Sounds of Twilight at Winter’s End

Sounds of Twilight at Winter’s End
Thursday, Mar 29, 2012
6:30 PM
Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage, Carnegie Hall
Alan Combs, Director
Coronado High School Wind Ensemble
Jeffrey Lacoff, Director
Clark High School Concert Band
Charles Cushinery, Director
Clark High School Orchestra
Karen Garrett, Director
Santiago High School Madrigals and Santiago High School Treble Ensemble 
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Participating Ensembles:

Coronado High School Wind Ensemble
Ed W. Clark High School Band
Clark High School Orchestra
Santiago High School Madrigals and Santiago High School Treble Ensemble

Coronado High School Wind Ensemble

The Coronado High School Wind Ensemble is comprised of students in grades nine through twelve. They have consistently received Superior ratings at the Colorado State Concert Band Festival, and have won several 1st Place Trophies at the Cavalcade of Music Festival in Colorado Springs, and at the Heritage Festival in Anaheim, California. The Wind Ensemble is making their second appearance in New York. They performed at the Lincoln Center in 2010 under the auspices of Distinguished Concerts International New York.

Ed W. Clark High School Band

The Ed W. Clark HS Band is proud to represent their school, community, county, and state at many functions, both locally and nationally. The band has performed in competitions and festivals across the country. The wind ensemble consistently receives superior ratings at district festival. The band is regularly represented by many students in the District Honor Band, and All-State Band. Students in the Clark HS Band regularly receive superior ratings at the Zone, Regional, and State level Solo & Ensemble Festival. The marching band has received a superior rating for the past 8 years in a row, winning many competitions, and receiving many awards and accolades. The Drumline and Colorguard regularly take first place trophies in their competitions, as well as traveling to other circuits to compete with groups from California, Arizona, Utah, and Colorado.

The band is proud to march in the Las Vegas Veteran's Day parade every year, for the past 14 years, and is a fixture at all types of events held at Clark HS, as well as many performances in the Las Vegas community, including several prominent conventions every year.

The Clark High School Orchestra has a current enrollment of over 400 students studying in eight sections at four levels - Chamber, Philharmonic, Symphonic and Sonata. Orchestras meet every day.

The orchestra has won numerous awards and accolades at festivals locally and nationally. Many community organizations call on the Clark Orchestra to perform at functions throughout the Las Vegas valley. Clark Orchestra alumni have attended or currently attend such prestigious universities as the Julliard School of Music, Harvard, Yale, Johns Hopkins, MIT, Stanford, UCLA, USC, and Northwestern.

The Clark Orchestra emphasizes the importance of commitment and rigor while encouraging humanistic ideals. Our orchestra is a family dedicated to creating life-long relationships between students, education and music.

Clark High School Orchestra

Santiago High School Madrigals and Santiago High School Treble Ensemble

The Santiago High School Madrigals is a select mixed choir of thirty-two singers comprised of sophomores, juniors and seniors. The Madrigals have consistently earned superior ratings and been invited to local college invitational festivals. They have won first place in Heritage Festival events as well as "placed" in the prestigious Golden State South choir competition. The choir has had an opportunity to sing in such venues as the Kennedy Center, Orchestra Hall in Chicago and Riverside Church in New York. The Santiago Madrigals are honored to be invited to perform at Carnegie Hall.

The Santiago High School Treble Ensemble is a select choir of thirty-three female voices comprised of sophomores, juniors and seniors. Treble Ensemble is one of three fine choral groups at Santiago. This advanced girls' chorus has consistently earned "superior" ratings at local Southern California Vocal Association festivals, Heritage Festivals performances and yearly performances at the Redlands University Women's Festival. The group "placed" in the prestigious Golden State competition and earned the coveted adjudicators award for their outstanding performance in the San Antonio Heritage Festival. Treble Ensemble is honored to be at Carnegie Hall for this performance.