||Ensembles of the high
school band and Madrigals performed at the inauguration of The Broadway
condominiums last Friday. The jazz, clarinet, and flute ensembles were
led by band conductor Mrs. Mary Jo Webster, while the Madrigals were accompanied
and conducted by interim conductor Mrs. Connie Jenkins, and Mrs. Janice
Dressed in full concert attire, these
students contributed to the atmosphere of this black tie event, during
which Falls Church Mayor Dan Gardner spoke. The ensembles performed known
pieces like Malagueña, by Ernesto Lecuona and the theme of the Pink
Panther, by Henry Mancini.
The Madrigals performed later, songs
like "La Musica," by Jay Althouse and "O Magnum Mysterium," by Thomas Luis
de Victoria, the hardest piece this choir has attempted yet. For most of
the songs, Mrs. Jenkins accompanied the choir, while Mrs. Nette conducted.
The Broadway is an upscale complex
of condos and shops that has been under construction on Broad Street for
the past two years and is near completion and opening.