Fort Myers High school Green Wave Symphony Orchestra
Fort Myers high School is located on the Balmy Eastern shore of the Gulf of Mexico in Southwest Florida. The local area is a place of exotic, tropical wildlife, pristine white sand beaches peppered with unusual shells, and hundreds of uninhabited islands.
The Symphony Orchestra is comprised of the best orchestral and wind player that attend Fort Myers High School. We perform at local concerts with the group assembling together for special community needs and events. The ensemble, when attending, do receive Superior Ratings at the local district assessments. We are honored to consistently have All State Musicians as a part of our ensemble.
The James Clemens High School Symphonic Band is the combined effort of the JCHS Wind Ensemble and Concert Band. Both the Wind Ensemble and the Concert band have received superior ratings at all adjudicated events and the Wind Ensemble was selected to perform at the Alabama Music Educators Association annual conference in January of 2016. Both ensembles strive to perform quality wind band literature with excellence and style.
The LSHS Band Program has a rich history of musical excellence spanning more than 50 years. Students in the Golden Tiger marching Band are encouraged to participate in a variety of other sports and activities. On top of their busy schedules most of these students are high academic achievers!
The Mount Horeb High School Band program includes three concert bands, several jazz ensembles, athletic bands, and the marching band. Students in the band program also participate in an extensive chamber music program during a portion of the school year.
Concert bands from Mount Horeb have performed at the Wisconsin Music Educators Conference, as well as at Disney World, and in Washington D.C.
The concert bands present several formal concerts each year including performances of words by many of the major composers of band literature ranging from Gustav Holst, Michael Markowski, John Williams and others.
The Olentangy Liberty High School Symphonic Band & Jazz Band
since it's inception in 2003, The Olentangy Liberty High School Band program has gained numerous honours and awards. The band was selected as the honour band for the September 11th Ceremony at the Statehouse in Ohio, commemorating the heroes and victims of this terrible national national tragedy.
The students were honoured to perform for The Right Worshipful, The Lord Mayor of the City of Westminster during their respectful visits to our school. The symphonic band consists of symphonic band and concert band members in 9th - 12th grades. The band's previous performances include OMEA Large Group Adjudication, Presidential Candidate Rallies and several concerts through the year. This is the ensemble's second performance in London, havign played a concert in 2012 at Cadogan Hall. The Jazz band is an elite audition-only group focusing on improvisation and traditional jazz standards.
PowerTaps is a national champion competition and performance clogging team from Woodstock, Georgia. PowerTaps performs around the world and competes throughout the United States. PowerTaps is the reigning national Champion Traditional clogging team. PowerTaps performance teams love to entertain with their energetic style and precision footwork. PowerTaps and its dancers have performed at Disney World, Silver Dollar City, Philadelphia Thanksgiving Parade, ABC's Good Morning America, "Trouble with the Curve" movie, Carolina Opry, "Mama Ain't Proud" music video, America's Got Talent and America's Best Dance Crew. Many PowerTaps dancers appeared in the Opening Ceremonies of the Summer Olympics. PowerTaps is proud of its continuous tradition of producing championship-level cloggers while maintaining the heritage of teaching traditional clogging. Our clogging program offers classes designed to develop dancers from beginners to performance and competition-level dancers. PowerTaps is proud to make its first international performance debut in London, England.
Supported by his Principle Ms. Gina Giullucci and the Head of the School Sr. Helen Dziuk, Mr. James Plunkett established the SLPHS Chamber singers in 2013. The music program started our as two small music theory classes in the Fall of 2011 and has grown into a program that includes an advanced choral ensemble known as the Chamber Singers, a beginning level vocal ensemble known as the Treble Choir, an ensemble that provides live music for all school liturgies known as Sisters in Song, and four sections of music theory with over 120 students. The ensemble performing in London is comprised of Alumna, new incoming students and returning members of the Chamber Singers. This is our first step outside of our community and we are very excited for the opportunity to show the world all of the freat work we have done in a very short period of time.
The Stonebridge High School Band Program is excited to be making its third appearance in the London's new Year's Day Parade and Gala Concert Series. Located in Ashburn, Virginia, approximately 40 miles outside o the nation's capital, Washington D.C., the band program at Stonebridge consists of approximately 16- student musicians involved in two concert bands, two jazz bands, and the extra-curricular Marching Bulldogs.
Music education, personal responsibility, and reaching one's fullest potential are core values for all members of the Stone Bridge Band program. Since opening in 2000 the Stone Bridge bands have traveled and performed throughout the eastern United States. Group highlights have included performances at the John F Kennedy Centre for the Performing Arts, the Lincoln Centre's Avery-Fisher Hall, the opening of the Smithsonian National Air and Space museum's Udvar Hazy Centre, and the Cotton Bowl. The Stone Bridge bands have also been honoured to host a combined concert with the Beijing #101 School's Golden Sail Orchestra as well as joining the St. Bernard Parish unified High School Band in a joint concert and community service activities after the devastation of Hurricane Katrina along the Gulf Coast of the United States.
United Methodist Church of the Resurrection Choir & Orchestra
Performance Group Director:
Kevin Bogan & Dr. Craig Miller
The United Methodist Church of the Resurrection Choir & Orchestra provides worship music for the United Methodist Church of the Resurrection in Leawood, Kansas, USA, the largest United Methodist Church in the United States. In addition to the regular worship services these groups also sing for special services including a National Leadership institute. Memorial Day Concerts, and the annual Christmas at Resurrection which is attended by over 18,000 people. These groups have recently performed in Washington D.C. at the Lincoln Memorial, New York at Carnegie hall, Jamaica and several sites including Branson, Missouri, the International Methodist General Conference in Fort Worth, Texas and the 100th Anniversary of the YMCA in Estes Park, Colorado. The groups will premier a new work in the spring called "The River of Light", an oratorio based on the stories found in the largest stained glass window in the United States that will be the focal point of the church's new sanctuary.
The Vintage High School has 8 performing ensembles that include, Jazz band, Wind Ensemble, Concert Band, String & Symphonic Orchestra, Winter Percussion and Guard, and Marching Band. During our "Touring/Trip" years, we give opportunities to all students in the Wind Ensemble, Concert Band, String Orchestra to combine forces to become the Touring Band. This years "London Concert Band" is no different. The band consists of 9th - 12th grades. Students worked in collaboration to create this ensemble. Though not a curriculum class, we meet after school in our 7th period "Late Flight Class Time".