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Loyola Academy's Orchestra Performs Pop Hits

The Spring Orchestra Concert took place in the Loyola Academy Chapel on the evening of May 3 and featured the talents of Loyola's combined orchestras, guitar ensemble and beginning guitar performing well known hits such as "Hallelujah" by Leonard Cohen, "Skyfall" by Adele and "The Pink Panther" by Henri Mancini.

To watch a recording of the concert, click here.
The concert proceeded on the following program:

Beginning Guitars

"Hallelujah," by Leonard Cohen

Guitar Ensemble
"Libertango," by Astor Piazzola

Combined Orchestras
"Horizon West," by Chris Thomas
With Beginning Strings
Anna Miller, piano
Patrick Rustandi, video presentation
Anika Lazic, program announcer

"The Avengers," by Alan Silvestri (arr. Larry Moore)
Jack McBrearty, piano
Bill Brandstrader, drumkit
Katie Bennett, video presentation
Sofia Zlatkovic, program announcer

"The Pink Panther," by Henry Mancini (arr. Robert Longfield)
Danny Blanchard, piano
Anna Miller, triangle
Bill Brandstrader, drumkit
Giorgi D’Angelo & Julia Narkun, video presentation
Samuel Cho, program announcer

"You Are the Reason," by Calum Scott
John McBrearty, piano
Casey Lyons, solo voice
Sofia Zlatkovic, video presentation
Emelia D’Anniballe, program announcer

"Kingdom Dance," by Alan Menken (arr. Robert Longfield)
Abigail Lavaccare, piano
Jack McBrearty, tambourine & triangle
Bill Brandstrader, drumkit
Ryan Susanto, solo violin
James Casey, video presentation
Katie Bennett, program announcer

"Besame Mucho," by Consuelo Velazquez (arr. James Kazik)
Abigail Lavaccare, piano
Bill Brandstrader, dumkit
Danny Blanchard, congas
Anna Miller, maracas
Brenda Fernandez, guitar
David Reyes, program announcer

"Skyfall," by Adele Adkins (arr. Larry Moore)
Danny Blanchard, piano
Peter Scheidt, electric bass
Bill Brandstrader, drumkit
James O’Connor, video presentation
Karolina Doroszkiewicz, program announcer

"The Devil went Down to Georgia," by Charlie Daniels (arr. Laura Schumann)
James O'Connor, piano
Casey Lyons, solo voice
Ryan Susanto, solo fiddler 1
Katie Bennett, solo fiddler 2
Amanda Rajkovich, solo fiddler 3
James Casey, solo fiddler 4
Peter Scheidt, electric bass
Katie Bennett, picture slideshow
James Casey, program announcer
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