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Orchestra prepares for biggest fundraising concert

Freshman Renee McSherry is playing the cello during her fourth hour orchestra class. The SLP High School Orchestra is having their rock concert at 7 p.m. Mar.14 .in the high school auditorium.

Samantha Klepfer

March 14, 2019

Orchestra director Kou Lee said the rock concert provides a unique opportunity for the orchestra members to get a professional experience.   “It's a huge fundraiser, and we only do this twice a year for our tours. On those tours, students get the opportunity not only to perform, but they get to work...

Chamber orchestra tours synagogue, hospital

Senior Emmet Foner plays second chair first violin in the St. Louis Park High School Chamber Orchestra. The chamber orchestra performed twice at Methodist Hospital Dec. 6.

Samantha Klepfer

January 8, 2019

Orchestra director Kou Lee said the St. Louis Park chamber orchestra community concert tour is a good opportunity for the group members to bond. “Every time a group or an ensemble goes on a trip, they get that bonding time, community time,” Lee said. “I think it’s just a great experience playing f...

Chamber orchestra prepares for concert

Sophomore Isabel Gredler rehearses with her fellow chamber orchestra members for their upcoming concert. The ensemble will be performing after the 9 a.m. service on Dec. 16 at Wayzata Community Church.

Samantha Klepfer

December 16, 2018

Orchestra director Kou Lee said chamber orchestra is preparing for their upcoming concert by rehearsing their pieces alongside their regular classmates. “We’re sight reading some of the pieces in class this week and that serves the chamber but also the whole orchestra,” Lee said. According to...

Orchestra ends year with spring festival

Miriam Edgar leads the orchestra during their concert May 22.

Samantha Klepfer

June 5, 2018

Senior violinist Justin Wilson said he has loved being a part of the orchestra program during high school. “I like Ms. Edgar, the people in (the program), I like playing the violin,” Wilson said. “Playing with the orchestra is fun. It gives me a nice break from homework and regular school stuf...

Chamber participates in community musical

Freshman Amara Foner plays cello in Park's Chamber Orchestra for the musical the Wizard of Oz. The musical was performed by the cast of the Wayzata Community Church March 17.

Samantha Klepfer

April 14, 2018

According to sophomore cellist, Hannah Greenstein, a lot of work was put into preparing the musical, the "Wizard of Oz". “In chamber rehearsal we would practice the 'Wizard of Oz' music about once a week and that helped us get a feel for (it),” Greenstein said. “Over the last week we had ...

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