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Concert highlights jazz, audience connection

Concert highlights jazz, audience connection

Evie Nelson

September 18, 2018


Filed under Reviews

When I went to my first concert ever, this past week, all expectations were off the table. Bruno Mars’s music was a common sound in my house for as long as I can remember. Now that I am older, having the chance to see him singing all of the songs that I grew up with was unimaginable. The concer...

Wind Ensemble performs district concert

Wind Ensemble performs district concert

Hannah Leff

March 2, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

The district fifth grade band, eighth grade band and high school Wind Ensemble came together to perform in the annual district concert Feb. 26, according to junior Lexi Lee. According to band teacher Steven Schmitz, the concert is meant to show the younger students and their families how band students ...

Jazz band hosts conference competition

Jazz band hosts conference competition

Emma Kempf and Maddie Lund

February 7, 2018


Filed under School clubs and activities, Student Life

According to band director Steve Schmitz, Park hosted the West Metro Conference jazz festival on Jan. 31. “High school jazz bands (performed) from Chanhassen, Chaska, Richfield, Saint Louis Park, Bloomington Jefferson, Bloomington Kennedy and Robbinsdale Cooper,” Schmitz said. According to Schmi...

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