Cardigan Mountain School A boarding and day school for boys in grades 6 through 9

Students Make Music and History at Spring Concert

Spring Concert
 

Since the Winter Concert held in March, our students have been working hard preparing a program of music of a variety of styles from around the world. More than 40 students took to our stage in Humann Theatre to delight our community with classical, jazz, country, and rock and roll. The program included performances by our handbell ensemble, instrumental ensemble, three solos, music class, and four songs by Cardigan’s very own student rock band.

It was the final performance of the evening that made musical history at Cardigan. Before the last song by “Jimmy Wu and the Wingnuts,” some special guests joined the band on stage, a brass section of seven students called “The Lightning Bolts.” Mr. Burritt announced that “It’s quite possible that this is the first rock and roll band to play on stage in 30 years. It’s definitely the first time in Cardigan history that a brass section has joined. We’re making history!” 

View a gallery of photos and watch the full video of the concert below:

Concert Program

Faded, by Alan Walker
Performed by 7th Grade Handbell Ensemble
Directed by Mrs. Perricone

Allonsanfàn: Rabbia e Tarantella, No. 3, by Ennio Morricone
Performed by the Cardigan Instrumental Ensemble
Directed by Mrs. Perricone

Erie Canal Capers, by Thomas S. Allen
Performed by Logan Huetter ’20, alto saxophone

Take Me Home, Country Roads, by John Denver
Performed by 8 White Y Music Class

How High the Moon, music by Morgan Lewis as performed by Louis Armstrong
Performed by Junzheng “Jerry” Wang ’19, trumpet

Croatian Rhapsody, by Maksim Mrvica
Performed by Zejun “Tommy” Li ’20, piano

Hotel California, by Don Felder
Performed by Jimmy Wu and the Wingnuts

25 or 6 to 4, by Robert Lamm
Performed by Jimmy Wu and the Wingnuts

I Can’t Turn You Loose, by Otis Redding
Performed by Jimmy Wu and the Wingnuts

Tusk, by Lindsey Buckingham
Performed by Jimmy Wu and the Wingnuts, featuring The Lightning Bolts
Directed by Mr. Franco

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