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Band hosts 16th annual POPS concert

Band hosts 16th annual POPS concert

Gabriel Kaplan, Maria Perez Barriga, and Katie Hardie

March 4, 2019

Playing for his last year, senior Anthony David said he is looking forward to the band’s upcoming POPS concert and feels more prepared than in the past despite not loving the theme. “We get to pick the theme — this year it’s POPS spins the records — and we get to play the music and hav...

Wind Ensemble performs district concert

Wind Ensemble performs district concert

Hannah Leff

March 2, 2018

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 ...

Band hosts POPS concert

Band hosts POPS concert

Hannah Leff

March 10, 2017

Band hosted the 14th annual POPS concert in the auditorium after a pizza dinner March 6. Band 9, Symphonic Band and Wind Ensemble each performed a set during the concert with solos from sophomore Henry Hein, sophomores Lexi Lee and Marco Giovannelli and senior Julien Shadle. The songs paid t...

Band prepares for POPS

Band prepares for POPS

Makagbe Kuyateh

March 1, 2017

Junior Kaylee Baumann worked hard for Band’s annual POPS concert and she’s excited to present the songs to the audience. Band director Steven Schmitz said those who attend the POPS concert will have music and dinner at the cafeteria then hear the band in auditorium right after. “There is a pi...

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