WMS bands, choirs to perform concerts
The bands will stage their concert at 7:30 p.m. Monday, May 14, under the direction of Shana Rogney, Greg Biba, and student teaching conductor Sierra Prahl.
The seventh-grade band will perform works entitled Siegfried's Super Sensational Circus March, The Spirit of an Eagle, I Dreamed a Dream from the Broadway Musical Les Miserables, On the Wings of an Eagle, Slidin' and Glidin' (featuring the trombone section), and Uprising.
The eighth-grade band will perform pieces from the Broadway show Phantom of the Opera, Bugs, Adrenaline Engines, Tribal War Chant, and music from Pirates of the Caribbean.
To end the concert, the combined bands will perform Don't Stop Believin' by the rock group Journey, along with some special guests. Teachers and staff from across the Waupaca School District will play with the combined groups. There will be approximately 150 band members on the stage.
The seventh- and eighth-grade choirs, under the direction of Laurel Leder, will present "A Cavalcade of Animals" at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, May 17.
The seventh-grade mixed choir will perform Under the Sea from The Little Mermaid, Like An Eagle, Kimineero (The Carrion Crow), and Fireflies by Adam Young. The boys will sing Yellow Bird while Brioso Chorale will being doing the Nursery Rhyme Sing and Song of Sixpence and When You Wish Upon a Star from the movie Pinocchio.
The eighth-grade mixed choir will be showing off in their last middle school performance with Be Still, Nightingale, Double Trouble from Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, The Tiger, Will You Teach Me?, and the '70s rock hit Joy to the World by Hoyt Axton.
The final song of the choir concert will feature all the students singing a Brazilian folk song called Tres Cantos Nativos (dos Indios Krao').
All concerts are free and open to the public.
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