Concert Band Leadership
Northeastern University Band Association

Students

 

President: Dayna Bradstreet

Dayna is a senior Psychology major from Colchester, CT.  She plays percussion in the Concert Band and Symphony Orchestra and bass drum in the Pep Band.  She is also President of the Symphony Orchestra and Assistant Director and Secretary of the Pep Band.   She has conducted the Symphony Orchestra, and has played percussion in The Great White Way's productions of Into the Wood, Evita, Once Upon a Mattress, and Urinetown.  Dayna is also a Tour Guide.  Dayna is responsible for overseeing the council and the overall group, recruitment, and representing the Concert Band to the University.  Contact her with general Concert Band questions or concerns, or if you have a question and you are not sure which council member to go to.  

Secretary: Robert Brodeur

Robert is a senior English major from Ashland, MA.  He plays alto sax in the Concert Band and Pep Band.  Rob is also a DJ for WRBB.  Rob is responsible for attendance, meeting minutes, coordinating section leaders, and communication with the Concert Band.  He manages the main Concert Band email address at nuconcertbandsecretary@gmail.com.  

 

Treasurer: Sam Reynolds

Sam is a middler Biochemistry major from Chelmsford, MA.  He plays percussion in the Concert Band and tenor drums in the Pep Band.  He is also Treasurer of the Pep Band.  Sam is also a Tour Guide.  Sam is responsible for all financial transactions, personal accounts, and collecting dues and other monies.  

Manager: Jon Phoenix Brookstone

Jon is a sophomore Political Science major from Bethesda, MD. He plays bass clarinet in the Concert Band.  Jon is also a member of the Resident Student Association.  Jon coordinates setup/breakdown of rehearsals and concerts, and is in charge of instruments and equipment. 

Music Coordinator: Evan O'Toole

Evan is a sophomore Music Industry major from Sparta, NJ.  He plays trumpet in Concert Band and Pep Band.  Evan is responsible for copying, distributing, and collecting the music.

Publicity/Fundraising Coordinator: Jason Silverberg

Jason is a senior dual major in Chemistry and Environmental Geology from Staten Island, NY.  He plays percussion in the Concert Band and Symphony Orchestra, and snare drum/ drum set in the Pep Band.  He is also the Pep Band Director and Drum Line Caption Head.  He has participated in The Great White Way's Into the Woods and Evita (percussion), Revue III (performer), and Once Upon a Mattress and Urinetown (pit conductor). He is also a member of NUACS (Northeastern University American Chemical Society).  Jason is responsible for the planning and execution of fundraisers, as well as publicity for our concerts.  

Events Coordinator: Meaghan Colerick

Meaghan is a senior Psychology major from Woonsocket, RI.  She plays flute with the Concert Band and piccolo in the Pep Band.  Meaghan is also a member of Campus Girl Scouts.  Meaghan is responsible for planning smaller social events and concert receptions as well as our annual weekend tour, our largest musical and social event of the year.

Staff

 

Director/ Advisor: Allen Feinstein

Allen Feinstein directs the Concert Band, and is the student activities advisor to the Concert Band, Pep Band, and Symphony Orchestra.  He has BS in Astronomy from Harvard University and MM from the New England Conservatory.  Adam Frey, guest soloist for the Boston Pops, recorded Feinstein’s Concerto for Euphonium and Orchestra with the New Zealand Symphony, which was released on the MSR Classical Label in June 2007.  The concerto won the prestigious Phillips Award for compositional excellence from the International Tuba Euphonium Association for the best work written for the instrument between 2002 and 2006.  Prof. Feinstein’s musical At Swim Two Boys received a professional production as part of the Northeastern Center for the Arts concert series on February 9-10, 2007.  Feinstein composed a score to D.W. Griffith’s silent short film Voice of the Violin, for Treasures 3, a project of the National Film Preservation Foundation.  He also orchestrated the full-length film Where Are My Children? for that DVD compilation, which was released in October 2007.  He also served as conductor for those film scores. The DVD set was on many ‘best of’ lists for 2007, including those of The New York Times, Time Magazine, and The New Yorker.  Feinstein’s compositions have been performed by the Milwaukee Symphony, US Army Orchestra, University of Connecticut Wind Ensemble, Eugene Symphony, Akron Symphony, Peoria Symphony, Northeastern Symphony Orchestra and Concert Band, Harvard Wind Ensemble, Brown University Wind Symphony, and many other bands and orchestras.