KUSD to present 57th Orchestra Festival March 9 & 10 | Kenosha Unified School District

KUSD to present 57th Orchestra Festival March 9 & 10

2019 Orchestra Festival- Saturday, March 9, 2019, at 6:30 p.m. and Sunday, March 10, 2019, at 1:30 p.m. at Indian Trail High School and Academy, 6800 60th St., Kenosha, WI 53144

Kenosha Unified School District’s 57th Annual Orchestra Festival will be presented on Saturday, March 9, 2019, at 6:30 p.m. and Sunday, March 10, 2019, at 1:30 p.m. in the Indian Trail High School and Academy field house. The event will feature performances by nearly 1,400 elementary, middle, high and charter school string students. Additional high school band students also will perform with the full orchestras.

Tickets are available at the KUSD Fine Arts website. All seats are reserved and patrons can choose between the field house performance venue ($10 adult, $8 students/staff/seniors) or live-feed video auditorium seating ($4). Both performances will be live-streamed on Channel 20 and at the KUSD YouTube channel. This event traditionally sells out, and tickets cannot be guaranteed at the door.

This year's guest conductor, Young Kim, is currently the director of orchestras at Johns Creek High School in Johns Creek, Ga. He is a graduate of Georgia State University where he received a bachelor’s in music and a master’s in music education. He has taught and directed orchestras at the elementary, middle and high school levels for the past 31 years.

Participating schools and their directors are; Heather Kamikawa, Bradford High School; Angela Barone, Brompton School; Heather Kamikawa, Bullen Middle School; Haven Wells, Dimensions of Learning Academy; Robert Wells, Harborside Academy/Lakeview Academy; Kevin Stewart, Indian Trail High School and Academy; Keith Robinson, Kenosha School of Technology Enhanced Curriculum; Lindsay Pytel, Lance Middle School; Jennifer Marvin, Lincoln Middle School; Allison Millsaps, Mahone Middle School; Helen Breitenbach, Tremper High School; Todd DeBoer, Washington Middle School; Lorikaye Kristiansen, Serena Terra, Jessica DeBoer and Elizabeth Tercek, elementary orchestra.

For additional information, please contact Scott Plank, coordinator of fine arts, at 262-359-8388 or splank@kusd.edu.

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