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Recruiting Replacements: Rogers Student Musicians Offer Lesson

Band, Choir, Orchestra Members Part of Demonstration

Posted: January 29, 2014 at 5 a.m.

STAFF PHOTO FLIP PUTTHOFF Students in the Rogers High School FX Show Choir rehearse Tuesday before a choir and orchestra performance at the high school. The program introduced Rogers fourth-graders to music oppotunities they’ll have starting in the sixth grade. Show choir singers, front frow from left, Manuel Sandoval, Bradley Board and Griffin Hance rehearse with the choir before the performance.

Fourth-graders filled the Rogers High School auditorium Tuesday to hear from orchestra, show choir and band members for an experience teachers hope will guide music participation.

At A Glance

What Did They Play?

High school students demonstrated orchestra and marching band instruments for fourth-graders during Tuesday’s concert.

Percussion: tenor drum, snare drum, bass drum and cymbals

Woodwinds: flute, oboe, clarinet, bass clarinet and bassoon

Stringed instruments: violin, viola, cello and double bass

Brass instruments: trumpet, French horn, trombone and tuba

Source: Staff Report

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