The Pony Express

Spring tours, a seniors last high school adventure

Calli Clay, Social Media Editor

April 12, 2015

Once a year, the concert orchestra tours different places around the United States for a weekend as a way to share their music. This year the orchestra is going to St. Louis, Missouri from April 9-12. On tour, they will share their talents with schools who may learn something from them and vice versa. These tours are meant as a way for a musical group...

Relentless focus assures satisfying success

Photo by Amelia Schneider </strong><br /> Concert features an eclectic jumble of music from the four different orchestra ensembles. Each group plays a variety of music, from Mendelssohn to Mozart to Rutter. Junior Jonathan Luk, Concert Orchestra member, practices after school to prepare for the concert. Sophomore Ava Coleman commented, “The pieces [Symphonic Orchestra plays] are kind of a mix of music. They seem fairly simple but have certain aspects to them that needed to be tweaked and mended.”

Calli Clay, Social Media Editor

December 9, 2014

As the auditorium lights went down and the stage lights went up, the crowd silenced and the symphonic orchestra opened with Norman Leyden's Serenade for Strings: Prelude. On Nov. 20, Stillwater had  their annual fall concert. The concert began at 7:30 p.m. and lasted nearly two hours. The orches...

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