IW Bands

Marching Band


  Director of Bands

Ron Gann is the Director of Instrumental Music at Iowa Western Community College on the Council Bluffs Campus. He directs the Concert and Jazz Bands. Additionally, he directs the IWCC Athletic Bands. Mr. Gann is a retired veteran of active duty military with the Air Force and Army. His service placed him as a performing musician with the Army Training and Doctrine Command Band at Fort Monroe, Virginia and the Air Force Heartland of America Band at Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska. He also served on staff as the Saxophone Instructor for the Armed Forces School of Music at Little Creek Amphibious Base, Virginia. Mr. Gann proudly led the Air Force Basic Training Drum & Bugle Corps at Lackland AFB, TX as a Military Training Instructor and just recently retired from the U.S. Air Force Academy as the Assistant Director and Military Trainer of the Cadet Drum & Bugle Corps in Colorado Springs, CO. His conducting experience not only included the Air Force Academy but also led the University of Michigan, Boise State University, San Diego State University and the University of Nevada-Reno.


Interested in audition or just general information about the band, please contact Mr. Gann at 712-325-3430 or e-mail rgann@iwcc.edu  If you are on campus the Band Office is located in the Arts Center room #126A lower level.

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Band Members

Name Instrument Major From
Avery, David Trumpet Music Shenandoah, Iowa
Beckmann, Blaine Percussion Audio Engineering Omaha, Nebraska
Blair, Caleb Tuba/Bass Guitar Audio Engineering Omaha, Nebraska
Blaney, Michaela Flute Music Council Bluffs, Iowa
Boldt, Kyle Tuba/Bass Trombone General Studies Council Bluffs, Iowa
Bornhof, Lukas French Horn  Media Studies Schleswig, Iowa
Boyle, David Baritone Media Studies Omaha, Nebraska
Brown, Adia Clarinet Biology Neola, Iowa
Butler, Jared Percussion Music Steamboat Springs, Colorado
Butler, Dylan Percussion Music Steamboat Springs, Colorado
Calfee, Megan Trombone Biology Clarinda, Iowa
Cameron, Morganne Clarinet Aviation Maintenance Atlantic, Iowa
Campos, Bri Clarinet Biology Eagle, Nebraska
Chandler, Caitlyn Tuba/Percussion Athletic Training Bellevue, Nebraska
Chavez, Jovany Tuba Spanish Omaha, Nebraska
Cronland, Jordan Percussion Audio Engineering Omaha, Nebraska
Croson, Ellie Color Guard/Clarinet Nursing Council Bluffs, Iowa
Curiel, Viridiana Color Guard Education K-12 Sioux City, Iowa
Darnell, Brianna Saxophone Education K-12 Logan, Iowa
Demanett, Symone Saxophone Pre-Med Randolph, Iowa
Edgar, Annie Trumpet  Nursing Kingsley, Iowa
Ehlert, Shea Guard/Flute Education K-12 Harlan, Iowa
Gray, Alicia Flute Media Studies Louisville, Nebraska
Harvey, Layton Trumpet Automotive Technology Sloan, Iowa
Ingle, Josh "Jingle" Trumpet Music Glenwood, Iowa
Jensen, Brette Trombone Para Accounting Lenox, Iowa
Jenson, Christian Trombone Music Glenwood, Iowa
Johnston, Seth Trumpet Music Hornick, Iowa
Kalkowski, Taryn Clarinet Music Lincoln, Nebraska
Kemnitz, Andy Sousaphone/Trombone Aviation Maintenance Hastings, Nebraska
Kennedy, Tristin Percussion Music St. Angars, Iowa
Lowery, Chris Percussion General Studies Omaha, Nebraska
Lowndes, Vincent Trombone General Studies Papillion, Nebraska
Mack, Robert Percussion Music Omaha, Nebraska
Meacham, Aspen Baritone Nursing Clarinda, Iowa
Moore-Saufley, Promise Clarinet Music Fremont-Mills, Iowa
Mulligan, Ciaran Trombone Music Shenandoah, Iowa
Nielsen, Evan Trumpet Music Harlan, Iowa
Prindiville, Lily Percussion Veterinary Tech Tomah, Wisconsin
Root, Aubrey Guard Forensic Investigation Omaha, Nebraska
Rosenkaimer, Luke Clarinet General Studies Council Bluffs, Iowa
Savala, Haleigh Clarinet Nursing Missouri Valley, Iowa
Schneider, Justin Saxophone Alto Engineering Council Bluffs, Iowa
Smith, Michael Saxophone Alto General Studies Omaha, Nebraska
Steffen, Sabrina Flute Theatre Columbus, Nebraska
Story, Natalie Clarinet General Studies/Veterinary Tech College Springs, Iowa
Teckmeyer, Jared Trumpet General Studies Lincoln, Nebraska
Tye, Austin Trombone Engineering Glenwood, Iowa
Viola, Abraham French Horn Music Council Bluffs, Iowa
Welle, April Percussion Music Fostoria, Iowa