The Oak Ridge High School Concert and Symphonic Bands will perform Tuesday, March 6, in the Oak Ridge High School Performing Arts Center Auditorium.
The show will open with a guest performance by the Robertsville Middle School JazzRams, under the direction of Mike Spirko, director of the ORHS Band. This group of 6th-8th graders was formed and rehearses during school in the electives period at RMS, a press release said.
Spirko will then take the stage with the ORHS Concert Band for several selections, including Richard Saucedo’s “Triumphant Fanfare,” the press release said.
The Symphonic Band’s evening program will include the classic “Shenandoah,” directed by ORHS Band Director Spence Milligan.
A collaboration including the Symphonic Band, along with the Jefferson Middle School and Robertsville Middle School 8th Grade Bands, will also be a special event, the press release said. The groups have been independently rehearsing “Lightning Field” by John Mackey and will come together in a side-by-side performance of this to close the concert.
“The evening will be a great way to experience the Oak Ridge Schools band program, with our middle and high school students presenting their individual and combined talents,” the press release said.
The concert begins at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 6, with admission of $3 for general admission and $1 for seniors and students.
“Please come and enjoy an evening of music with these talented students,” the press release said.
More information will be added as it becomes available.
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