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Showcase concert sets music department off on a strong start

Showcase concert sets music department off on a strong start

Maria Newton, Features Editor

October 8, 2018


Filed under A & E, music, showcase

As parents, friends and students poured into the gymnasium, they were met with the rhythmic pounding of the Marching Band. The strong metronome, meant to keep the marchers in synchronization, was captivating. This was the beginning of the First Annual Music Department Showcase Concert: a concert inclu...

Orchestra students embrace the culture of New Orleans

Orchestra students embrace the culture of New Orleans

Nayeon Ryu, Staff Writer

May 3, 2018


Filed under news, showcase

After a 13 hour bus ride, 40 orchestra students–led by orchestra teacher Ed Sandheinrich–jazzed their way into New Orleans. From April 12 to 15, students toured the birthplace of jazz. At Tulane University, students completed an hour-long clinic with Dr. Maxim Samerov where he critiqued the orch...

Three students attend prestigious All-State music conference

Three students attend prestigious All-State music conference

Tyler Kinzy, Staff Writer

March 5, 2018


Filed under news

From the morning of Jan. 24 through the evening of Jan. 27, music permeated the Tan-Tar-A Resort in Lake of the Ozarks. At the 80th annual Missouri Music Educators Association (MMEA) conference, juniors Jason Wan and Gwyn Allendorph and senior Joon Bang ensured that Parkway West was well-represented.F...

Orchestra students prepare for All-State

Orchestra students prepare for All-State

Anjali Shah, Staff Writer

January 25, 2017


Filed under news

“All-State is always an honor to participate in and it’s a great experience,” Wan said.

Orchestra co-hosts chili cookoff with Pattonville

Orchestra co-hosts chili cookoff with Pattonville

Layne Bierk and Nell Jaskowiak

November 18, 2016


Filed under news, showcase

The Pattonville and Parkway West High School orchestra programs are co-hosting a chili cook-off fundraiser on Friday, Nov. 18 at Holman Middle School. “I was approached by the Pattonville Orchestra teacher to co-host this event together,” orchestra teacher Ed Sandheinrich said. “Our symphonic ...

Orchestra set to host concert on Oct. 26

Orchestra set to host concert on Oct. 26

Wonsong Lee, Convergent Media Writer

October 26, 2016


Filed under breaking news, news

Playing a variety of song genres from classic rock to baroque overtures, the eighth grade orchestra will play alongside the Concert, Chamber and Symphonic Orchestras on Wednesday, Oct. 26, at 7 p.m in the theater.

Music department prepares for spring concerts

Music department prepares for spring concerts

Justin Cupps, Staff Writer

May 21, 2016


Filed under news

The month of April is a busy month for the music department; all three spring concerts—band, orchestra and choir—fall within three weeks of each other.

Orchestra competes in Nashville WorldStrides Heritage Festival

Orchestra competes in Nashville WorldStrides Heritage Festival

Nell Jaskowiak, Staff Writer

April 15, 2016


Filed under news

The orchestra performed three shows, one of which was critiqued by several adjudicators in a WorldStrides Heritage Festival.

Music classes bond over travel

Music classes bond over travel

Bronte Segura, Staff Writer

April 13, 2015


Filed under news

The orchestra and choir programs travel to Chicago to sightsee and perform.

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