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Freshmen Winter Concert scheduled Monday at FHS

Jan 04, 2013

The Freshmen Winter Concert, featuring the Freshmen Band, the Freshmen Ensemble and the Freshmen Choir, will be at 7:30 p.m. Monday in the Fairfield High School Auditorium.

FHS vocal music instructor Zach Reiter said the concert will include a great variety of music and should appeal to a wide range of audiences.

The cost is $5 for adults and $3 for students, with activities passes accepted.

The Freshmen Band will be presenting three pieces. First, “Hymnsong Variants” by Robert W. Smith, then “Whispering of the Wind” by David Shaffer, and to finish, “The Lightning Spirit” by Roland Barnett. The Freshmen Band has rehearsed every other day since late October and is under the direction of Aaron Adam.

The Freshmen Ensemble will follow. The Freshmen Ensemble will be performing “Christmas Pops Trio” by Jay Althouse and Winter, Fire and Snow arranged by Roger Emerson. Freshmen Ensemble rehearses on Tuesday and Thursday morning, starting at 7:30 a.m. and have rehearsed since early November. It is under the direction of Connie Keller

The Freshmen Choir will finish the concert. The choir is performing four pieces: “Ave Maria” by Giulio Caccini, “A Festive Alleluia” by Mary Lynn Lightfoot, “Who Are the Brave” by Joseph Martin and “I’ve Got the World on a String” arranged by Steve Zegree, featuring scat solos by Shea Malloy, Paige Holderbaum, Jacob Smithburg and Lilly Miller. The Freshmen Choir has rehearsed every other day since late October and is under the direction of Reiter.

“We hope to see you there to see what your students have produced,” said Reiter.


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