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R-VI students shine at concert

Posted on Wednesday, April 18, 2012 at 8:43 am

The Community R-VI 5th and 6th grade choir performs during the Spring Music Concert at Community R-VI on Thursday, April 12.

Community R-VI held its annual Spring Music Concert entitled “Art of Music” on Thursday, April 12 at Community R-VI High School.
The event, under the direction of Eva Eikel and Rose Wilburn, was held in conjunction with the Art Show and Silent Auction facilitated by Darla Deimeke.
Winners of the Art Show were:
Middle School Painting-Katilyn Foreman
Middle School Drawing-Courtney Wieberg
High School Painting-Jewelee Wynn
High School Drawing-Megan Schmelling
Color Pencil-Russell Lovelace
3D Art-Kalene Chism
Best of Show-Megan Schmelling
Viewer’s Choice Award-Katie DeVore and Sarah Miller
The concert began with the choir singing “Can’t Fight This Feeling,” “Happy Together,” and “I See the Light.”
The 4th grade played their recorders to “When the Saints Go Marching In” and “Chopstix.”
The 5th grade band played “Latin Magic” while being accompanied by Jesse Craft, Dana Schulte, Clint Graves, and Curtis Lierheimer. Community R-VI’s 5th and 6th grade choir performed “Piney Mountain Home” followed by the 6th grade intermediate band’s performance of “If” and “La Cucaracha.” They were accompanied by Jesse Craft, Dana Schulte, Clint Graves, and Curtis Lierheimer. The 5th-8th grade choir followed with “We Are the Children of Tomorrow.” Community R-VI’s 7th-High School Band performed “Old Bill Bailey March,” “Invicta,” “Kachina: Chant & Spirit Dance,” and “Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End.” The Middle School Choir sang “Route 66.”

Russell Lovelace, left, receives the Color Pencil award

“Menagerie,” a school rock band, finished the concert by performing four selections.
They performed “Dance, Dance” by Fall Out Boys, “Valentine’s Day” by Linkin Park, “Satisfaction” by The Rolling Stones, and “Kryptonite” by Three Doors Down.
Organizers of the event thank the Art Department, students who submitted art work, parents/students, custodial staff, community, teachers/staff, and piano players DeAnn Gould and Mary Thomas for their support of the event.