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Phoenix Concert Lights Up the Season

Pictured are members from the newly formed fifth grade band at E. J. Dillon Middle School. From left are clarinet players Alexis Gamborcoto, Alexis Dryer and Emma Clark just before the school’s holiday concert.
Pictured are members from the newly formed fifth grade band at E. J. Dillon Middle School. From left are clarinet players Alexis Gamborcoto, Alexis Dryer and Emma Clark just before the school’s holiday concert.

In the hustle and bustle of the holiday season, students at Emerson J. Dillon paused to perform holiday songs during their winter concert.

Under the direction of Liza Grethel, the Emerson J. Dillon fifth grade band opened the evening on Dec. 11 with folk songs and traditional carols.

The fifth and sixth grade chorus performed Dec. 11 at JCB’s holiday concert.
The fifth and sixth grade chorus performed Dec. 11 at JCB’s holiday concert.

The evening continued with performances by the fifth and sixth grade chorus, under the direction of Shirley Kelly, singing “Nutcracker Jingles,” “Secrets of Snow,” and “Sing Noel, Noel!”

Student Garrett Strang was given a roar of applause after his solo in the last song.

To round out the night, the sixth grade band performed under Kim Gould.

They played to their captive audience, “A Christmas Proclamation,” “Christmas Concerto #3,” “Dark Odyssey,” and “Christmas Stomp.”

The sixth grade band at JCB played four songs during the holiday concert. In the front row from left are Alexis Capenos, Brianna Schreffler, Hailey Homer, Caitlin George, Elisabeth Dona.
The sixth grade band at JCB played four songs during the holiday concert. In the front row from left are Alexis Capenos, Brianna Schreffler, Haylie Homer, Caitlin George, Elisabeth Dona.

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  1. Hi this is “Hailey”and I am not fighting against you or anything but my name isn’t spelled that way it’s HAYLIE but thanks for trying everyone gets it wrong tho well have a nice day Budweiser:-D

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