NDSU Alumni Band names Honored Alumnus
The NDSU Alumni Band has named Kurt Witt as their 2009 Honored Alumnus. Witt is currently the Winds Marketing Manager of Yamaha Corporation’s Band and Orchestral Division in Los Angeles.
Each year, the NDSU Alumni Band honors a former member who has made significant contributions to the music world. Witt was selected for his background as a performer, educator and board member in the National Association of Young Music Merchants. He also is the recipient of many awards, including the coveted Yamaha President’s Award in 2008 and was named the NDSU College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences Distinguished Alumnus in 2007.
Witt will be honored during the 2009 Homecoming activities on Oct. 2-3. He graduated in 1991 with a bachelor's degree in secondary music education with a focus on piano and trombone.