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Brass and Wind

Noah Meinecke

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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Alaina Adkins

Instrument(s): Flute Alaina earned her BME at the University of Arkansas and is a graduate student at Wichita State University. She is pursuing a masters degree in Music Education and studying flute with Dr. Carmen Lemoine. In addition, she is currently the band director for a local private school in Wichita, KS for grades 4-10.…

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Quentin Wallace

Instrument(s): Trombone, Baritone, Beginning Brass Quentin received his Bachelor of Music from WSU and his Master of Arts in trombone at the University of Iowa. He taught instrumental music in the public schools for 30 years and taught brass methods at Friends University for 9 years. He is currently playing with the Aerotones Big Band…

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Guy Vollen

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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Mily Montanez

Instrument(s): Flute Mily Montanez is currently pursuing a Master of Music degree in Flute Performance at WSU. She has performed with the Symphonic Wind Ensemble and has served as the Co-Principal Flute of the WSU Symphony Orchestra. Mily was a finalist for the 2017-2018 WSU Concerto Competition. She has also served as a supplemental flute…

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James Hoerst

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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Laura Vollen

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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