Orchestra Tag

Each year, the Westminster Academy Middle School Concert Orchestra travels to Orlando, Florida, to perform for an adjudication after which they receive a short clinic. This year we performed with 30 middle school orchestra students and received an “excellent” rating....

The middle school orchestra class plays a piece called Schindler's List—music from the movie. The movie tells the story of Oskar Schindler who created a work program for Jews at, Plaszow, one of the many notorious concentration camps in Poland.Mr. Schwartz takes his seventh and eighth-grade orchestra classes to the Holocaust Memorial in Miami Beach to provide some context for the piece. The eighth-grade students study the Holocaust in the second quarter and visit the Holocaust Memorial on their Washington, D.C. trip, integrating it with what they are already receiving from their history lessons in middle school....

Each January in Tampa, students perform as a part of the All-State Music Ensembles.They are selected through a statewide audition process and placed in premier ensembles with leading music directors from around the country. The selected students represent some of the best students in the state from private, public, and charter schools.All-State ChoirCongratulations Amanda Goldberg, Jade Klacko, and Aidan Proko, for a job well done at the Florida Vocal Association’s All-State Choir program in Tampa, Florida!Pictured are Jade Klacko and Aidan Proko in front of the Straz Center Morsani Hall, where they performed their Middle School Mixed Concert under the direction...

The All-County Orchestras are auditioned ensembles where students are selected from a county-wide competition of both public and private schools. The orchestras, which meets four times and then presents a performance, are conducted by well-known county or state professionals.We are proud of our Middle and High School students who auditioned and are now in the All-County Orchestras!Silver Orchestra—Middle SchoolAngela Hench A.J. Kozich Jordan Yu Joshua JosephGold Orchestra—High SchoolOlivia Gaus Hannah Billings ...

Last night, Wednesday, April 20, was a fine arts extravaganza as both the middle and high school art students, orchestras, and choirs glorified God with their gifts and talents.Our Juried Art Show started at 5:30 p.m. in the Coral Ridge Presbyterian Church Narthex. The festival showcased artwork from all Middle and High School art classes. We could not be prouder of all the hard work these students put into their work.The evening continued with our Orchestra and Choir concerts in the Coral Ridge Sanctuary. Our students performed exceptionally, excelling in their pieces. Mr. Schwartz changed things up a bit for...