore, IA; Caitlin Ostrander - De Smet, SD; Carissa Scherschligt - Mitchell, SD; Jenece Holzbauer - Wagner, SD; John Hodson - Martin, SD; Kaleb Carsten - Kimball, SD; Kari Peterson - Omaha, NE; Kayce Olson - Ellendale, ND; Kaylee Fly - Omaha, NE; Kelsey Mesman - Springfield, SD; Kelsey Sybrant-Venenga - Bassett, NE; Kelsey Thury - Mitchell, SD; Lajos Vudi - Yankton, SD; Megan Leader - Crofton, NE; Megan Wortmann - Norfolk, NE; Nathan Porras - Crofton, NE; S. Mariel Kang - S. Korea; Samantha Huber - Sioux Falls, SD; Sarah Donovan - Gretna, NE; Stacey Schleich, - Mitchell, SD; Tessa Carda - Armour, SD; and Trisha Kaufman - Armour, SD.

For more information on the Mount Marty College Concert Band, please visit www.mtmc.edu/arts/music/Band.aspx or contact Dean Rettedal at 605-668-1538 or drettedal@mtmc.edu.