Michigan Intercollegiate Honors Band to
Perform at Hope College on February 3

Posted January 26, 2001

HOLLAND -- Hope College will host this year's Michigan Intercollegiate Honors Band on Saturday, Feb. 3, at 8 p.m. in Dimnent Memorial Chapel.

The public is invited. Admission is free.

The musical talents of eight Michigan colleges and universities combine for a performance that will feature works by Bernstein, Grainger, Ives, Wagner and Hindemith.

The colleges participating in this annual event are Adrian, Albion, Alma, Calvin, Cornerstone, Grand Valley, Hope and Spring Arbor.

The first Michigan Intercollegiate Honor Band event was held in 1972.

This year, the concert will be conducted by James Tapia, associate director of bands at the University of Michigan.

The 13 Hope students who will be performing in the band are: sophomore Jeremy Davis of Egan, Ill., bass clarinet; senior Jody Farrey of Belvidere, Ill., trumpet; sophomore Ben Fedak of Albany, N.Y., percussion; senior Kelly Getman of South Haven, clarinet; freshman Grant Gould of Cass City, percussion; junior Sarah Herman of Sylvania, Ohio, oboe/English horn; senior Tracy Miller of Gurnee, Ill., clarinet; senior Doug Mulder of Holland, trombone; junior Jessica Schulte of Clarkston, flute; junior Piper Spratt of Kalamazoo, clarinet; freshman Chris Thibault of Grand Blanc, bassoon; freshman Paul Wesselink of Grand Rapids, trombone; and senior Laurie Zeller of Waterford, horn.

Dimnent Memorial Chapel is located on College Avenue at 12th Street. Additional information may be obtained by calling the college's department of music at (616) 395-7650.


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