|Bands perform Christmas and more|
|Written by Holyoke Enterprise|
Holyoke’s Junior High Concert Band, High School Concert Band and JR/SR High combined Jazz Band entertained with Christmas music and more in a Dec. 17 concert in the HHS auditorium.
The bands were under the direction of Miko Martinez, with Marcia Dalton accompanying some of the Jazz Band numbers.
Jazz Band opened Monday’s program with “Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas.” Other tunes included “Secret Agent Man,” “25 or 6 to 4,” “Come Sail Away” and “You’re a Mean One, Mr. Grinch.”
Holyoke JR/SR High Jazz Band members bring out the shades and hats to perform “Secret Agent Man” in the Monday, Dec. 17 band concert. Pictured from left are Ben Martinez on bass guitar, Camille Elliott on trumpet, Emily Krogmeier on alto sax and Lindsay Helgoth on tenor sax.
The junior high portion of the program featured “Ursa Minor,” “Hark the Herald Angels Sing,” “Good King Wenceslas” and “Fanfare for a Holiday Celebration.”
HHS Concert Band members closed the program with “Do You Hear What I Hear?,” “Fantasia for Christmas,” “Theme from the New World Symphony,” “O Holy Night” (dedicated to Pat Wiebers) and “The Brighter Side of Christmas.”
High school flutist Taylor Goldenstein and tuba players A.J. Brandt, pictured at left, and Morgan Golden, perform in last week’s JR/SR High band concert.
Holyoke Enterprise December 27, 2012