As the name says Evening of Art &
Music, the evening provided as much fun and enjoyment of music
as it did of art. Brad Bessonen is the school's Music Director.
He does an outstanding job with his young musicians.
The Ewen Trout Creek School District has
approximately 255 students. After attending an Evening of the
Arts you might think that all 255 play in band or sing in the
choir. The school does have a very large student
participation in the music program. Brad Beeenon does a
great job cultivating the young students who really stick with
the program after 5th grade. In most cases those students not
continuing on with band do so because of scheduling conflicts.
The youngsters really enjoy playing for Bessonen and it is very
This year the spring Music Concert consisted
of performances by the fifth grade band, 6th and 7th grade band, the J8th
through 12th Grade Band Band. The evening of Art and Music
concluded with a performance of the 8th - 12th Grade Choir.
Pictured above the E.T.C. Fifth Grade Band.
The band performed: La Cucaracha, Theme from the 1812 Overture,
and Flaming Arrow
Brad told the audience that this was
the hardest working fifth grade band ever, and that they had an
amazing work ethic. They were the first band to complete their
Elementary Methods Book.
Pictured above is the E.T.C. 6th and 7th Grade Band
The Band played: Silver Scepter
Ancient Voices and The Raiders March
above Music Director Brad Besonen, introduces Emily mayer, Ass't
Director. Emily has been working at Ewen-Trout Creek as a
above - the Eighth through Twelfth Grade Band.
The band performed: the National
Emblem March, Three Ayres From Gloucester, As Summer Was
Just Beginning, and the The River of Life
Pictured above and below is the E.T.C. Eighth through Twelfth Grade Choir
The Choir sang: Stand By Me,
Danny Boy, Seasons of Love, On The Other Side, and Don't Stop
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