The South High School Winter Concert I is scheduled for Thursday, Dec. 12 at 7:30 p.m. in the school's Ruel E. Tucker auditorium, 341 Lakeville Road. The concert is free of charge and the public is welcome to attend.
Winter Concert I will feature the Wind Ensemble, Concert Choir, String Orchestra, and Symphony Orchestra.
The Wind Ensemble will perform “Festivo,” “Folk Song Suite,” “Molly on the Shore,” and “A Chanukah Celebration.”
The Concert Choir will sing “Shchedryck (Ukrainian folk song),” “Sure on this Shining Night,” “We Are Lights (The Chanukah Song),” and “Bashana Haba’ah,” as well as two selections by Handel: “Sing for Joy” from Judas Maccabeus and “Hallelujah” from Messiah.
The String Orchestra will perform Brandenburg Concerto No. 2 by Johann Sebastian Bach, “Prelude to Die Meistersinger,” “Carol of the Bells,” and “Mountain Spring,” as well as hit songs by ABBA and music from Disney’s Enchanted.
For a grand finale, the String Orchestra, Wind Ensemble, and Concert Choir will join together for a performance of “A Christmas Festival” by Leroy Anderson.
This concert will be under the direction of Mr. Michael Schwartz, performing arts department head; Mark Boschen, instrumental music teacher; and Dr. Janine Robinson, vocal teacher, theory and piano.
For more information regarding this concert or other music activities at South High School, please contact Mr. Michael Schwartz, department head, at (516) 441-4851.