2018 Racer Band Officers
President: Gabby Rapp
Hello everyone! My name is Gabby Rapp and I am honored to be serving as the Racer Band President for the 2018 season! I am a junior Music Education Major from Brighton, TN, and this will be my third year marching Trumpet in Racer Band. I am also a member of Sigma Alpha Iota, the women’s music fraternity on campus! Within the music department, I have also been involved in the Symphonic Band, Jazz Band, and a Trumpet Ensemble that competed at the National Trumpet Competition. Racer Band is a great first step into your college career and can provide you with many new friends. I can’t wait to help make this season great for everyone! If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact me! See ya soon!
Vice President: Keena Creason
Hey! My name is Keena Creason & I am a Junior here at Murray State! I am an Occupational Safety & Health major with a minor in Organizational Communications. I play the trumpet & love to travel. I've been to Kenya, Africa, Baja, Mexico & Acuna, Mexico. I am so excited to serve as one of your Vice Presidents! I am here to make this semester fun & smooth for you all. So, if you ever need anything, feel free to talk to me! Go Racers!
Vice President: Jt Holt
Hi everyone! My name is Jt Holt and I will be serving as one of the Vice Presidents of Racer Band this year! I’m a sophomore majoring in organizational communication with a double minor in agriculture and sports communication, and I am from Princeton, Kentucky. This is my first year on the leadership team, and I have been active in marching band and other ensembles for over eight years now, where I have played both mellophone and trumpet! I love meeting new people, talking about anything from rollercoasters to Pokémon to drum corps, and just having a good time! If you need anything at all, whether that be a friend to talk to or guidance with something within the organization, don’t be afraid to reach out to me or one of the other leaders! We’re here for you, and I know we’re all super excited for this coming year! See ya on campus soon!
You can reach me at:
Phone: (270) 625-8160
Vice President: Dylan Doyle
Hey guys! My name is Dylan Doyle, and I'm super excited to be one of your Vice Presidents this year! I'm a senior double public relations and English literature major from Marion, KY, and I play trombone. I've served as a BARC, section leader and VP in years past, and this will be my fifth year as a member of the Racer Band. Outside of that, a publicity intern for the College of Humanities and Fine Arts dean's office.
I'm also going to be working on doing public relations for Racer Band this year, so if any of you are thinking about a major in PR please contact me, as we can get you some experience that will look great on your resume!
Please let me know if you have any questions about Racer Band or Murray State in general. I can't wait to meet all of you!
Vice President: Korie Brewer
Hello future Racers! My name is Korie Brewer, and I am pumped to be one of your Vice Presidents! I am currently a sophomore studying Music Education. This will be my second year being a part of Racer Band. My primary instrument is the trombone and my secondary is the euphonium. Racer Band is one of 8 ensembles I will serve throughout the year and it is definitely my favorite! As your Vice President, I want you to know that you can always contact me for anything. I'm always available to talk and always down to generate friends, more leaders, and a large positive environment for everyone to enjoy! I'm extremely excited for this season and I can't wait to perform with you all! GO RACERS!!!
MSU Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Vice President: Skyler Engelmeyer
Hello! My name is Skyler Engelmeyer and I’m super excited to be serving as one of the Racer Band Vice Presidents for the 2018 season! I’m a tenor saxophone player in the band, and this will be my 4th season. I’ve previously served as a BARC and a section leader. I’m a 2015 graduate of Castle High School in Newburgh, IN, and I’m a Music Business major here at Murray State. In addition to Racer Band, I am a brother of Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia (the men’s music fraternity on campus), and I’m also serving as the Assistant Chairman for Campus Lights (the annual musical that is produced by Phi Mu Alpha and Sigma Alpha Iota). Racer Band is one of my favorite parts about being a student at Murray State, and I’m excited to get this season started and meet all of the new members! If you have any questions, feel free to contact me, the other officers, your section leaders, or your BARC. Let’s have a great season!
Cell phone: (812) 629-3644
Meet your Uniform Team
Uniform Officer: Bethany Bush
Hello everyone! I’m Bethany Bush I am part of the 2018 Racer Band Uniform Team. I am a junior music performance major for flute. I am from Russellville, KY and I graduated from Logan County High School. This will be my third year in the Racer Band Flute section. I am super excited to meet everyone! I am also in the symphonic band and the pep band here at Murray State. I’m eager to get this season started. If you have any questions or problems feel free to contact me by phone or email.
Uniform Officer: Krysten Flatt
My name is Krysten Flatt and I am part of the 2018 Racerband uniform team. I am a senior Instrumental Music Education Major and this is also my fourth year marching in the Racerband. I am from Auburn, KY. I started marching in high school and have loved it ever since. The Racerband is a wonderful experience and I have made many lifelong friends and I'm sure you'll do the same. I am looking forward to meeting all of y'all wonderful people this upcoming year. If you have any questions don't hesitate to text, call, Facebook message, or email me. See y'all in August, it's going to be an awesome year.
Phone: (270) 847-2754
or find me on Facebook.
Uniform Officer: Morgan Lester
Hi everyone! My name is Morgan Lester and I am a member of the 2018 Uniform Team! I have been marching since my 8th grade year at Trigg County High School where I graduated in 2015. I am a senior French and German double major and this is my fourth year marching flute in Racer Band! I am also a member of the Racer Pep Band. My favorite things about Racer Band are the memories and friends that I have made. This organization is the only one at Murray State that you can meet 250 people in one day, so you will have no problem making friends and memories of your own! If you need to contact me, my email address is email@example.com and my phone number is (270) 206-5024. I am excited to see you in August!!
Uniform Officer: Samantha Hawkes
Hey all! My name is Samantha Hawkes and I am part of this years Uniform Team. I am a sophomore English Education major. I play the saxophone and this is my second year in Racerband. I am also a member of Sigma Alpha Iota, the women's music fraternity on campus. I am looking forward to being a part of Racer Band Leadership this year. Please contact me at any time.