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KSC Musicians Selected for New England College Intercollegiate Band

February 15, 2013
(l–r) Josh Brennan, Gabe Belluscio, Kathryn Lanouette, Alyssa Comeau, Katey Lundstedt, Kirsten Burrows (missing from photo: Sam Irvine, trombone)
(l–r) Josh Brennan, Gabe Belluscio, Kathryn Lanouette, Alyssa Comeau, Katey Lundstedt, Kirsten Burrows (missing from photo: Sam Irvine, trombone)

Seven Keene State College students have been chosen to play in the honors ensemble for the 31st Annual New England Intercollegiate Band: Alyssa Comeau ’13, clarinet; Kathryne Lundstedt ’14, clarinet; Kirsten Burrows ’14, trumpet; Kathryn Lanouette ’15, clarinet; Joshua Brennan ’15, percussion; Sam Irvine ’16, trombone; and Gabriel Belluscio ’15, tenor saxophone. Sophomore Joshua Brennan, a Music Education and Composition major, won a cash prize and was selected to perform a solo work on marimba.

Organized by the New England College Band Association, the Festival will be held at Gordon College in Wenham, Mass., on April 12 and 13. It brings the top college musicians from across New England together for a weekend of music making with an internationally known guest conductor. This year, that is T. Andre Feagin, an Assistant Professor of Music and Associate Director of Bands and Director of Athletic Bands at the University of Texas at El Paso.

Keene State has been represented at this honors festival since it’s start in 1981.