Huron Heights students perform in Spring Arts Night
By Liz Dadson
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The Huron Heights Public School, Kincardine, senior concert band percussion section, includes Tyler Brousseau (L), Bradley Robertson, Jacob Sylvester, Matt Venner and Darian Kuz
The Huron Heights Public School choir performs "When I Close My Eyes," during dress rehearsal
The Huron Heights senior concert band performs "Skyfall" at dress rehearsal
Students at Huron Heights Public School in Kincardine, had a chance to showcase their musical talents at the Spring Arts Night, held Wednesday night, with the dress rehearsal Tuesday.
The event included the Beginner Band (Grade 6 students), music festival solos, a videotaped Grade 6 French play, the choir, a live Grade 6 French play, and the senior concert band.
It was a tremendous show, with the band and choir providing stellar performances under the direction of Shelley Van Veghel.
The 60-member choir, consisting of students in Grades 4-8, won gold at the Walkerton Rotary Music Festival, and won silver at the Owen Sound Kiwanis Music Festival.
The choir was the second-highest scoring elementary school singing group at the Owen Sound festival and won a $200 scholarship.
Cailyn McKay plays a solo on clarinet
Hannah Gratto (L) hands over her hat, jacket and sunglasses to Francois, played by Emma Arnold, in the Grade 6 French play, part of the Spring Arts Night at Huron Heights
Emma Arnold (R) as Francois gets tips from a sports buddy, played by Kate Venner in the Grade 6 French play
Emma Arnold (L) as Francois, finally goes to Grandma (Maddie Mitchell) for advice
Shelley Van Veghel conducts the band
Kady Rice on flute
Paige Mercanti on flute
Conner Dixon, Grade 8, performs a solo on the tuba
Playing alto saxophone in the Beginner Band, are Joanne Page (L), Aaron Reid and Griffin Potter
Ruby Hall-Elwood on flute
Eva Mallett on clarinet
Alex Hallam on flute
Julia Hallam on flute
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