Friday, March 15, 2013

WCR Showcases Young Musicians

 Music students from four schools performed for a large crowd in the Wilson C. Riles Multipurpose Room Wednesday evening, March 13.  Band students from Dudley, North Country, and Oak Hill Elementary Schools displayed their talents, along with the band students from Wilson Riles.  An audience of over 150 watched with pride as the young musicians demonstrated what they have learned.  Music teacher Dave Myers works with students at Riles, Oak Hill, and Dudley, and he orchestrated the evening and led the various groups in playing for over an hour.  Anne Merdinger runs the music program at North Country, but was unable to attend the show.  Parents and family members gave a standing ovation at the close of the performance, and Mr. Myers commented on how much he enjoyed the evening, “I’ve known some of these kids for several years, and I’m impressed with how well they play.  This evening was truly fun!”  Mr. Myers will put on a “Husky Café” presentation in a few weeks, allowing the Riles students to perform.  Riles will also host a spring music performance later in the year.  Check our calendar on the school website for upcoming dates.