Middle School musicians perform Spring Concert

Posted May 25, 2016 at 5:32 pm

by Steve Peterson

West Sioux Middle School presented its Grades 5-8 Spring Vocal and Instrumental Concert May 9.

Gillian Heirigs is the Grades 5-8 Band Director and James Gullickson is the Grades 6-8 Vocal Director.

Grades Seventh and Eighth Vocal Jazz sang “A-Tisket, A-Tasket,” “So Danco Samba” and “Take the A Train.”

The Fifth Grade Concert Band performed “Banana Boat Song.”

Seventh and Eighth Grade Concert Choir sang “Heartbeat Song,” “Come in From the Firefly Darkness” and “Listen to the Music.”

Sixth Grade Concert Band performed “Stegosaurus (The Gladiator), “Brontosaurs (Gentle Giant) and The Battle (Tyrannosaurus and Triceratops) and “More Cowbell. “

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