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December 7, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - December 9, 2018 @ 5:00 pm$10.00 – $25.00
THE JOHN BURROUGHS HIGH SCHOOL Vocal and Instrumental Music Associations Partner Set to Present THEIR Annual Holiday Spectacular Concert December 7th, 8th and 9th
This YEAR’s PRODUCTION FEATURES 400+ STUDENTS FROM JBHS’ VOCAL MUSIC, INSTRUMENTAL MUSIC, DANCE & TECH CREW PROGRAMS
What better way to get into the spirit of the season than a concert filled with wonderful arrangements of favorite melodies featuring beautiful voices, regal brass, graceful wind instruments, and booming percussion? This is the holiday treat that awaits audiences on Friday, December 7th, Saturday, December 8th and Sunday, December 9th when the John Burroughs High School Vocal Music and Instrumental Music Associations present their annual Holiday Spectacular concert.
This year’s concert, “From: All of us, To: All of you” features over 400 students both on stage and behind-the-scenes. It celebrates the performing arts programs at John Burroughs and promises to leave you filled with joy and amazement at the talent of these youthful performers have to share with you!
The JBHS auditorium stage will be home to the schools four choirs: Powerhouse, Sound Sensations, Sound Waves and Decibelles, along with the Wind Ensemble, Symphonic and Concert Bands, the JBHS Jazz Ensemble, and selected instrumental and vocal solos.
The IMA will follow up recent years act one closer with another show-stopping orchestra piece, “Celtic Carol”. Among other holiday favorites, all the choirs will come together for a fun up-tempo version of White Christmas and in keeping with choir tradition, the concert’s grand finale will feature a special rendition of “Silent Night” with alumni in attendance at each show invited up onstage to take part.
Additionally the school’s Dance Production students, under the direction of Emily Pierce, will perform tap, ballet, contemporary, hip hop and kick styles.
The performing students are supported behind-the-scenes by the JBHS Tech Crew program which is under the direction of Jon King. The Vocal Music Association is under the direction of Brendan Jennings, and the Instrumental Music Association under the direction of Taylor Arakelian, both teachers at John Burroughs High School, who are proud to unite their students in this festive performance which has now become an annual tradition.
Performances are Friday, December 7 at 7 p.m.; Saturday, December 8 at 7 p.m.; and Sunday, December 9th at 2 p.m. in the Burroughs Auditorium, 1920 W. Clark Ave. in Burbank. Ticket can be purchased online at www.jbhsvma.com or www.jbhsima.org and range from $15 for adults to $10 for students and seniors. Reserved seating is also available for $25.
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