Posts Tagged ‘orchestra’

Violas Play a Vital Role in Orchestra

Violas Play a Vital Role in Orchestra

By Lexi Flockhart On Lily Cripe’s left, past Zach Vig, the cellos play their melodious sound. On her right past Evan Twedt, the violins play their high pitch. In the middle, Cripe, Twedt, and Vig all play the viola, the lesser known instrument in orchestra. “Each instrument has its own part in orchestra,” said Cripe. […]

Holiday Concert

Holiday Concert

The Mount Vernon High School Band and Orchestra performed a holiday concert Monday, Dec. 14 in the district auditorium. The bands are directed by Scott Weber, and the orchestra is directed by Tabitha Rasmussen. Watch videos posted below: “A Nasty Bit of Blues” Jazz Band “Swingin’ on the Housetop” Symphonic Band “Twenty Carols in Two […]

Orchestra Fall Concert Video

Orchestra Fall Concert Video

The Mount Vernon Community Schools Fall Orchestra Concert was held Oct. 28 in the district auditorium. The Orchestra is directed by Tabitha Rasmussen. Check out some video below: Concert Etiquette Rap The Evil Eye and Hideous Heart by A. L. Silva Finale from Farewell Symphony by G.F. Haydn Fourth Grade Orchestra:

‘Sleigh Ride’ Performed by MVHS Orchestra

‘Sleigh Ride’ Performed by MVHS Orchestra

“Sleigh Ride” by Leroy Anderson Performed by the MVHS Symphony Orchestra Conducted by Tabitha Rasmussen video/Maggie Rechkemmer “Concert Suite from The Polar Express” -Alan Silvestri Video/Maggie Rechkemmer

Video of ‘Hallelujah’ from Handel’s Messiah

Video of ‘Hallelujah’ from Handel’s Messiah

See video of Monday night’s performance.

Students Struggle with Shared Music Period

Students Struggle with Shared Music Period

By Haleigh Ehmsen- Band and orchestra practice in separate classrooms but seven students in both ensembles find themselves traveling during fourth period this year. For the first time band and orchestra have both been scheduled during the same period opens schedules of those participating in both. Senior Alex Kolker, who has been playing the violin […]

Musicians Score Well at Contest

Musicians Score Well at Contest

The band students earned a total of six level I (outstanding) ratings, four level II (excellent) ratings and one level III (good) rating at the IHSMA State Solo-Ensemble Contest at Solon High School Saturday, March 26. Polly Carrico earned a perfect score for her flute solo. The vocalists scored 24 I ratings and nine II […]

Orchestra students perform with Barrage

Orchestra students perform with Barrage

Come to the Barrage concert tonight in the district auditorium. Mount Vernon orchestra students will be performing tonight at 7 p.m. with the international group of musicians. Barrage last performed here two years ago. Click on the title to view a clip from today’s rehearsal.