SHS Wind Ensemble to perform at McKnight Center | Arts & Entertainment
The Stillwater Substantial Faculty Wind Ensemble and the Oklahoma State University Wind Ensemble are coming jointly to current a concert – nevertheless yet another in a series of SHS musical collaborations with OSU.
The overall performance will get started at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday at the OSU McKnight Centre for the Performing Arts.
It is situations such as these that are offering SHS pupils a style of the options readily available to them after substantial college.
“We ended up fortunate to host OSU’s horn studio for a put together horn choir concert at the SHS Doing Arts Centre in December,” mentioned Kevin Zamborsky, Director of Bands for Stillwater Public Faculties. “Our pupils had the option to play appropriate together with the OSU horn gamers on some blended pieces, as nicely as executing on our personal and hearing the fantastic efficiency of the OSU horn studio.”
OSU’s Pep Band Assistant Director Devan Moore invited the SHS Pep Band to execute at an OSU basketball video game in February.
Moore refereed a Stillwater JV basketball recreation and stayed for section of the varsity match to listen to the SHS Pep Band.
“She was impressed by equally the enthusiasm and musicality our band exhibited, so she achieved out to me about acquiring our learners join the OSU Spirit Band,” Zamborsky stated. “I’m so glad she approached me with the idea. Our students cherished the prospect to be a section of the excitement of Large 12 Basketball, and it was a excellent way to help bridge the hole concerning substantial university and higher education band packages.”
Tuesday’s live performance is established from a musical backdrop of other terrific achievements for SHS.
SHS Symphonic Band received 31 exceptional ensembles and 33 superior solos out of 69 overall occasions for OSSAA District Solo and Ensemble. 5 situations been given great ratings.
The SHS Wind Ensemble also carried out beneath Zamborsky at Carnegie Corridor in New York Metropolis in 2022.
OSU Director of Bands Bradley Genevro just moved to Stillwater and experienced the possibility to meet up with with SHS directors.
“We are generally seeking for techniques to collaborate with the Stillwater neighborhood,” Genevro explained. “They are wonderful teachers and a excellent workforce.”
Genevro thinks it really is important for large faculty pupils to have a possibility to check out potential chances even though also furnishing finding out experiences for OSU pupils.
“New music delivers connections,” Genevro claimed. “It connects us all.”
Zamborsky claimed alternatives for SHS to collaborate with OSU are amongst the quite a few added benefits of becoming in Stillwater.
“We have remarkable community assist for new music and new music instruction,” Zamborsky explained. “I am so grateful that our learners in Stillwater Public Universities have opportunities to hear to and learn from not only the excellent learners and college from OSU, but also the visitors they convey in to execute at the McKnight Heart.”
Tickets for the concert are available at mcknightcenter.org. Prices are $12 for grownups, $10 for senior citizens and $7 for college students.