Boardman Center Intermediate and Glenwood Junior High proudly present two great winter band concerts on Wednesday, January 9 and Thursday, January 10!
The 5th and 7th grade band winter concert is Wednesday, January 9. The 6th and 8th grade band winter concert featuring our Glenwood 8th grade jazz ensemble is Thursday, January 10. Both concerts are at 7 PM in the Boardman High School Performing Arts Center.
These concerts will showcase the combined efforts of the Boardman Center Intermediate School and Glenwood Junior High School band programs. Our 8th grade jazz ensemble is directed by our very own high school band director Mr. Thomas Ruggieri! Many students are featured on improvisation solos in various musical styles. Our jazz ensemble will perform arrangements of Hip Hug Her, Feeling Good, and The Blues Walk.
We are proud to also feature our middle school bands on a wide variety of music. Our 5th grade band will perform music from their method book and end their portion of the concert with Turbo Rock by Michael Sweeney. 6th grade selections include music from the 50’s: Rock Around the Clock by Bill Haley and His Comets, What’d I Say by Ray Charles, and The Isley Brothers’ Shout. Popular music including Feel It Still by Portugal, Havana by Camila Cabello and Thunder by Imagine Dragons will display our talented 7th grade band. Our 8th grade band will showcase popular favorites including Bruno Mars’ That’s What I Like, See You Again by Wiz Khalifa and recently released movie music from The Greatest Showman and Star Wars: The Last Jedi.
Admission/donations accepted at the door: Adults $3.00, Students $2.00, Senior Citizens/Preschool Free.