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Alumni join orchestra for winter concert

Junior Iris Wallestad smiles while playing the violin during the orchestra concert Dec. 19. The orchestra played an array of different music to showcase their abilities.

Kate Schneider

December 20, 2019

Junior Alanna Franklin said she enjoyed the alumni coming back to play at the concert Dec. 19 so she could see some familiar faces again and learn from those she hadn’t met before. “I thought it was really cool, especially because I was classmates with some of them. Then there was older peopl...

Orchestra conducts Halloween concert

Junior violinist Ellen Payne plays violin during class 3rd hour. Band performed its Halloween concert Oct. 30 at St. Louis Park High School.

Sofie Geretz

November 7, 2019

According to orchestra teacher Kou Lee, orchestra’s Halloween concert Oct. 30 turned out to be one of the best concerts in a long time. “Other people said that was the best the orchestra has (sounded) in a while, so I thought (the students) played very well,” Lee said. According to senior a...

Orchestra looks forward to alumni concert

Junior Yoni Potter practices violin during class Dec. 17 in preparation for the orchestra concert Dec. 20.

Samantha Klepfer

December 20, 2018

Orchestra director Kou Lee said the orchestra program’s upcoming alumni concert is significant, not just for orchestra, but for the music department in general. “It really builds the culture in St. Louis Park when you maintain that kind of connection because if you don’t have alumni’s who ret...

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