Saxony band, choir students perform spring concert


Saxony Lutheran High School hosted a spring concert in its gymnasium May 5. It was an opportunity for band and choir students to perform prior to graduation.
The band played five selections, which included: “Flourish for Wind Band,” by R. Vaughan Williams; “Los Dos Amigos,” by James Swearingen, “In Paths of Truth and Grace,” by Randall Standridge,” Early Hungarian Dances from Gomor,” by Arpad Balazs; and “Galway Bay Overture,” by John O’Reilly.
Perry County students in the band are flute players Audrey Dreyer and Katelin Dreyer, clarinet player Madison Dreyer, bass clarinet player Rylea Lohmann, alto saxophonist Jessee Rauh, tenor saxophonist Austin Buerck; bari saxophonist Wade Eggemeyer; trumpeters Chloe Bollinger, Luke Eggemeyer and Jesse Schupp; trombone players Brock Engert and percussionist Megan Benkendorf.
Those in the concert choir performed the following selections: “I’ll Fly Away,” by Albert Brumley; “In the Garden,” arranged by Lloyd Larsen; “Grateful Praise,” arranged by Keith Christopher; “Count On Me,” by Bruno Mars.
Those in the chamber choir sang the following pieces: “Ad Astra,” by Jacob Narverud, “Homeward Bound,” arranged by Jay Althouse, “Riversong,” by Andy Beck; and “Rewrite the Stars,” arranged by Roger Emerson.


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