Augustana mentors encouraged Stephie Benito ’20 to chase her dreams. Nailed it!
Augustana faculty members performing will be Janina Ehrlich, cello; Charles Schmidt, piano; and Robert Elfline, piano.
From opera to jazz, Augustana ensembles offer student musicians the opportunity to broaden their understanding, skills and love of music. Ensembles provide students with a high level of performance quality and in-depth exposure to music literature across a wide variety of genres and time periods.
Kali Yuga (improvisational)
Endre Rice plays his trumpet around the world as a 19-year veteran of the legendary Count Basie Orchestra, often taking the role of featured soloist. Fortunately for student musicians, he also directs the college's Jazz Ensemble.