SBU students selected to Missouri All-Collegiate Honor Band

Five Southwest Baptist University students were chosen through a highly selective process for membership in the 2016 Missouri All-Collegiate Honor Band. The band will perform for the Missouri Music Educators Association Conference Jan. 29, 2016, at the Tan-Tar-A Resort in Osage Beach, Mo. The SBU students who were selected include:

  • Miranda Applegate, clarinet, a junior music education major from Stockton, Mo.;
  • Ashley Fox, French horn, a senior music education major from Dunnegan, Mo.;
  • Courtney Munton, flute, a senior music and psychology double major from Greenfield, Mo.;
  • Amber Northcutt, clarinet, a junior music education major from St. Charles, Mo.; and
  • Jared Van Manen, tuba, a senior music education and church music double major from Farmington, Mo.

The 100 students in the Missouri All-Collegiate Band represent 26 college/university band programs from throughout Missouri and will be conducted by Dr. Stephen Peterson, director of bands at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.