Tuesday, November 25, 2008

Berry Student Chosen for Georgia’s All-College Band

Three Berry College students are among the 80 college musicians selected to perform with the Georgia Music Educators Association All-College Band. The selected musicians represent a total of 19 colleges around the state including The University of Georgia and Emory University.

Students are nominated by college faculty across Georgia. The final selections are made by a statewide committee with representation from all institutions and instruments. This is the fifth consecutive year that Berry has participated in the event.

The All-College Band will perform at the conclusion of the Georgia Music Educators In-Service Conference, scheduled for Jan. 28-31, 2009, at the Savannah International Trade and Convention Center. Dr. Scott Teeple, director of the woodwind ensemble and associate professor of music at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, will conduct. Call 912-651-6556 for ticket information.

The following students were nominated by the Berry College music faculty and selected to perform:

Elizabeth Callahan is a senior animal science major from Ringgold, Ga. Elizabeth plays the flute and is the daughter of Dobbin and Linda Callahan.

Thomas Ryan is a junior music education major from Silver Creek, Ga. Thomas plays the euphonium and is the son of David and Melinda Ryan.

Marc Johnson is a sophomore music education major from Rome, Ga. Marc plays the tenor saxophone and is the son of James and Araceli Satcher.

By Leah Ryan
Berry College

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