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Spring Extravaganza 2017

Spring Extravaganza 2017
Posted on 05/30/2017
The Specialists held an evening of excitement during the Putnam Avenue Upper School Spring Extravaganza 2017! First, the Specialist Teachers hosted activities in the gym including a ropes course, photo booth, and cultural activities. The Spring Extravaganza concluded with the Spring Concert that featured the Chorus, Orchestra, Jazz Band, and Concert Band.

Eytan Wurman directed the 6th Grade Chorus as they kicked off the concert with songs that included "A Distant Shore", "Billionaire" and "Cuncti Simus". Next the combined 6th-8th Grade Chorus sang "Hallelujah". The 7th/8th Grade Chorus concluded with excellent performances of the songs  "A Dream of the Mist", "Let Me Fly", and "What is Love". The String Orchestra, directed by Immei Wong, performed a fun and upbeat program that included "Rag-A-Muffin-Mombo" and "Poker Face". Next the Jazz Band, directed by Brandon Sciarra, performed jazz standards that included "Autumn Leaves" and "Caravan". Finally, the Concert Band, also directed by Brandon Sciarra, closed the concert with several arrangements of pop and musical numbers. The Concert Band program included "Best Day of My Life", "Party Dance Mix", "Highlights from Annie", and "I Want You Back". Our student musicians had a fun evening performing and the large crowd was entertained!