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Archive for August, 2013

Fourth Annual Trumpet Recital at My Home in Edmonds

Posted by glennled on August 27, 2013

Three high-schoolers and one middle-schooler showed off their talents and abilities at the 4th Annual Trumpet Recital by my students in my home in Edmonds on 8 June. Bands at Inglemoor (Kenmore), Bothell, and Juanita (Kirkland) high schools and Hamilton International Middle School (Seattle) get the benefits of their musicianship. Private lessons make a big difference in their performance at school.

Erik played “Chiapanecas,” “In a French Cafe,” and two bugle calls, “Assembly” and “Fire Alarm.” Robert played “Centaurus,” “The Technician,” and the bugle call, “Tattoo.” Vaughan played “The Executant,” “Bird’s Backyard” (jazz), and the bugle call, “Mess.” Sarah played an original composition (untitled) and “In Dreams” from the movie, The Lord of the Rings.

Please click on any photo to enlarge it.

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Photo Gallery of “Night at the Movies 2013” Concert at Skyview Jr. High in Bothell

Posted by glennled on August 23, 2013

“Sold Out!”–Band and orchestra students at Skyview Jr. High School in Bothell attracted a full house to a special concert on 13 June–movie night! As scenes from various movies flashed across the screen, the bands and orchestra played medleys from the music scores. Here’s a gallery of photos. Please click on any photo to enlarge it.

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2013 Spring Band Concert, Hamilton International Middle School in Seattle

Posted by glennled on August 21, 2013

Trumpet Soloist, Symphonic Band, HIMS

Trumpet Soloist, Symphonic Band, HIMS

Dan Rowe, Music Director of Concert and Jazz Bands at Hamilton International Middle School (HIMS) in the Wallingford district of north Seattle, ended the school music year on 6 June with an expert Spring Band Concert at Lincoln High School Auditorium. He conducted four bands comprised of almost 300 students in total: the Beginning (58 members), Cadet (87), Concert (72), and Symphonic (75) bands.

Two trumpet players were among those singled out in each band for special awards. The Outstanding Musician Award for the Cadet Band went to trumpeter, Carter Eng. The Most Improved Musician Award for the Concert Band went to trumpeter, Juliana Silldorff.

The music program at HIMS is supported by Friends of Music at Hamilton International (FOMAHI). Please see www.fomahi.org. FOMAHI was headed in 2012-2013 by Alicia Edgar, President. For my article and photos about last winter’s band concert, please see my blog  post of 24 December 2012.

Below is a gallery of photos from the concert. Please click on any photo to enlarge it.

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