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( April 23, 1997)
30 TECH ALUMNI WILL JOIN THE SDSM& T CONCERT CHOIR AND MASTER CHORALE TO PRESENT THEIR SPRING CONCERT ON SATURDAY, APRIL 26
Thirty Tech alumni from ten states are returning to their alma mater this weekend to join the SDSM& T Concert Choir and Master Chorale in presenting their spring concert. The concert will be Saturday, April 26th, at 8: 00 p. m. in the First Congregational Church, 1200 Clark Street. There is no admission for the concert. A free will offering will be taken with proceeds going to the SDSM& T Music Scholarship Fund.
Under the direction of Dr. Susan L. Reid, the concert features Music of the Masters with Franz Haydn’s “ Te Deum” as its centerpiece. The Concert Choir also will sing three chorales by Johann S. Bach, with Younghae Kim as student conductor and Tawney White Calf providing American sign language. The Master Chorale will perform Dieterich Buxtehude’s “ Cantate Domino” featuring cellist Tonya Pavek and solists Jim Sautter, Ryan Weaver, and Isaac Conway.
The Tech Alumni Choir will sing four numbers under the direction of Dr. James D. Feiszli, former director of choirs at SDSM& T. The Alumni Choir will join the Concert Choir in performing Heinz Lau’s double choir “ Dona nobis pacem”, which will feature student soloists Susan Tangler and Alan Gertonson.
The hometowns and majors of area Tech students performing in the Concert Choir are as follows:
BLACK HAWK: Isaac Conway, Electrical Engineering
Brooke Goodwin, Nursing
EDGEMONT: Susan Tangler, Interdisciplinary Sciences
HILL CITY: Scott Hobart, Civil Engineering
LEAD: Chris Hoff, Electrical Engineering
PHILIP: Alan Gertonson, Chemical Engineering
PIERRE: Ryan Weaver, Civil Engineering
Nikki Widvey, Civil Engineering
RAPID CITY: Jennifer Carlson, Metallurgical Engineering
Shelly Carlson, Interdisciplinary Sciences
DeAnna Mahutga, Metallurgical Engineering/ Interdisciplinary Sciences
Tonya Pavek, Chemical Engineering
Jim Sautter, Computer Engineering
Tawney White Calf, Interdisciplinary Sciences
The 30 Tech alumni, who are returning to perform in the spring concert, are listed below alphabetically by state with their major, year of graduation, and hometown: COLORADO: Gloria Cannon, Electrical Engineering ( EE), ’ 86, Aurora, CO: John Carter, Mechanical Engineering ( ME), ’ 90 , Fort Collins, CO
Corey Jacobs, ME, ’ 91, Broomfield, CO
Dayne Jacobs, Metallurgical Engineering ( MetE), ’ 87, Highlands, CO
ILLINOIS: Tami Nelson, MetE, ’ 86, East Peoria, IL
IOWA: Wendy Craig, MetE, ‘ 91, Wilton, IA
Steve Larson, EE, ’ 85, Newton, IA
MICHIGAN: Pat Cihak, Math, ’ 90, Sterling Heights, MI
MINNESOTA: Lonny Ackerman, ME, ‘ 95 Hills, MN
Dave Herbst, EE, ’ 85, Eden Prairie, MN
Lisa Warne, ME, ‘ 91 Oakdale, MN
NEBRASKA: Darin Himmerich, EE, ’ 89, Lincoln, NE
Kelly Whiting, Math, ’ 89, Lincoln, NE NEW MEXICO: Tony Webster, ME, ’ 85, Rio Rancho, NM
SOUTH DAKOTA: Glynis Buhler, ME, ‘ 94 Rapid City:
Mary Kay Grosz, Interdisciplinary Sciences ( IS), ’ 96, Rapid City
Dean Herll, CE ’ 92, Brandon
Paul Hinker, Computer Science ( CSc), ’ 87, Rapid City
Robin Hinker, Chemical Engineering ( ChemE), ‘ 86, Rapid City
Jared Kennedy, CSc, ‘ 93, Sioux Falls
Bryan Killion, EE, ’ 93, Rapid City
Toni Logar, CSc, ‘ 85 Rapid City
Eve Norton, Math, ’ 91, Rapid City
Wade Pierson, Chemistry, ’ 94, Sioux Falls
Brian Schumacher, CSc, ’ 89, Rapid City
Robin Stocks- Fischer, ChemE, ’ 95, Rapid City
Shelley Twitero, ChemE, �� 90, Sioux Falls
TEXAS Shon Anderson, ME, ’ 95 Corpus Christi:
Dan Herbst, MetE, ‘ 92 Irving:
WYOMING: Bob Fallbeck, IS, ’ 96, Lander
For additional information about the concerts, contact Dr. Susan L. Reid at 394- 6702 or Dr. James L. Feiszli at 394- 5101.
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