News from the Music Department

The music department was able to raise $820 for The Caring Place through the Christmas Cafe that was held in the library prior to the Christmas break.

Some other performances that occurred in addition to our 5 concerts were:

  • 6th grade band and chorus performed for McAnulty Elementary students
  • 7th grade band and chorus performed at the Allegheny County Courthouse
  • 8th grade chorus and orchestra performed at the Pittsburgh International Airport
  • 6th & 7th grade chorus performed for the Cookie Extravaganza and for The Gifts of Dance benefit at Baldwin High School

A number of District students were honored with inclusion in PMEA choirs and bands:

  • PMEA Jr. High District Chorus: 8th graders Zachary Dutko, Samantha Poznick, Olivia Garafalo, Olivia Rechtorik and Eliza Swanson
  • PMEA Elementary Singfest: 6th graders Callie Siefert and Milana Valente
  • PMEA Elementary Band Fest: 6th graders Hayden Swanson, Maris Kilby, Jonathan Pickell, Austin Kruszewski
  • PMEA Elementary String Fest: 6th graders Zachary Lieu, Ava Frantz, Alex Castaneda
  • PMEA Junior High District Band: 7th Graders Addison Giglione, Hannah Damiani, Matthew Engott and 8th Grader Jonus Ruvolo
  • PMEA Junior High District Orchestra: 7th graders Addison Giglione and 8th Graders Katie Weber, Julianna Lang, and Angela Davidson