Trombone Concert

Event Details


Date: November 23, 2014

Times: 3 p.m.

Location: Kresge Recital Hall

Ticket Info: Free and open to the public.


The Augustana College and Community Trombone Choir, under the direction of Vance Shoemaker, will present a concert at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 23, in Kresge Recital Hall. The event is free and open to the public.

The concert will feature works by various artists including, Gordon Bowie, Dmitry Bortniansky, William Croft, Franz Joseph Haydn, Leonard Bernstein and others.

Members of the Augustana College & Community Trombone Choir:

  • Jacob Fenner, high school student
  • Matt Halse, community member
  • Ken Hoyne, community member
  • Quinn Jacobs ‘15, Rochester, Minnesota
  • Evan Krebs, high school student
  • Tony Metzgar ’16, Elk Point, South Dakota
  • Thomas Norland ’16, Sioux Falls
  • Olivia Roers, high school student
  • Ian Rutherford ’16, Grimes, Iowa
  • Nathanael Thompson ’15, Sioux Falls
  • Matt Watt ’18, Yankton, South Dakota
  • Emily Wehde, ’15, Sioux Falls, SD

Vance Shoemaker is a trombone and euphonium instructor and director of the trombone choir. He is the principal trombonist with the South Dakota Symphony and the principal trombonist with the Northwest Iowa Symphony Orchestra. He performs with the Sioux City Symphony and Sioux City and LeMars Municipal Bands and spent six summers with the Kansas Lyric Opera Company summer series. He participates in the Brass Section, a professional brass quintet that performs throughout the region. He is the founder of the Siouxland Trombone Festival, which has featured such well known trombonists as Joseph Alessi, principal trombonist with the NewYork Philharmonic. He is a graduate of Morningside College in Sioux City, Iowa.