On March 2, all of Riverside’s music departments performed in a concert for music in our schools month.
Beginning orchestra performed Acidic by Tyler Arcari.
Intermediate orchestra performed Follow the Drinking Gourd, an African-American folk song arranged by Carrie Lane Gruselle.
Advanced orchestra performed Acrobats, by Richard Meyer.
Combined chorus performed Hold Fast to Dreams, by Susan LaBarr and Langston Hughes.
Combined chorus performs Hark, I Hear the Harps Eternal, a traditional hymn arranged by Alice Parker.
Concert band performed Quasar, by William Owens.
Symphonic band performed Conquering Spirit, by Ed Kiefer.
Jazz band performed Blues by Five, by Red Garland.
A combined ensemble comprised of orchestra, chorus and band performed Can’t Buy Me Love (Medley of Hits by the Beatles), written by the Beatles and arranged by Audrey Snyder and Paul Murtha.
All photos by Elena Paces-Wiles