Santa Fe Public Schools Music Education Department presents

Spring 2013 Performance Calendar

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  • Thursday, April 18th, 1:30 p.m.

Poetry and Singing Club Assembly
Turquoise Trail Charter School
13 San Marcos Loop
Students in grades 1-6 will perform in an assembly that highlights connections
between poetry and music. Students will read their own original poetry, as well as
performances by the chorus and other music ensembles.
Char Rothschild
(505) 467-1700

  • Monday, April 22nd, 6 p.m.

Sweeney Spring Concert
Sweeney Elementary School
501 Airport Rd.
Students from Sweeney Elementary’s Band, Choir, Orchestra and Guitar programs
will present their latest repertoire. Students in grades 3-5 will perform.
Kristina Korte, Elementary Music Specialist; Edgard Rivera, Guitar Instructor; Hilary
Schacht, Strings Instructor.
(505) 467-1500

 

 

  • Monday, April 22nd, 6:30 p.m.

Ortiz Middle School Choir Concert
Ortiz Middle School
4164 South Meadows
6th, 7th, and 8th grade students from Ortiz Middle School choirs will perform their
latest tunes.
Keri Krebsbach, Choir Director
(505) 467-2300 x. 12341

 

  • Monday, April 22nd, 5:00-8:00 p.m.

Rock the Arts
El Dorado Community School
2 Avenida Torreon
A variety of ensembles, large and small, will perform a mix of popular, classical, and
folk tunes. These ensembles include students ages 6-14! This is a school-wide PTA
sponsored fundraiser for the art, music, and library programs at school. In addition
to the musical performances, there will be an art auction and many art exhibitions
to enjoy. Please join us!
Carla Kountoupes, Orchestra Director; Galen Prenevost, Choir Director; Joel Bein,
Band Director; Janine Sammeth Elementary Music Specialist.
(505) 467-4900

 

  • Monday, April 22nd, 1:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m.

Spring Guitar Concert
Sweeney Elementary
501 Airport Rd.
Beginning and Intermediate Guitar students in grades 2-5 will perform pieces
including “Cielito Lindo,” “Ode to Joy,” and the theme from “The Godfather.”
Edgard Rivera, Guitar Instructor
(505) 467-1500

 

  • Thursday, April 25th, 2:00 and 5:30 p.m.

A World of Music
Salazar Elementary
1231 Apache Ave.
3rd and 4th graders will present individual class performances of recorder
tunes, South American folk songs, a Dr. Seuss interpretation of the Blues, and
improvisations for Orff instruments.
Deborah Ungar, Elementary Music Specialist
(505) 467-3900

 

 

  • Friday, April 26th, 5:00 p.m.

EJ Martinez Spring Fling
EJ Martinez Elementary
401 W. San Mateo
Students from Kindergarten and First Grade will perform “3 Piggy Opera” and
“Stone Soup,” and students in Elementary band will present their latest tunes. There
will also be a school-wide art display!
Todd Hansen, Elementary Music Specialist; Laura Eberhardt, Band Director;
Deborah Hawthorne; Elementary Art Specialist.
(505) 467-3800

 

  • Friday, April 26th, 5:15 p.m.

Amy Biehl Band Concert
Amy Biehl Community School
310 Avenida del Sur
Sixth grade band students will perform selections including: “Mozart Melody,” “A
Tisket A Tasket,” “Doodle All Day,” and “Quintessence.”
Clarissa Madrid, Band Director
(505) 467-2100

 

  • Friday, April 26th, 4:30-7:00 p.m.

Art and Music Night
Wood Gormley Elementary
141 E. Booth St.
Students in Band and Choir, grades 3-6, will perform various pieces, from Broadway
to Classical.
Karen Conley, Elementary Music Specialist; Aaron Shemas, Band Director.
(505) 467-4800

 

  • Tuesday, April 30th, 6:00 p.m.

Commotion in the Ocean
Tesuque Elementary School
1555 Bishop’s Lodge Rd.
Students from Kindergarten through 6th grade general music will perform with
students from Elementary Band and Elementary Violin.
Robert Chrisman, Band Director and Elementary Music Specialist; Linda Tachau,
Elementary Music Specialist; and Hilary Schacht, Violin Instructor.
(505) 467-4100

 

 

  • Wednesday, May 1st, 1:00 p.m. and 5:30 p.m.

Spring Concert
Agua Fria Elementary
3160 Agua Fria St.
Students in Kindergarten, first and second grade, will perform musical stories and
fairytales. Each story will include storytelling, singing, playing in an Orff ensemble,
movement, and drama.
Galina Austin, Elementary Music Specialist
(505) 467-1300

 

  • Wednesday, May 1st, 6:00 p.m.

Violin and Guitar Concert
Ramirez Thomas Elementary School
3200 Calle Po Ae Pi
Students in Elementary Violin and Guitar programs will perform selections
including “Boogie Bass,” “Allouette,” “Polka,” “La Bamba” and many more!
Hilary Schacht, Violin Instructor; Edgard Rivera, Guitar Instructor.
(505) 467-3000

 

 

  • Wednesday, May 1st. 2:00 and 6:30 p.m.

Violin Concert
Acequia Madre Elementary
700 Acequia Madre
Students in the After-School Violin program will perform numerous folk songs,
including “Morning Has Broken,” “Russian Folk Song,” and “Beautiful Skies.”
Students in grades 1-3 will perform.
Sitara Schauer, Lee Harvey, Violin Instructors
(505) 467-4000

 

  • Wednesday, May 1st, 6:00 p.m.

Culture Fair and Band Concert
Turquoise Trail Charter School
13 San Marcos Loop
Join the Turquoise Trail community for a night of culture and music. Each
classroom will present the culture of a different country, and 5 th and 6th grade bands
will perform.
Char Rothschild
(505) 467-1700

 

 

  • Thursday, May 2nd, 6:00 p.m.

Kearny Art and Music Night
Kearny Elementary School
901 Ave. de las Campanas
Elementary Band, General Music, and Choir students will present their work from
this semester. Student artwork will also be on display.
Robert Chrisman, Band Director; Margaret Pettengill, Elementary Music Specialist;
Gretel Wanenmacher and Joan Stango, Visual Art Specialists.
(505) 467-1800

 

  • Thursday, May 2nd, 6:30 p.m.

Elementary and Middle School Band Combined Spring Showcase
Ortiz Middle School
4164 South Meadows
Students from Ortiz Middle School’s beginning, intermediate, and advanced
bands will perform selections including “The Crusaders,” “Beautiful Spring,” and
“Gypsydance.” For a grand finale, students from Sweeney, Cesar Chavez, Ramirez
Thomas, and Agua Fria Elementary Schools will perform “Hot Cross Buns,” “Merrily
We Roll Along,”and “Ode to Joy.”
Steven Iliff, Jean Coughlan, Ed Massey, Band Directors
(505) 467-2327

 

 

  • Thursday, May 2nd, 6:00 p.m.

SFYSA Elementary Strings and Mariachi Performance
St. Francis Auditorium
107 W Palace Ave
Students in the Elementary Strings program will perform selections from Suzuki
Books 1 and 2, as well as famous Mariachi tunes. This performance includes
students from Agua Fria, Atalaya, Carlos Gilbert, Chapparal, and Wood Gormley
Elementary Schools.
Karles McQuade, Hope Same, Christine Chen, Christian Garcia, Haley Lovelace, Joe
Santiago, Raul Ojdea, Violin and Guitar Instructors
(505) 467-3770

 

  • Thursday, May 2nd, 6:00 p.m.

Spring Celebration: Hungry to Learn
Cesar Chavez Community School
6251 Jaguar Dr.
This concert will feature Music, Art, and Physical Education, highlighting the
connections between academic subjects. An art show will precede the concert,
complete with 5th grade band students to serenade art viewers. This program
includes students in grades 3-5.
Victoria Smith, Janna Warren, Elementary Music Specialists; Jean Coughlan, Band
Director
(505) 467-3200

 

 

  • Thursday May 2nd – Saturday May 11th, 7:30 p.m.

Santa Fe High School Musical: ‘Aida’
Santa Fe High School Little Theatre
2100 Yucca St.
This Elton John musical is sure to please audiences of all ages. Wonderful singers,
pit band from SFHS band members, dancing and acting, fabulous set, and a poignant
story. Don’t miss it!
Marilyn Barnes, Choir Director; Reed Meschefske, Director; Donna Scheer,
Choreographer.
(505) 467-2438

 

  • Thursday, May 2nd, 6:30 p.m.

Piñon Spring Fling
Piñon Elementary
2921 Camino Los Caballos
Band and Choir students in grades 3-5 will present selections including “A Tisket A
Tasket,” “Latin Magic,” and “The Water is Wide.”
Patrice Howard, Elementary Music Specialist; G.S. Khalsa, Clarissa Madrid, Band
Directors.
(505) 467-1600

 

 

  • Friday May 3rd, 7:00 p.m., Saturday May 4th, 1:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m.

Capital High School Broadway Musical Theatre Revue
Capital High School, Bryan Fant Theatre
4851 Paseo del Sol
Students in grades 9-12 will perform selections from “Les Miserables,” “Oliver,”
“West Side Story,” and many other wonderful Broadway shows.
Jeff Owens, Choir Director; Julieta Salazar, Drama Instructor; Bernadette Pena,
Dance Instructor.
(505) 467-1000

 

  • Saturday, May 4th, 7:00 p.m.

SFYSA Jazz Concert
Warehouse 21
1614 Paseo de Peralta
Students from the Youth Symphony Assoc. Jazz program will perform Jazz tunes
from the 1940s through 1970s.
Chris Ishee, Jazz Instructor
For tickets, call (505) 467-3770 or purchase at door

 

 

  • Sunday, May 5th, 1:00 p.m.

SFYSA Orchestra Concert
St. Francis Auditorium
107 W Palace Ave
Students from the Youth Symphony Assoc., ages 7-18, will perform classic
Orchestral selections, including works by Händel, Saint-Saëns, and Vivaldi, as well as
a commissioned work by SFYSA alumnus Jare Baca. Concerto Competition winner
Kailey Zercher will also perform a movement from Lalo’s “Spanish Symphony.”
Joel Bein, Richard Snider, and Karles McQuade, Orchestra Directors
For tickets, call (505) 467-3770 or purchase at door

 

  • Monday, May 6th, 2:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m.

Carlos Gilbert Spring Fling
Carlos Gilbert Elementary
300 Griffin St.
This concert includes students in kindergarten through second grade, and is a
celebration of springtime and music from around the world. The concert finale will
be a rousing performance of the African standard, ‘Jambo Bwana.’
Faith Amour, Elementary Music Specialist
(505) 467-4700

 

 

  • Tuesday, May 7th, 6:30 p.m.

El Dorado Community School Academy Spring Band Concert
El Dorado Community School
2 Avenida Torreon
6th, 7th and 8th graders will perform selections including ‘The Tell Tale Heart,” “Chant
and Canon,”and “Stars Asleep, the Break of Day.”
Joel Bein, Band Director
(505) 467-4900

 

  • Tuesday, May 7th, 6:30 p.m.

Ortiz Orchestra Concert
Ortiz Middle School
4164 South Meadows
Orchestra students in grades 6-8 will perform a variety of orchestral repertoire,
including the theme from “Titanic.”
Monica Oechsner, Orchestra Director
(505) 467-2300

 

 

  • Wednesday, May 8th, 6:00 p.m.

Sweeney Recorder Concert
Sweeney Elementary School
501 Airport Rd.
3rd graders of Sweeney Elementary School will present a recorder concert.
Kristina Korte, Elementary Music Specialist
(505) 467-1500

 

  • Wednesday, May 8th, 6:00 p.m.

Atalaya Elementary Spring Music Program
Atalaya Elementary School
721 Camino Cabra
Students from kindergarten through 4th grade will present songs including “This
Little Light of Mine,” “Que Llueva,” and “You’ve Got a Friend in Me.” Also included in
the program are 5th and 6th grade Elementary Band students, as well as After-School
Viola students.
Katherine Keener, Elementary Music Specialist; Joel Bein, Band Director; Karles
McQuade, Viola Instructor
(505) 467-4400

 

 

  • Wednesday, May 8th, 6:00 p.m.

Nava Spring Concert
Nava Elementary
2566 Siringo Rd.
Students in first through sixth grade will perform selections including: “El
Zapatero,” ‘Tititorea,” and “Follow the Drinking Gourd.” This program will include
students in Band, Choir and General Music.
Robert Taylor, Elementary Music Specialist; G.S. Khalsa, Band Director.
(505) 467-1200

 

  • Wednesday, May 8th, 9:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m.

5th and 6th grade Band Concert
Salazar Elementary
1231 Apache Ave.
5th and 6th grade Band students will perform selections including “Lightly Row” and
“A Mozart Melody.”
Drew Lefkowith, Band Director
(505) 467-3100

 

 

  • Thursday, May 9th,1:00 p.m. and 5:30 p.m.

Agua Fria Spring Art & Music Fest
Agua Fria Elementary
3160 Agua Fria St.
A presentation inspired by the book “Imagine a Night,” featuring 3rd-6th grade
students. Each grade level will sing, perform Orff arrangements, and present
creative movement.
Galina Austin and Allen Green, Elementary Music Specialists
(505) 467-1300

 

  • Thursday, May 9th, 6:30 p.m.

El Dorado Community School Academy Orchestra Spring Concert
El Dorado Community School
2 Avenida Torreon
Orchestra students in grades 6-8 will present an eclectic mix of classical pieces,
traditional folk tunes, and popular hits. Students will perform large ensemble
pieces, as well as solos, duets, trios and quartets.
Carla Kountoupes, Orchestra Director
(505) 467-4900

 

 

  • Thursday, May 9th, 7:00

Capital High School Spring Music Concert and Awards
Capital High School Bryan Fant Theatre
4851 Paseo del Sol
Capital High bands and orchestra will present tunes including “Three Ayres of
Glouschter,” “High School Cadets,” “Sing, Sing, Sing,” and many more, as well as a
special secret guest appearance!
Steven Iliff, Band Director; Don Brown, Orchestra Director
(505) 467-1121

 

  • Thursday, May 9th, 6:30 p.m.

Gonzales Community School Band, Choir and Orchestra Concert
Gonzales Community School
851 W. Alameda
Students in grades 4-8 will perform a collection of traditional and pop music
favorites including show choir, traditional choral, band, and orchestra music.
Greg Henderson, Choir Director/Orchestra Director; Drew Lefkowith, Band Director
(505) 467-3100

 

 

  • Thursday, May 9th, 2:00 p.m., 6:00 p.m.

Carlos Gilbert Spring Fling
Carlos Gilbert Elementary School
300 Griffin St.
This event includes students in General Music, grades 3-6, and Band, grades 5-6.
This combined Choral and Band concert will be a celebration of Spring, and music
from around the world. This event is preceded by a Book Fair, beginning at 5:00
p.m.
Faith Amour, Elementary Music Specialist; Robert Chrisman, Band Director
(505) 467-4700

 

 

  • Friday, May 10th, 2:00 p.m.

6th grade African Drum and Dance Ensemble
Salazar Elementary
1231 Apache Ave.
With help from guest teachers Akeem Ayanniyi and Shayla Dawn Patton, 5 th and 6th
grade students from three classes present African Dance, drumming and songs, as
the closing ceremony of Salazar Elementary’s Sustainability Fair.
Deborah Ungar, Elementary Music Specialist
(505) 467-3900

 

 

  • Monday, May 13th, 6:00 p.m.

De Vargas Middle School Spring Concert
De Vargas Middle School
1720 Llano St.
7th and 8th grade students from De Vargas’ Choir, Band, Orchestra, Guitar and
Mariachi programs will perform their latest repertoire in their combined Spring
Concert. Pieces to be performed include “The Pink Panther,” “Set Fire to the Rain,”
“De Colores,” “Fiddles on Fire,” and “Malaguena.”
G.S. Khalsa, Band Director; Don Brown, Orchestra Director; Allen Green, Choir
Director; Pat Burns, Guitar Instructor
(505) 467-3300

 

  • Tuesday, May 14th, 6:00 p.m.

Aspen 3rd grade Spring Show
Aspen Community Magnet School
450 La Madera St.
Aspen 3rd graders will perform a musical story about recycling with original and
traditional instruments, recorders, singing, and dancing.
Lynn Osborne, Elementary Music Specialist
(505) 467-4500

 

 

  • Tuesday, May 14th, 5:30 p.m.

Ramirez Thomas Spring Performance
Ramirez Thomas Elementary
3200 Calle Po Ae Pi
Elementary students in grades 3-5 will perform selections including “Ma Toedora,”
“I Love the Mountains,” “I’d Like to Teach the World to Sing,” “Rockin’ Robin,” and
many more. Elementary Band will also perform their latest tunes.
David Wheeler, Elementary Music Specialist; Jean Coughlin, Band Director; Anais
Weckert, Andrew Ellsworth
(505) 467-3000

 

  • Tuesday, May 14th, 1:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.

Gonzales Community School “Lobo Revue” Music Program
Gonzales Community School
851 W. Alameda
Students in grades K-3 will perform Disney favorites, including selections from
“Jungle Book,” movie themes, and selections from “The Sound of Music.”
Greg Henderson, Elementary Music Specialist
(505) 467-3100

 

 

  • Tuesday, May 14th, 6:30 p.m.

Spring Guitar Concert
Ortiz Middle School
4164 South Meadows
Students from Ortiz’s Guitar classes will perform works including “Gymnopedie I,”
“Rumble,” and “Mission Impossible.”
Jesus Gachupin, Guitar Instructor
(505) 467-2300

 

  • Wednesday, May 15th, 6:30 p.m.

Acequia Madre Elementary Band Spring Showcase
Acequia Madre Elementary
700 Acequia Madre St.
A combined concert featuring the Acequia Madre Band students. Beginning,
Intermediate, and Advanced bands will perform various selections they have
prepared throughout the semester.
Robert Chrisman, Band Director
(505) 467-4000

 

 

  • Wednesday, May 15th, 7:00 p.m.

Acequia Madre Celebration Choir Concert
Acequia Madre Elementary
700 Acequia Madre St.
The Celebration Choir will perform their final concert of the year! This concert will
include: “Swingin’ On A Star,” “Can You Hear Me?” and “So Long, Farewell” from The
Sound of Music.
Faith Amour, Elementary Choir Director
(505) 467-4000

 

  • Wednesday, May 15th, 6:00 p.m.

Capshaw Middle School Choir and Band Concert
Capshaw Middle School
351 W. Zia Rd.
Students from Capshaw’s Band and Choir will perform their most recent repertoire.
Aaron Shemas, Band Director; JayChristopher Williams, Choir Director.
(505) 467-4300

 

 

  • Wednesday, May 15th, 6:00 p.m.

Aspen Community School Spring Concert
Aspen Community School
450 La Madera St.
Middle School Chorus students will perform selections from the 1940s and on,
including “Rockin’ Robin,” “Route 66,” and “Blue Skies.” Middle School Band
students will perform selections from the following: “New World Symphony,”
“Smoke on the Water,” and works by The Beatles.
Katherine Keener, Choir Director; Laura Eberhardt, Band Director
(505) 467-4500

 

  • Wednesday, May 15th, 6:30 p.m.

Santa Fe High School Collaborative Spring Music Concert
St. Francis Auditorium, New Mexico Museum of Art
107 W. Palace Ave.
Students from Santa Fe High present a fabulous finale of Armed Forces song medley
performed by band and choir students. This concert will also include performances
by the Orchestra, Guitar, and Mariachi ensembles. Over 150 students will be
performing together!
Marilyn Barnes, Choir Director; Tony Schillaci, Band Director; Pat Burns, Guitar
Instructor; Dan Allinder, Orchestra and Mariachi Director
(505) 467-2438

 

 

  • Thursday, May 16th, 6:30 p.m.

Spring Choral Finale
El Dorado Community School
2 Avenida Torreon
This concert will include the world premier of a stunning and atmospheric song
“Kothbiro,” by African composer Ayub Ogada. Other selections include “All Things
Bright and Beautiful,” “Hope for the Future,” “Pure Imagination,” and “Here Comes
the Sun.”
Galen Prenevost, Choir Director
(505) 467-4900

 

  • Thursday, May 16th, 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Ortiz Middle School Piano Recital
Ortiz Middle School
4164 South Meadows
Students in Ms. Krebsbach’s piano classes will perform their latest repertoire pieces.
8th grade students will perform from 6:30-7:15; 6th and 7th graders will perform
from 7:30-8:30.
Keri Krebsbach, Piano Instructor
(505) 467-2300 x. 12341

 

 

  • Thursday, May 16th, 6:30 p.m.

Aspen Community School/Capshaw Middle School Spring Orchestra Concert
Aspen Community School
450 La Madera
Combined orchestras from Aspen and Capshaw will perform works by Lloyd
Webber, The Beatles, OneRepublic, and John Williams. This concert will also include
a multi-media presentation as part of the performance.
JayChristopher Williams, Orchestra Director
(505) 467-4500

 

  • Thursday, May 16th

Chaparral Band Concert
Chaparral Elementary School
2451 Avenida Chaparral
6th graders from Chaparral Elementary School will present a concert for the 3 rd
graders including instrument demonstrations and performance of several pieces
including “Raiders March”, “Chant for Percussion”, and “Rain, Rain, Go Away”.
Clarissa Madrid, Band Director
(505) 467-1400

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