Linfield music students named to national honor band

Linfield BandsSeven Linfield College music students have been named to a national honor band.

The students have been selected to participate in the College Band Directors National Association Intercollegiate Honor Band at the University of Nevada in Reno, Nev., March 12-15. All are Linfield Concert Band members and under the direction of Joan Haaland Paddock, Linfield professor of music. They will perform with approximately 75 other collegiate musicians from Western and Northwestern divisions of CBDNA. The honor band will be led by conductor Steve Peterson, director of bands from Ithaca College and the current CBDNA national president.

Students include sophomore Kathryn van Dyk of Roseburg, a flutist and environmental science major and music minor; sophomore Quillan Bourassa of Hillsboro, a clarinetist and music major and physics minor; sophomore Jasmine Libert of Lihue, Hawaii, a bassoonist and music major and psychology minor; junior Sasha Meyer of Arcadia, Calif., a hornist and elementary education major and music minor; freshman Rachael Conway of Troutdale, a hornist and English major with education and French minors; junior Kelsey Garrett of Medford, a percussionist and studio art major and music minor; and junior Christian Santangelo of Mukilteo, Wash., a percussionist and music major.