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Jim Kurschner, Director
 

Jim Kurschner was named Music Director of the Sheldon Theatre Brass Band in January 2002. Since 2001, he has been a member of the faculty at Normandale Community College in Bloomington, Minnesota, where he conducts the Concert Band and teaches courses in music fundamentals, music literature, jazz history, and chamber music.

 

He holds degrees from the University of Wisconsin at River Falls and Northwestern University. Mr. Kurschner is actively engaged as a pianist, saxophonist, conductor, and adjudicator throughout the United States. 

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STUART WALLACE

Soprano Cornet

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Paul Krasin
Solo Cornet

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Carol Jensen
2nd Cornet

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RICK PETERSON

Principal Cornet

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JOHN MUNDY

Repiano Cornet

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Tony Pollock
3rd Cornet

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Mike Fuller
Solo Cornet

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Tom Wentzler
Solo Cornet

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SUE MUNDY

2nd Cornet

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Harvey Halpaus
2nd Cornet

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Julie Elias Bird
3rd Cornet

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KEN ROBERTS

Flugelhorn

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CAMI MADISON

Solo Horn

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CHERYL LUETTINGER

2nd Baritone

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JENNIFER GREUPNER

1st horn

Bruce Alpern rejoined the Sheldon Theatre Brass Band in 2004, having also played with us from 1992-97. He served as a musician in the Army for ten years and in National Guard for thirteen years, retiring last September. Bruce has been a mailman since 1992. He also plays with the Minnesota Jazz Orchestra.

BRUCE ALPERN

Solo Trombone

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ROB SCHMIDTKE

2nd Horn

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DOUG ROWE

2nd Trombone

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MILT HOVELSON

1st Baritone

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BOB BRODIE

Bass Trombone

BRIAN BOROVSKY

Solo Euphonium

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GLEN NEWTON

2nd Euphonium

GARY BIRD

Eb Tuba

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ERIC PETERSON

Eb Tuba

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Philip Smithley
Bb Tuba

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GREG SACKREITER

Bb Tuba

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TRYGVE SKAAR

Bb Tuba

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JIM JACOBSEN

Percussion

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Michaela Woods
Percussion

KIM JOHNS

Percussion

STBB Alumni

Andy Blackwood, Bb Tuba
**Gene Beckwith, Conductor/Cornet
Lisa Benz, Percussion
Jim Bowen, Solo Cornet
Larry Brentzel, Conductor/Cornet
Scott Cory, Soprano Cornet
Brandon Darcy, Percussion
Vic DePaulis, Euphonium
Cliff Emery, Alto Horn
Don Gaalaas, Percussion
**Gerald Greupner, Bb Tuba
Bill Gillis, Cornet
Roger Gomoll, Eb Tuba
**Mary Haines, Alto Horn 
John Hanson, Percussion
Dan Julson, Solo Cornet

Dan Marrs, Percussion
Pedro Martinez, Trombone
Maria Olson, Percussion
**Jerry Opland, Cornet
Lance Paulson, Solo Cornet
Jim Perkins, Cornet
Nathan Pierce, Cornet
**Stephen Ritzenthaler, Cornet
Mike Roy, Percussion
**Gerry Schulz, Euphonium
Gary Skundberg, Trombone
**Jack Tedrow, Trombone
Keith Thompson, Soprano Cornet
John Tranter, Euphonium
Dave Watson, Percussion
Guy Williams, Cornet

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