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2013-09-13

BSU announces music scholarship winners

This year, 44 incoming and returning Bemidji State University students of all disciplines will receive music scholarships. The students and their families, as well as the music scholarship donors and music faculty, are invited to attend an informal recognition and reception on Sept. 19.

The ceremony begins at 11 a.m. in the Thompson Recital Hall in Bemidji State’s Bangsberg Fine Arts complex.

The event will feature musicians Allison Laughlin on the piano and Josh May on the trumpet. Both Laughlin and May are the recipients of the Carl O. Thompson Music Scholarship. Thompson was hired by the University in 1937 and was instrumental in the construction of the Bemidji State music program.

Contact
Laura Holm, Department of Music; (218) 755-2915

Incoming students receiving music scholarships in order of hometown:

Bemidji |56601| Aaron Schnackenberg, sophomore, music, saxophone, half-tuition scholarship
Bemidji |56601| Joshua Sorenson, freshman, music teacher certification, voice, music Performance Scholarship, Raymond Breen Scholarship
Baxter |56425| Brooke Nelson, freshman, biology, flute, music performance scholarship
Brainerd |56401| Diana Fellman, sophomore, psychology, trombone/tuba, Music Performance Scholarship
Chanhassen |55317| Julia Sorenson, freshman, music teacher certification, piano, half-tuition scholarship, Ronald A. Gearman Piano Scholarship
Chanhassen |55317| Hannah Witzig, sophomore, music teacher certification, viola, Dorothy L. Moore String Scholarship, Roberta Sellon Award
Coleraine |55722| Shelby Andrist, junior, mathematics, trumpet, Music Performance Scholarship
Delano |55328| Jacob Hoen, freshman, music teacher certification, piano, horn, Music Performance Scholarship
Hibbing |55746| Christine Wilson, freshman, music teacher certification, voice, Music Performance Scholarship
Ironton |56455| Cassidy Trott, freshman, music, euphonium, Music Performance Scholarship, Birnstihl Award
Ironton |56455| Cameron Trott, freshman, music teacher certification, flute, Excellence in Music Scholarship
Lancaster |56735| Sondra Carlson, freshman, criminal justice, flute, Music Performance Scholarship
Laporte |56461| Brian Bass, sophomore, mass communication, percussion, Excellence in Music Scholarship, Birnstihl Award
Lino Lakes |55014| Ben Israelson, sophomore, music, voice, Music Performance Scholarship
Mankato |5601| Kathryn Freyberg, freshman, nursing, voice, Music Performance Scholarship
Thief River Falls |56701| Leandra Craigmile, freshman, music teacher certification,voice, Performance Scholarship, BSU Housing and Dining Scholarship
Thief River Falls |56701| Tanner Wang, junior, music teacher certification,voice, Ernest and Victoria Baker, Sam and Peggy Johnson Scholarship
Redwood Falls |56283| Derek Bebeau, music teacher certification, voice, Music Department Endowment, Music Performance Scholarship, BSU Housing and Dining Scholarship
Roseville |55113| Matthew Perry, freshman, undeclared, voice, Music Performance Scholarship, Raymond Breen Scholarship, Birnstihl Award Scandia |55073| Daniel Nelson, freshman, undelcared, clarinet, Excellence in Music Scholarship, M. Fern Birnstihl Scholarship

Returning student receiving music scholarships in order of hometown:

Bemidji |56601| Miranda Carlson, sophomore, voice, music teacher certification, half-tuition scholarship
Bemidji |56601| Tia Ellies, senior, piano, voice, music teacher certification
Bemidji |56601| Maggie Ragan, senior, horn, voice, music teacher certification, half-tuition scholarship, David J. Marchand/Edgar B. Gangware Music Education Scholarship, Music Performance Scholarship
Bemidji |56601| Ben Schreiber, sophomore, bassoon, undeclared, Bemidji Area Retention Scholarship, James and Marilyn Heltzer Music Scholarship, M. Fern Birnstihl Scholarship
Brainerd |56401| Jonathon Crust. sophomore, trumpet, music, half-tuition scholarship, Sam and Peggy Johnson Scholarship, Cowhick award $900, Music Performance Scholarship
Circle Pines |55014| John Stigen, sophomore, percussion, exercise science, Music Performance Scholarship
Coon Rapids |55433| Jessica Jacobson, senior, music teacher certification, John and Dana Yourd Endowment
Elk River |55330| Collin Desselier, junior, voice, music, half-tuition scholarship, BSU Housing and Dining Scholarship

Fergus Falls |56537| Tracy Stein, junior, flute, music teacher certification, half-tuition scholarship, Meredith Brown Instrumental Music Scholarship
Grand Rapids |55744| Allison Laughlin, senior, piano, music, half-tuition scholarship, Carl O. Thompson scholarship, Hypatia Spangler Music scholarship
Le Sueur| 56058| Luke Barnard, sophomore, voice, music teacher certification, Excellance in Music scholarship, Baer Family Award, Paul Brandvik Award, Fulton Gallagher Music Award, Ione DeKrey Memorial Scholarship
Lester Prairie |55354| Gwen Pelzel, junior, voice, music teacher certification, half-tuition scholarship
Little Canada |55109| Callie Dunbar, sophomore, voice, music, Music Performance Scholarship
Maple Grove |55311| Josh May, sophomore, trumpet, music, Cowhick Award, Carl O. Thompson Scholarship, Tom Swanson Brass Scholarship, BSU Housing and Dining Scholarship
Paynesville |56362| Cody Lieser, sophomore, voice, psychology, music, half-tuition scholarship
Rice |56367| Jason Skroch, sophomore, horn, accounting, Music Performance Scholarship
Slayton |56172| Molly Bass, sophomore, piano, music teacher certification, full tuition scholarship, Hypatia Spangler Music scholarship
Staples |56479| Lyneea Iverson, sophomore, oboe, voice, music teacher certification, half-tuition scholarship, Birnstihl Award, Music Performance Scholarship
Thief River Falls |56701| Lorissa Craigmile, senior, oboe/voice, music teacher certification, half-tuition scholarship, Performance Scholarship, BSU Housing and Dining Scholarship
Waseca |56093| Nathan Hasterlik, senior, trumpet, music, full tuition

KANSAS
Lenexa |66216| Amanda Boring, senior, voice, mathematics, music, Fulton Gallagher Music Award, Mary E. Driessen Memorial Scholarship in Vocal Music


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