The South Middle School Music Department will present its Spring Concerts on Monday, May 15, and Wednesday, May 17, at 7:30 p.m. The Art Department will present its Spring Art Show throughout the week of May 15, all at 349 Lakeville Rd.
The May 15 concert will feature Orange Senior Orchestra, Chorus 7/8, Band 7 and Band 8. Classical selections will feature music by Bach, Holsinger and Saucedo. Popular works by Stevie Wonder and music from Grease!, Hamilton and The Sound of Music will also be performed.
The May 17 concert will feature Blue Senior Orchestra, Orchestra 6, 6th-Grade Treble Chorus and Band 6. Classical selections will feature music by Bach, Mozart and Bobrowitz. Popular works by the Jackson 5, Justin Timberlake and music from Aladdin and Lion King will also be performed.
The concerts are free and the one-hour programs offer perfect opportunities to introduce children from pre-K through grade 5 to the music they may perform in the future. Instrumental students are taught by Department Head Alan Schwartz and Mark Boschen. Choral students are taught by Shelley Willcox.
The art show will be on display in the school lobby throughout the week of May 15. Concertgoers can enjoy the exhibit on May 15 and 17. The show will also be available during the school day, from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Featured creations will be from eighth-grade Art Foundations classes, as well as a variety of drawings, paintings, prints, collages and ceramics. South Middle’s art teachers are Department Head Cynthia Smith, Geoffrey Mead and Karla Krupala.