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GLORIA VANDER PEUT

Gloria Vander Peut plays clarinet in Cottonwood Community Band and serves as its Vice-president. She and her husband Al moved to Sedona in 2000 from Pella, Iowa where Al was a dentist and Gloria was a travel agent and community volunteer. They have two children, one in Gilbert, Arizona and one in Sigourney, Iowa.

Gloria spent seven years in the Pella Community School band program. When children Todd and Brenna started band in grade school around 1985, Al surprised her with a clarinet. In addition to Pella Community High School band, Gloria has played in Pella City Band, Pella Community Orchestra, Sedona Concert Band and now in Cottonwood Community Band.