Dick Schoenfeldt, Music Director and Conductor
Dick Schoenfeldt is a charter member of the Saline New Horizons Band. As a performer, he has been equally at home in the saxophone section, with the trumpets, and on percussion. But all along, he had been one of our Associate Directors, taking a turn at the podium now and then. We were pleased that he accepted the position of Conductor and Music Director of the band in 2017. Richard is a music professional with a Masters Degree in Music Education and is an active Adjudicator for the Michigan School Band and Orchestra Association. In addition to his position with the SNHB, he currently leads the Orchestra and Bell Choir at the Saline First Methodist Church, as he has since 1993.
Joe Labuta, Associate Director
Our founder, Dr. Joseph Labuta, now an associate director, is a member of the trumpet section.
Dave Wolter, Associate Director
Dave Wolter was a music educator with the Saline Area Schools music program for many years. He is also the founder of the Saline Big Band
Grant Hoemke, Associate Director
Grant Hoemke is a retired music educator, the former conductor of the Birmingham Concert Band and was, at one time, a student of Dr. Labuta.
Tammy Schoenfeldt, Associate Director
Tammy Schoenfeldt is a music educator and the music director at the Saline First United Methodist Church
Alan Warmanen, Assistant Director
Alan Warmanen is a percussionist in the band who, after retirement, embarked on a new career - that of music teacher in public schools
Jim Cubberly, President
Gordy Peters, Vice President
Larry Woods, Treasurer
Clare Bowman, Secretary