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Pierce Holds Spring Band and Vocal Concert

By Jana Stone

The Pierce vocal teacher, Amy Barnhill, and band teacher, Michael Sindt held a spring concert at the high school on Tuesday, March 14, at 6:00 p.m.

The vocal concert included junior high and senior high students. The JH choir was first up and SH followed. The choir was directed by Barnhill and her student teacher, Wynter Fulsaas, along with accompanist, Celine Fehringer.

The junior high choir sang four songs. The songs were, “Wellerman” by Arr. Roger Emerson, “Help!” (by the Beatles) arranged by Alan Billingsley, “The Oarsmen” by Meredith Tompkins, and “Crocodile Rock” (by Elton John) by Roger Emerson.

The senior high choir sang three songs. The three songs were, “Hey! Ho! Nobody Home!” by Russell Robinson, “Ten Thousand Miles” by Ruth Morris Gray, and “Everything is Awesome” (from the Lego movie) arranged by Alan Billingsley.

The band concert included sixth grade, junior high, and senior high students. The sixth grade was first up, then junior high, and ending the night off was senior high. The band director Sindt and his student teacher, Fulsass.

Sindt said, “We had a few rough spots that we were able to adjust quickly when it happened.  However, the bands overall played very well and the crowd was entertained.”

The sixth graders played three songs including "Alpha Squadron” by Greg Hillis and “A Shaker Hymn” arranged by John O’Reilly, and “Boogie Blues” by Cluck Elledge.

Next up was the junior high band; they played three songs which included “Pinnacle” by Rob Grice, “Spring” by Randall Standridge, and last “Equinox” by Michael Sweeney.

Last up for the night was the senior high band, and they played five songs together. The songs were “One the Edge of Tomorrow” by Michael Sweeney, “Crazy for Cartoons” by Robert Sheldon, “Theme from ‘The Simpsons’” by Dany Alfman arranged by Murtha, “Truckasaurus” by Daniel Montoya Jr, “Flying Cadets” by Karl King arranged by Swearingen.

Senior Nikolas Harvey says, “ I have had fun playing at many different concerts and pep band days.”

The band class will have its jazz band performance on March 25. 




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