GPS Instrumental Program Has Fall Concert Tuesday

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

The Girls Preparatory School Instrumental Program will present its fall concert on Tuesday at 7 p.m. The concert will be held in the GPS Frierson Theatre, on the school’s campus at 205 Island Ave. 

Students will present both light and serious classical music by composers from Mozart to Tchaikovsky, Broadway to Baroque, and country to Gaelic. Performing groups include the GPS McCallie Honors Orchestra, the GPS McCallie Middle School Bands, Tango Strings, and the GPS Orchestras. There will be more than 100 students on stage for the grand finale.

Soloists include McCallie Senior Allen Liu, GPS Senior Margaret Lim, GPS Juniors Olivia Combs, and GPS Sophomores Allison Lockhart, Komal Patri, Claire Lindeman. 

Instrumental Music Director Mary Baxter said she is eager for her students to showcase their talents. “These students put in countless hours of practice and preparation before this concert,” Baxter says. “I’m inspired by their dedication and excited to share this experience with our community.” 

Additional upcoming music performances for the schools includes Candlelight Concerts at McCallie, Dec. 1-2; Caroling with the Fishes at the Tennessee Aquarium, Dec. 3; McCallie Middle School Winter Concert at McCallie Chapel, Dec. 5; the GPS Spring Concert, March 13; and the McCallie Middle School Spring Concert, April 24. 

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