If You Go Band and Orchestra Will Steal the Show

If You Go Band and Orchestra Will Steal the Show

Kihlee Amaral





On May 22nd, the hard work and preparation from Greenway’s concert band and orchestra is finally put to rest in their performance at the Graduation Ceremony. The students have been practicing for hours on end, perfecting their pieces and ensuring that every note is played to the best of their abilities. The dedication and passion that these students have for music is truly inspiring, and it shows in every performance they give. The concert band and orchestra are a testament to the talent and hard work of the students here at Greenway, and their upcoming performance is sure to be a must-see event for music lovers and school supporters.








They are making waves in the music world with their incredible performances and impressive skill. These talented musicians have been honing in on their craft for years, and it shows in the stunning performances they put on for audiences. At a recent concert, the band and orchestra played a variety of pieces that showcased their versatility and musicality. From classical masterpieces to modern pop hits, the musicians played with precision and passion, bringing each piece to life with their virtuosic playing.







The concert began with a stirring rendition of At the Speed of Light by Gary P. Gilroy, West Highlands Sojourn by Robert Sheldon, and Jupiter by Gustav Holst, played with finesse and elegance by the concert band. The audience was captivated by the beauty and complexity of the piece, which was made all the more impressive by the skill of the musicians. Next up was the orchestra, who played a lively medley of songs which consisted of Across the Wind by Doug Spata, The Storm Chasers by Mark Loretz, Bluebells Variations by Percy Hall and The Chase by David Shaffer. The orchestra members were dressed in matching clothing, with all their instruments on the stage with them. The crowd clapped along to the catchy tunes, impressed by the orchestra’s harmonies.







Throughout the concert, it was clear that the members of the concert band and orchestra were incredibly talented and dedicated to their craft. They had spent countless hours practicing and rehearsing, honing their skills and perfecting their performances. However, it wasn’t just their technical abilities that stood out: their passion and love for music shone through every note they played. Band and orchestra members alike recognize the challenges of learning new pieces, the importance of teamwork and collaboration, and the joy they felt when they finally got a piece just right. They also feel a sense of community and belonging that came with being a part of the band and orchestra, as well as how much they appreciate the support of their fellow members and their audience.








“I really enjoyed the concert. It was fun ending the year with everyone. I have high hopes for everyone in the future,” Junior Elijah Garcia said.

“I was really inspired by my classmates creativity,” Sophomore Jazmine Maddeaux said.

“That night was a fantastic last concert experience with my groups and all of my musical friends. I’m so thankful I had they experience to prepare for that connect with all of those ensembles, and I wouldn’t change the journey for anything else. Keep rocking on, Greenway Band, Orchestra, and Percussion friends,” Senior Evelyn Delaney said.








Overall, the concert band and orchestra at Greenway High School are a true testament to the power of music to inspire and uplift. These talented musicians are making a name for themselves in the music world, and it’s clear that they have a bright future ahead of them.