Image

9:21 PM / Tuesday May 11, 2021

12 Mar 2012

Over 400 students participate in the annual All Philadelphia High School Music Festival at the Kimmel Center

  • Facebook
  • Twitter
March 12, 2012 Category: Local Posted by:

ABOVE PHOTO: Student musician Sean Bennett revels in glory after Conductor Luizzi presents him with an award for best instrumentalist.

(Photos by Thaddeus Govan Jr.)

 

Last Monday evening, the School District of Philadelphia celebrated the annual All Philadelphia High School Music Festival. 7:30 PM in the Kimmel Center’s Verizon Hall.

 

Over 400 students hailing from numerous high schools throughout the city participated, with NBC 10 News Co-Anchor Renee Chenault-Fattah serving as Mistress of Ceremonies.

 

Image

The concert featured the All City Choir, Band, and Orchestra and highlighted the winner of the 2012 All City Concerto Competition, Sean Bennett, performing Vivaldi’s Winter from the Four Seasons. Also featured was the premiere of the All City Trumpet Ensemble and a stirring grand finale: selections from Carl Orff’s Carmina Burana.

  • Facebook
  • Twitter

Leave a Comment

Recent News

Sports

Black Women in Sport Foundation, Coeur Sport, and USA Triathlon announce inaugural Women’s Power Up Triathlon grant winners

May 7, 2021

Tweet Share Pin Email  What do you call women role models with bucket lists? Triathletes.  Black Women...

Oasis

Happy Mother’s Day to two great women

May 7, 2021

Tweet Share Pin Email By Napoleon F. Kingcade Mother’s Day is a special day that gives honor...

Go With The-Flo

Meghan Markle has written her first children’s book called “The Bench”

May 7, 2021

Tweet Share Pin Email ABOVE PHOTO: Meghan Markle (Photo: Kathy Hutchins / Shutterstock) By Florence Anthony Tongues...

Week In Review

Records: Ma’Khia Bryant’s sister sought help before shooting

May 7, 2021

Tweet Share Pin Email ABOVE PHOTO: Mourners are seen wearing shirts with Ma’Khia Bryant’s picture as they...

Seniors

Senior safety campaign in response to rising senior fire deaths

May 7, 2021

Tweet Share Pin Email BPT U.S. Fire Administration data shows since January, more than 285 older adults...

Health

Why it’s never too early to make a long-term care plan

May 7, 2021

Tweet Share Pin Email STATEPOINT Americans are living longer than ever before, and with continually rising health...

The Philadelphia Sunday Sun Staff