|K-6 music classes to present operettas, concert next week|
The kindergarten through sixth grade music classes will present two evenings of music next week in the school complex on East 9th Street.
The sixth grade class will present two operettas on Monday night, beginning at 7 p.m.
Dennis Batterman’s homeroom will present a setting of “Lewis and Clark,” a story based on the historic trip of Lewis and Clark through the Louisiana Purchase.
Sherryl Clevenger’s homeroom will present an operetta titled “The Time Machine,” which is a series of vignettes covering western history as far back as the ancient Greek culture.
Both operettas feature dialogue, solo and ensemble music, choreography and costuming.
The kindergarten-fifth grade classes will present a concert in the Longhorn gym on Tuesday, beginning at 7 p.m. Soloists for this production include Miah Long, Tristan Cochran, Gentry Fisher, Hayden Bahler, Johnathan Chavira, Stevie Baker, Josie Peterson, Shaylee Dorn, Brittanie Benge, Parker Dillan, Ashley Bubak and Shelby Bigham.
Dr. J. Gordon Christensen is the music director for both events.
For the operettas, several sixth grade parents have organized costuming, sets, snack and supervision committees to facilitate after school rehearsals and the production itself. Also assisting are Luke Peterson as Dr. Christensen’s teacher’s aide; Marilee Wallin, Lynn Luhrs and Jill Bauerle as rehearsal assistants; and Janet Sheaffer and the Imperial Community Players’ costume shop.
The public is invited to attend each music event, free of charge. Everyone is welcome.