News and Announcements
Connor Totilas, Gavin Dong, and Rayyan Shaik had the opportunity to perform in one of the top honor music festivals in the state, at the Frost School of Music, this weekend. Performing under the baton of legendary conductor Gary Green, these students performed a variety of concert literature and marches.
Wishing all of our WPS Junior Thespians the very best at STATE contest today.
Jonathan West, West Puppetry, entertained 1st and 2nd-grade students to a showing of “Dinky and the Dragon.” The show highlighted the power of reading and knowledge.
The stage rigging beam full of student, teacher, administration, and parent signatures will be housed above the stage floor. The center continues to grow and is on schedule to open in August.
Stiletto Brass Quintet, formed in 2010, has gained exposure as a leading ensemble with performances that the audience greeted with rousing ovations with Doc Severinsen and the Heartland Festival Orchestra, at the International Women’s Brass Conference, the International Trumpet Guild Conference, The National Trumpet Competition, the Great American Brass Band Festival and concerts in New York, New Hampshire, Illinois, Tennessee, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Ohio, and Oregon. Stiletto features five highly accomplished women from the U.S. with careers spanning the fields of orchestral, wind band, and brass chamber music: Amy Gilreath and Cathy Leach, trumpets; Misty Tolle, horn; Nicole Abissi, trombone; and Velvet Brown, tuba.The group, as highlighted in the August 2012 international brass magazine “The Brass Herald”, reflects timely changes in the music scene. Its energetic and diversified repertoire includes avant-garde compositions written by leading composers of our time, as well as classical and popular works from the Baroque period to Gershwin. Stiletto’s concerts are fun, serious, heart-warming, emotionally intense, and always an audience’s favorite!