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Spring Music Concert was a Showcase of Talent
Posted 05/17/2017 08:56PM

Our community celebrated the performing arts through music at a recent assembly. Our students and faculty, under the direction of Anastasia Elliott '08, showed off their varied talents and commitment to a wide variety of music genre.


Jazz Band
Kaitlyn Bendick '18, Alex Doerwaldt '22, Hartmut Doerwaldt '21, Cassius Kane '19, Rebecca Kravitz '23, Lucy Lu '19, Gabe Magriz '23, Aidan Schuler '20, Jack Yost '21                                 

Marjae Beasley '22, *Kayla Capano '19, *Olivia Fetter '18, Rachel Harris '22, Aliya Khan '22, Cameron Liberty '22, *Hank Liu '19, Gabe Magriz '23, *Anjali Pandit '18, *Nadia PenkoffLidbeck '17, Aidan Schuler '20, Abeni Townsend '23

Cameron Folts '17, Garrett Folts '18, Rachel Harris '22, *Tori Hersant ’17, Klaire Li '19, Lucy Lu '19, *Nash Mendlinger '19, Lauren Spitzer ’22, Joe Sullivan '19

Musical Theatre Class
Julian Benchimol ’17, Nico Brown ’19, James Denman '19, Cameron Folts '17, Quella Gu ’19, Tori Hersant ’17, Dasha Klein ’19, Nash Mendlinger ’18, Faith Williams ’18

Devil Went Down to Georgia
Mr. Peter Emanuel, piano, Ben Fauerbach ’19, guitar, Mr. Scott Hockford, vocals, Nadia PenkoffLidbeck ’17, violin, Miles Schuman ’18, bass

*Guest Performer


Jazz Band
Mercy, Mercy, Mercy
Music by Josef Zawinul, arr. by Paul Jennings

Goodbye Pork Pie Hat
By Charles Mingus, arr. by Andrew Homzy

If I Didn’t Have You
Words and Music by Robert J. Harris and Paul Francis Webster, arr. by Roger Holmes

Cameron ’17 and Garrett Folts ’18
Battle Above the Clouds
Words by John Parker (ASCAP), Music by Vicki Tucker Courtney
Nadia PenkoffLidbeck ’17, violin

*The River Sleeps Beneath the Sky
Music by Mary Lynn Lightfoot, Distinguished Text by Paul Laurence Dunbar

*You Raise Me Up
Lyrics and music by Brendan Graham and Rolf Lovland, SATB arranged by Roger Emerson

*Resonet In Laudibus
Traditional Latin Text, Music by Victor C. Johnson

*Scott Hockford, AcaPeople & Musicians
Devil Went Down to Georgia, feat. Scott Hockford
By The Charlie Daniels Band, Arrangement by Jay Buckey
Musicians: Mr. Peter Emanuel Jr., Miles Schuman ’18 (bass-soloist), Nadia PenkoffLidbeck ’17 (violin-soloist), Ben Fauerbach ’19

Musical Theatre Class
We Know the Way
Original song by Lin-Manuel Miranda, Opetaia Foa-I, Mark Mancing

Mama Who Bore Me/Mama Who Bore Me (Reprise)
Music by Duncan Sheik and lyrics by Steven Sater
James Denman ’19, guitar

Music by Lin-Manuel Miranda, arr. by Alex Lacamoire and Bill Sherman

One Short Day
Music by Stephen Shwartz

Faith Williams ’18 and Nico Brown ’19
See the Light
Music by Alan Menken Lyrics by Glenn Slater
From Disney’s Tangled

Band, joined by the Jazz Band and friends
David Shaffer

Disney Medley
arr. by John Higgins, Music by Alan Menken and lyrics by Tim Rice

John Williams Medley
Music by John Williams, arr. Michael Sweeney

Music by Suzanne Vega, Justin Tranter, Raja Kumari, Jonathan Rotem, Michael Fonseca, Andrew Hurley, Patrick Stump, Pete Wentz and Joe Trohman, arr. Michael Kamuf

Composed by Noah Shafner ’19

Minuet in G Major
Performed by Olivia Fetter ’18, flute, Nadia PenkoffLidbeck ’17, violin, Sophia Terry ’18, cello

*Accompaniment by Mr. Peter Emanuel Jr.

School Events

    • 10/30 Parent Conference Day - NO SCHOOL
    • 11/10 Veteran's Day - NO SCHOOL
    • 11/21 Grandparent's Day - Early Dismissal
    • 11/22 Thanksgiving Break - NO SCHOOL
    • 11/23 Thanksgiving Break - NO SCHOOL
    • 11/24 Thanksgiving Break - NO SCHOOL
    • 11/25 Thanksgiving Break - NO SCHOOL
    • 11/26 Thanksgiving Break - NO SCHOOL
    • 11/27 Classes Resume
    • 12/14 Learning Assessment Blocks (LABs) - Early Dismissal 8:00 AM to 1:00 PM
    • 12/15 Learning Assessment Blocks (LABs) - Early Dismissal 8:00 AM to 1:00 PM
    • 12/18 Learning Assessment Blocks (LABs) - Early Dismissal 8:00 AM to 1:00 PM
    • 12/19 Learning Assessment Blocks (LABs) - Early Dismissal 8:00 AM to 1:00 PM
    • 12/20 LABs Make-­‐up Day
    • 12/21 Winter Break
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