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Jeanette Bauman - Accordion

Jeanette has been a member of Alpine Echoes for many years as a professional accordionist. She began her entertaining career playing accordion with her sister for their church community and presently helps manage the band activities and scheduling.

Susan Schwab - Accordion

Sue is a professional accordionist with over 50 years of experience. She has played for a variety of events including wedding receptions, business lunches, dance bands, and many years of restaurant music experience.

Barbara Berger - Vocalist

Barbara is a retired high school teacher, teaching both academic English and German. But her talent is singing. She is currently an active vocalist singing with various Portland groups, theatre and light opera.  

Rod Waage - Tuba / Bass

Rod is a long time member of Alpine Echoes playing Tuba and Bass. During the holidays you will find him among over 200 Tuba players performing for Portland's Annual Tuba Christmas concert.

Scott Greer - Drums / Trumpet

Scott is a lifelong Portland resident who has played drums in various polka bands for over 30 years. He also serves as the band sound technician.

Angela Greer - Bells

Angela is a recently retired elementary school teacher who has played piano for many years. Her musical talent with the swiss bells adds a special touch to many of our songs. 

Past Members of Our Band

Following is a list of past members of our band since it's inseption. These musicians have contributed to the longevity and rich content that makes our band so special.

     Terry Rudd - Accordion / Dancer

     Mari Rudd - Accordion / Clarinet / Bells / Dancer

     Erik Rudd - Bells / Dancer

     Ruthie Bargemann - Accordion

     Carol Kraemer - Accordion

     Jack Willingham - Drums

     Hank Kraemer - Banjo / Fiddle / Dancer

     Lou Seward - Vocalist

     Victor Hatch - Flute / Clarinet

     Marilyn Anthony - Vocalist

     Vana Baumann - Accordion

     Robert Baumann - Banjo / Sound Tech

     Madelyn Baumann - Bells / Dancer

     Kylie Schwab - Bells

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