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Millburn High Hosts Annual Winter Band Concert Next Week

The annual band concert will begin at 7:30 p.m. on Feb. 5 and is open to the public.

Millburn High School. Stock Photo
Millburn High School. Stock Photo

The Music Department of Millburn High School proudly presents the annual Winter Band Concert on Wednesday, Feb. 5 at 7:30 p.m. in the high school auditorium. 

This concert is free and open to the public. Ensembles are under the direction of Ms. Mindy Scheierman, Director of Bands and Mr. Matthew Spatz, Associate Director of Bands.

The Concert Band, an ensemble of ninth grade musicians, will open the concert with the lively Brighton Beach Concert March, followed by selections by William Byrd and Julie Giroux. The Wind Ensemble, an advanced ensemble of accelerated level band students in grades 9-12, will perform March of the Belgian Parachutists by Pieter Leemans, and will conclude the first half of the concert with the exciting programmatic work Persis by James Hosay. 

There will be two Symphonic Bands comprised of student musicians in grades 10, 11, and 12. Symphonic Band White will open the second half of the program with works by Karl L. King, Ron Nelson, and Reber Clark. Symphonic Band Blue will feature music by Henry Fillmore, Larry Clark, and Scott Director.

The MHS Music Boosters will be selling refreshments and accepting donations and memberships throughout the evening. The concert will be professionally recorded and CD orders may be placed in the lobby at the concert. If you need additional information please call Mr. John Leahey, Director of Music, at 973-376-3600, ext. 375. For a complete calendar of district department performances, click here.

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