VIDEO: Highlights from the Winter Band & Chorus concert

On December 15th, The MERHS Band, Percussion Ensemble, Chorus, and Sound Waves performed their winter concert. The National Art Honor Society had their induction ceremony as well.

CHORUS

Light the Candles of Freedom…………………………………….J.. Wilde

Noel/ Pachelbel’s Canon…………Trad. English Carol, Arr., M. Clawson.  Ian Gillis, violin

Edelweiss…………………………………..R.Rogers and O. Hammerstein

Jingle Bells………………………………………………………………………..J. Pierpont

SOUNDWAVES

True Colors………………………………………B. Steinberg and T. Kelly

The Turtle Dove………………………   English folk song, Arr., M. Price

I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For…………………………………….U2

The Most Wonderful Time of the Year…………………..E.Pola and G. Wyle

National Art Honor Society Induction Ceremony

 

BAND

The Star Spangled Banner………………………………Francis Scott Key,  Arr., John Kinyon

Wildfire………………………………………………………Jerry Williams  Concert March

Christmas Pops Medley……………………………….Arr., John Tatgenhorst

Merry Bells of Christmas (Ukranian Carol)……………..Arr., Andrew Balent

Percussion Ensemble features:

Holiday for Drums……………………………………..Elliot A. DelBorgo

Viva Percussion………………………………………William J. Schinstine

 

Christmas Carol March………………………………..Arr., Nicholas Forte

Feliz Navidad………………………………………………..Jose Feliciano

 

Chorus    Donna O’Neill, Director 

Deborah Boling, Accompanist

Laurel Barrie

Louisa Behnke

Evanthia Boling

Julia Breau

Ellen Burgess

Anya Ciarametaro

Leanne Ciccone*

Devin Congdon

Sofia Del Valle

Lindsey Duff*

Katerina Eichenberger

Dylan Estes

Lila Etter

Tucker Evans*

Allie Freed

Kathryn Furber

Olivia Frontiero

Courtney Geidt

Julia Geswell

Ian Gillis*

Ryan Grady

Jackson Haskell

Alexis Hemeon

Arianna Jackson

Nikolas Janowicz

Devin Kelley

Vanessa Kelley*

Morgan Kennedy

Aidan Lyons

Molly McCoy

Christiane Noriega

Joseph O’Neill

Hannah Parker

Savannah Repucci

Alexandra Rice

Lisa Shotwell

Emmett Snyder

Louisa Spofford

Molly Trumble

Alexandra Valenti*

Kristana Valenti

Elizabeth White

Caroline Wood

 

Soundwaves   Donna O’Neill, Director

Laurel Barrie

Ellen Burgess

Leanne Ciccone

Devin Congdon

Katerina Eichenberger

Dylan Estes

Tucker Evans

Allie Freed

Kathryn Furber

Ian Gillis

Devin Kelley

Morgan Kennedy

Savannah Repucci

Emmett Snyder

Caroline Wood

*/** 2011-2012 Northeast Senior Districts Music Festival

Congratulations to the following students for being accepted to this year’s NE Senior  Districts Music Festival!  Representing Manchester-Essex in the Festival Chorus will be Leanne Ciccone, Tucker Evans, Lindsey Duff, Vanessa Kelley, Ian Gillis and Alexandra Valenti. Representing Manchester-Essex in the Festival Jazz Band will be Sam White. Tucker Evans and Sam White were both given recommendations and will be auditioning for All-State at the end of January.

Band   Joseph Sokol,
Director

Flute

Molly Carlson

Riley McCarthy

Kurt Statz-Geary

Caroline Wood

Samantha Woodman

Oboe

Samantha Taylor

Clarinet

Benjamin Bichet

Emily Callahan

Alura Carbrey

Meghan Conway

Peter Cottingham

Madeline Dahlin

Liam Dingle

Eric Fossa

Devin Kelley

Alexander Lehar

Julie MacLeod

Molly McCoy

Julia Paccone

Andres Ramirez

Sarah Sergeant

Leah Thompson

Kelsey Trumble

Anna Tyler

Bass Clarinet

Ian Martin

Alto Saxomphone

Connor Booth

Alden Burnham

Jason Conrad

Jonathan Decker

Tyler Duda

Elizabeth Dulski

Rachel Gallagher

Coleman Hoff

Tatum Hosman

Gabriel Lambert

Liam Logue

Taylor Meek

Peter Morton

Erik Rajunas

Eliza Rohner

Amanda Ryan

Brittany Smith

Emmett Snyder

Natasha Statz- Geary

Alex Taliaferro

Alex Walder

Tenor Saxophone

Josh Brewster

Ellen Burgess

Chris Dente

Jacob Martz

Lucas Martz

Baritone Saxophone

Sean Halloran

Chris Wright

Trumpet

Steven Ascolillo

Joshua Christopher

Allyson Conway

Andrew Creighton

Ramsey King

Ely Koufman

Dylan McClure

Loyd Waites

Eric Wright

Trombone

Leanne Ciccone

Christian Dumont

Jeffery Durkin

Percussion

Devin Congdon

Dylan Crawford*

Noah Gilbert*

Nikolas Janowicz

Erik Keefe*

Brianna Malik*

Alex Shepard

Alex Thompson

Sebastian Wooding*

 Bass Keyboard

Calvin Lamothe

Bells

Alexis Hemeon

Joseph O’Neil

Savannah Repucci

Bass Guitar

Samuel White**

*Percussion Ensemble

 

Thank You Principal James Lee, Vice-Principal Paul Murphy, Facilities Manager Joseph Lucido Head Custodian Andy McCulvrey, faculty, and staff for their help and support.

We wish to offer our sincere appreciation to the parents and families of tonight’s performers.  Your support of music in our
schools makes such valuable experiences  possible for these students. Best wishes for a wonderful holiday season and a happy healthy New Year.
Donna O’Neill and Joe Sokol

 

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