Music for Spring

Tuesday Evening, May 17

We love being invited to school concerts where our grandchildren are involved.

1This one involved our grandson Ian.

DSC_2368Welcome by Mrs. Debbie Rill, Interim Principal at Manheim Central Middle School

DSC_2374Seventh and Eighth Grade Orchestra – Mrs. Shenna Shirk, Director

String Ensemble

Viva La Vida – Berryman, Buckland, Champion and Martin – arr. Larry Moore

DSC_2381Seventh and Eighth Grade Select String Ensemble – Courtney Weaver, Solo

On an Eastern Shore – Alan Lee Silva

DSC_2386Time Machine – Richard Meyer

DSC_2388Iroquois Journey – Doug Spata

DSC_2391Luminescence – Alan Lee Silva

DSC_2401Seventh and Eighth Grade Jazz Band – Mr. John Brackbill, Director

Scooby-Doo, Where are You? – David Mook and Ben Raleigh – arr. Mike Lewis

DSC_2404April in Paris – Vernon Duke and E.Y. Harburg – arr. Rick Stitzel

DSC_2405Birdland – Josef Zawinul – arr. Michael Sweeney

DSC_2411Spinning Wheel – David Clayton Thomas – arr. Michael Sweeney

DSC_2412Flight of the Foo Birds – Neal Hefti – arr. Roy Phillipe

DSC_2420Seventh and Eighth Grade Chorus – Mrs. Stephanie Magaro, Director – Charis Dinger and Shiloh Harrill, Piano

Bonse Alba – Victor C. Johnson

DSC_2421Blackbird – John Lennon and Paul McCartney – arr. Audrey Snyder – Abby Ritter and Francesca McClure, soloists

DSC_2423Rejoice and Sing – Rollo Dilworth

DSC_2434Jailhouse Rock – Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller – arr. Ed Lojeski – by fifth, sixth, seventh, and eighth grade boys

DSC_2438This was the fun song of the evening. 🙂


DSC_2442Meistersingers – Mrs. Stephanie Magaro, Director

DSC_2444Arlequin dans sa boutique – French Folk Song – arr. Earlene Rentz and Suzanne Rita Byrnes – Andrew Rajaratnam, Piano

DSC_2447Letter from a Girl to the World – Andrea Ramsey

DSC_2448And This Shall Be for Music – Mary Lynn Lightfoot

TJ Faulkner, Seth Haldeman, Ethan Harner, Kate Huber, Isaac Martin – percussion

DSC_2451Manheim Momentum Percussion Ensemble – Mrs. Stephanie Smith and Mrs. Chelsea Smith, Lead Instructors

Londonderry Air – Traditional – arr. Mario Gaetano

DSC_2458Xylophonia – Joe Green – arr. Bob Becker

DSC_2472Seventh and Eighth Grade Band – Mr. John Brackbill, Director

This is the group that we had been waiting for. 🙂 Ian is second from left – standing in the back.

DSC_2479Ian (green shirt) does a great job in perrcussion.

Themes from Jurassic Park – John Williams – arr. Michael Sweeney

DSC_2495Ionosphere – Dwight Beckham, Sr.

DSC_2521Ancient Ritual – Elliot Del Borgo

DSC_2535Fire Dance – David Shaffer


DSC_2558Good job, Ian!

DSC_2560Thanks for inviting us!

4 thoughts on “Music for Spring

  1. That is wonderful. With young people like this, our country is super duper blessed.

    I played clarinet all through grade school, high school, and college.

    You are blessed.


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