Junior violinist Rosella Liu ’20 is slated to perform with the 2019 Massachusetts Music Educators All-State Orchestra on Saturday. The All-State Concert will be held at Symphony Hall in Boston this weekend (March 2). She was chosen for this prestigious honor through a competitive audition process held this year at the district and all-state levels.
The competition starts with over 7,000 students from across the state vying for only 1,600 positions to perform in one of the 20 ensembles (bands, orchestras, jazz bands and choirs) at the district level. Individual musicians perform selected music for a panel of judges who rank each instrument or vocal part. From this ranking, a select group of musicians advances from their district to compete against musicians from the four other districts in the state. The highest-ranking musicians judged at the All-State Auditions in January form the All-State Honors groups (about 500 musicians). Only the top 7% of musicians who initially audition for districts become All-State musicians. For Rosella Liu, this was her first time to be selected as an All-State musician.
The All-State student musicians participate in three days of rehearsals directed by nationally recognized conductors during the MMEA All-State Festival and Concert. Their performance at Symphony Hall is certainly a highlight of their high school music experience and is one that they will remember for years to come.
The Tabor Academy Instrumental Music Department invites you to a morning of music! The students in the String Ensemble and Wind Ensemble have been working hard to bring you music through the decades and from around the world. Works by Peter Warlock, Leroy Anderson, The Rolling Stones, Jim Curnow, Billie Eilish, Queen, the writers of “La La Land,” and an arrangement by our own Kyohei Tabata '20, make up the program for this year’s Winter Concert. Whether you listen from near or far, we hope you enjoy the concert.
Please join the Tabor Academy choristers for a traditional holiday concert of Christmas music on December 15 at 7:30 PM in Wickenden Chapel, 86 Spring Street, Marion, MA. The event is free and open to the public. The concert will be live-streamed on the Tabor Academy Facebook page.
Please join John Quirk, Head of School and hosts Mr. and Mrs. Lee Pokoik '63 GP '23 for a cruising reception aboard the Marina Jack II 2 Marina Plaza Sarasota 2:00pm. - 4:00pm (boarding promptly at 1:45pm)
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