South High musicians performing in winter concert

South High musicians performing in winter concert
Great Neck South High School was ranked #29 on Niche's list of the top 100 K-12 schools in the state. (Photo from the Great Neck Public Schools)

South High School musicians will perform in the Winter Concert 2 on Thursday, Dec. 14, at 7:30 p.m., in the school’s auditorium, 341 Lakeville Road.

The concert is free and the public is invited to attend and enjoy this special evening of music.

Featured will be the Symphonic Band, Concert Choir, Chamber String Orchestra, and Chamber Symphony Orchestra.

The Symphonic Band will open the concert with “Allied Honor March,” “Brazilian Sleigh Bells,” “A Childhood Remembered,” “Bright Lights,” and highlights from the award-winning 2016 film, La La Land.

The Concert Choir will follow with “Hallelujah” by Leonard Cohen, “Amanti Costanti” by Mozart, “Dreams of Thee,” “Loch Lomond,” and “All I Want for Christmas Is You.”

The Chamber String Orchestra will perform “Central Coach Special” by Calvin Custer.

The Chamber Symphony Orchestra will perform “Hoe-Down” from the ballet Rodeo by Aaron Copland, selections from The Sound of Music by Rogers and Hammerstein, “Rhapsody in Blue” by Gershwin, and “1812 Overture Op. 49” by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky.

The Concert Choir will join the Chamber Symphony Orchestra onstage to close out the evening with a performance of “When You Believe” from The Prince of Egypt.

This concert will be under the direction of Mr. Michael Schwartz, performing arts department head/instrumental teacher, and Dr. Janine Robinson, vocal music teacher.

For further information about this concert, please contact Mr. Schwartz at (516) 441-4851, or at [email protected]

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