Dora Roorda

Hometown:  Pella, IA
Major:  Bachelor of Music in Education (Instrumental)
Hobbies:  Reading, playing tabletop RPGs, writing, hanging out with friends
Career Goals:  To become a high school band director, and to have a positive impact on both my students and my community
Favorite Trumpet Player/s:  Lee Morgan, Ingrid Jensen, Clifford Brown
Favorite Trumpet Recording/s:  Echoes of Harlem  (Cootie Williams), Ceora (Lee Morgan)
Favorite Food:  Pistachio ice cream
Favorite Book:  Howl’s Moving Castle  (Diana Wynne Jones)
Strangest Fact About Me:  I know all the lyrics to All Star by Smash Mouth
Coolest/Oddest Musical Experience:  Playing a big band arrangement of The Wellerman for our band director as a prank