You will enjoy performances by:
Kylie Peterson. Kylee is the daughter of Brian and Kris Peterson of Lincoln, NE, and is a junior vocal music education and vocal performance major at Buena Vista University. She has had eight years of vocal study with Anna Hanselmann in Lincoln and currently studies under Dr. Paula Keeler at BVU. Kylie is one-half of the creative team for a student written musical, including original music, with plans to produce it with BVU's drama department next fall as a main stage performance; it is called Beautiful Mentality.
Jesse Luedtke. Jesse is a junior at Storm Lake High School where he plays trombone in concert band, marching band, pep band and jazz band under the direction of Jason Heeren. Jesse's teachers who have guided and encouraged him are: Holli Safley, Barb Wells, Suzanne Winterhof, Curt Orhlund, Vance Shoemaker and Jason Heeren. In High School Jesse has been an All State musician for 3 years, twice in the band and once in the Orchestra. As a sophomore he was Principal Trombone of the orchestra, and as a junior he was 1st chair in 1st section of the band. He has been in the NWI high school district honor bands, BVU honor band, University of Iowa high school honor band and Northwest Iowa High School honors orchestra. He has played trombone with the Cherokee Symphony for 2 years.
Stephanie Gibb-Clark. Stephanie, a soprano. is a junior at Drake University in Des Moines studying vocal performance with Dr. Ann Cravero, as well as Women's Studies. Stephanie has participated in a number of musicals and vocal competitions. Additionally, in 2011, Stephanie was selected to spend a summer studying opera is Austria at the prestigious AIMS in Graz program.
Please come enjoy these performances as The Cherokee Symphony ends the 2011-2012 season on Sunday April 22, 2009 at 4:00 PM at the Cherokee Community Center, Cherokee Iowa.
Tickets at the door are $10.00. Children through high school are admitted free.