Orchestra ready for state competition

Jamie Tarriela – LRHS News

(LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – On Tuesday, April 25, the LRHS Chamber Orchestra will perform at State Music Performance Assessments (MPAs) at Blake High School in Tampa.

The orchestra will perform four songs and will be graded by judges on a scale from Poor to Superior.

The songs being performed are:

  • Symphony No. 9 by Antonin Dvorak
  • “Themes from the Moldau” by Bedrich Smetana
  • “Humoresque” by Antonin Dvorak
  • “Drifen” by Shirl Jae Atwell

Junior Cypress Potter said, “I’m excited to perform, but I’m a little worried about our performance of Drifen, because I don’t think that we are as prepared as we should be.”