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Nick Roels has gotten the opportunity to play with a wide selection of jazz bands, symphonies, wind ensembles, choirs, and jazz combos. Nick Roels has traveled around the United States, as well as Europe playing music and being conducted by some of the country's most reknown conductors and composers.
Nick Roels has played with:
The 2014 Lake Washington School District Honor Band
The 2014 Washington Wind Symphony
The 2015 Washington Wind Symphony
The 2015 Pacific Lutheran University Northwest High School Honor Band
The 2015 Pacific Lutheran University Northwest High School Honor Jazz Band
The 2014 WMEA Washington All-State Wind Ensemble
The 2015 WMEA Washington All-State Symphony Orchestra
The 2014 Washington Ambassadors of Music Band (which toured seven European countries)
The Jim Cutler Jazz Orchestra
The Evergreen Junior High Concert Band
The Evergreen Junior High Wind Ensemble
The Evergreen Junior High Jazz Ensemble
The Redmond High School Symphonic Band
The Redmond High School Wind Ensemble
The Redmond High School Jazz Ensemble
The Redmond High School Pep Band
The Benjamin Franklin Drama Department Pit Orchestra
-The Little Mermaid (2014)
The Redmond High School Drama Department Pit Orchestra
-Legally Blonde (2012)
-Forever Plaid (2013)
-Singin' in the Rain (2013)
-Once On This Island (2014)
-Twelfth Night (2015)
The Lake Washington High School Drama Department Pit Orchestra
The Mystery of Edwin Drood (2014)
The 2015-16 Gonzaga University Symphony
The 2015-16 Gonzaga University Wind Symphony
The 2015-16 Gonzaga University Jazz Ensemble
The 2015-16 Gonzaga University Bulldog Band - Drum Set
The 2015-16 Gonzaga University Bulldog Band - Trumpet 1
The 2015-16 Gonzaga University Jazz Collective
The Jazz Squad (2014-15, created, managed, owned by Nick Roels)
Nick Roels has also played in the WMEA Solo and Ensemble competition for six years, receiving Superior ratings five out of the six years. In 2015, he received first place in the regional competition, and moved on to the State Competition at Central Washington University in Ellensburg, Washington.
Nick Roels has played under the direction of many reknown conductors and composers, such as Dr. Kevin Hekmatpanah, Dr. Robert Spittal, Gerard Schwarz, and Dr. Thomas Lee. In addition, he has also been taught and/or directed by Eric Peterson, Andy Robertson, David Fague, Dr. Peter Hamlin, Dan Cox, Chris Grant, and Edward Littlefield.
Additionally, he was nominated to be the Drum Major for Redmond High School for the 2014-15 school year, which gave him the opportunity to conduct the Pep Band at Football and Basketball games throughout the year, as well as getting some experience with conducting the Redmond High School Wind Ensemble, and having a position of leadership within the Music Program at Redmond High School.
In addition to performing, Nick Roels has also arranged and composed for the Redmond High School Pep Band, the Redmond High School Wind Ensemble, and the Gonzaga University Jazz Jazz Combos.
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Nick Roels: RESUME