Nov. 25, 2013
Contact: Steve Rottinghaus, Baker University public relations director, (785) 594-8330,
Annual Candlelight Vespers set for Dec. 8
Baldwin City, Kan. — Baker University's Department of Music will present the 83rd Annual Christmas Candlelight Vespers at 2 p.m. and 5 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 8, at Rice Auditorium, 404, Eighth St., on the Baldwin City campus.
The program will include performances by the Baker Concert Choir, Baker Chamber Singers, Baker Speech Choir, Baker Orchestra, Baker Percussion Ensemble, Baker Brass Quintet and the University Community Choir.
Cathy Crispino, interim director of choirs, will conduct the choruses. Other conductors are Susan Emel, director of the speech choir; Ray James, director of bands; J.D. Parr, director of jazz ensemble; Mark Pretzel, director of orchestras; and Steve Riley, percussion instructor.
Trumpet: Morgan James
Trumpet: Trevon Waddle
French horn: Jacob Mogle
Tuba: Michael Sturm
Tuba: Jacob Neiman
Greg Henning, Brian Loux, Zach McElmurry, John Robbs, Stephanie Skedel
Violin: Erin Wilson, Allissa Houchin, Sam Kendrick, Marshall Sumwalt, Tyler Sams
Viola: Audrey Willis, Xiomara Nunez, Amanda Conrade, Khadijah Lane
Cello: Ulrich Johanning, Brittany Gapter, Brian Loux, Kathryn Boyer
Bass: Matthew Fry
Little Big Band
Saxophones: Kaitlyn Butler, Bre Mogle, Clare Courtney, Bailey Stines
Trumpets: Andy Kelley, Trevon Waddle, Morgan James
Trombones: Dante Simmons, Corey Matteson
Piano: Collin Studer
Guitar: Tyler Sams
Bass: Brian Loux
Drums: John Robbs
MaKaila Averill, Morgan Brown, Lauren Fleener, Cody Keener, Teresa Morse
James Newton, Connie Paramore
Nathan Aist, Kelli Bauman, Ryan Bearrick, *Kayla Burns, *Laura Bynum, Stephanie Chappell, Mykaela Cross, Marta Czarnick, *Adriane Dick, *Aubrey Eicher, *Lora Finley, *Morgan Giudicessi, Brandon Haefke, Kristina Heinrich, *Anna Hobbs, Dustin Keen, Sam Kendrick, Patrick King, Rachel Knight, *Chelsey Mann, *Jillian Miller, Luke Miltz, Allie Packard, Kayla Paul, Zach Pryor, MacKenzie Sammons, Tyler Sams, Dante Simmons, Collin Studer, Krystina Townsend, Trevon Waddle, *Madison Wendt
Erin Wesselowski, Billy Wicks, Taylor Winkler
*indicates Chamber Singers
University Community Choir
JaNay Adgers, Rachel Ash, Kennedy Beck, Jan Boyd, Jordan Brown, Bailey Cain, Brian Chang, Kathryn Cooper, Julie Craig, Robert Craig, Marta Czarnick, William Duncan, Jan Elder, Frankie Farrant, Ruth Fleming, Carol Fleming, Sylvia Forbes, Lauren Freking, Susan Gammage, Mike Gammage, Natalie Ginzel, Stephanie Haug, Cheryl Heide, Kristina Heinrich, Becky Henderson, Kelli Higgins, Lewis Hinshaw, Tim Hodges, Robert Hodgson, Jessica Holmes, Amanda Holter, Allissa Houchin, Scott Ireland, Willie Johnson, Etha Johnson, Lynn Killingsworth, Dave Killingsworth, Brian Kraus, Scott Lamb, Sarah Lambert, Taylor McDowell, Lori McKinney, Daniel McKinney, Connor Middleton, Elisabeth Minson, Jeff Moore, Heather Mull, Tim Obiefule, Sherri Pahcoddy, Victoria Paul, Michel Prahl, Sharole Prahl, Tyler Sams, Joshua Seybert, Bailey Stines, Margaret Thyr, Angelica Wade, Jenna Warmund, Candy Wasser, Anna Yanez.
Baker University is committed to assuring student learning and developing confident, competent and responsible contributors to society.