Instrument(s): Trombone, Baritone Hunter attended Emporia State University to study Trombone Performance. He has performed in numerous ensembles including Wind Ensembles, Jazz bands, Marching bands, Orchestras, Pep bands and many other small ensembles. Hunter spent the summer of 2018 participating in Drum Corps International with the Troopers Drum and Bugle Corp, a semi-finalist World Class…

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Instrument(s): Flute Persis earned a Bachelor’s of Music Education from Friends University in 2018, where she studied with Amy Hoffman. Persis then taught elementary vocal music for the past three years in Wichita Public Schools. She has performed in the Friends University Band, where she served as the president. Persis has also performed in the…

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Instrument(s): Bass Trombone, Trombone Annjela received her Bachelor of Music Education from Emporia State University in 2018 and a Master’s in Trombone Performance from Emporia State University in 2020. She is currently pursuing another Masters Degree in Instrumental Conducting at Wichita State University and currently plays in the Wichita State Wind Ensemble. Annjela has also…

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Instrument(s): Trumpet Cody is a trumpet and horn player who graduated from Augusta High School in 2015. While in high school, he participated in Jazz Band (trumpet), Concert Band (horn), and the Pep Band (trumpet). Cody studied music at Kansas Wesleyan University and Friends University for a short time. In his free time, Cody has…

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Instrument(s): Flute Daniel Rivas earned a Bachelor’s of Music Education from the University of North Texas in 2019. Currently he is pursing a Master’s in Flute Performance from Wichita State University, where he studies with Dr. Carmen Lemoine. He is a member of the WSU Graduate Wind Quintet, WSU Wind Ensemble, and Co-Principal of the…

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Instrument(s): Clarinet, Bass Clarinet Noah loves music and has been playing both clarinet and bass clarinet for a number of years. He is currently a clarinet performance major at Wichita State University and is involved in band, orchestra, clarinet ensemble, and more. During high school, he was involved with regional and all-state ensembles as well…

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Instrument(s): French Horn, Beginning Brass Guy Vollen is a horn player and composer; he attended Wichita State University and earned a Doctorate in musical composition from Florida State University. He has taught on the faculty of Wichita State University and Bethany College. As a horn player, he has performed with the Wichita Wind Ensembles Professional…

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Instrument(s): Saxophone James is currently studying Music Education and Jazz Studies at WSU. He was selected to District Jazz in 2016 and all steel stacks jazz festival band on Baritone saxophone. He is the principal saxophonist for the symphonic band, Shocker Sound, and is the second tenor in Jazz Arts. He has also performed with…

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Instrument(s): Piano, Clarinet Laura received her Bachelor of Music in Education/Instrumental at Wichita State University in 1996. After receiving her degree she taught lessons at Senseney Music and then at Stubbs’ Music Center in Tallahassee Florida in 1999. Since 2003, she has taught in her own studio as well as Senseney Music and Musical Offerings…

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