Gallery: Portsmouth musicians play songs for scholarships

Photos by Rich Dionne
Mark Tenenbaum of the Jazz Band takes a solo on John LaBarbera's "Dancing Men." Ross Wheeler is seated to his right. Photos by Rich Dionne Mark Tenenbaum of the Jazz Band takes a solo on John LaBarbera's "Dancing Men." Ross Wheeler is seated to his right.

Photos by Rich Dionne Mark Tenenbaum of the Jazz Band takes a solo on John LaBarbera's "Dancing Men." Ross Wheeler is seated to his right.

Photos by Rich Dionne
Mark Tenenbaum of the Jazz Band takes a solo on John LaBarbera’s “Dancing Men.” Ross Wheeler is seated to his right.

Soprano Claire O'Connor has the spotlight during the Concert Chorus' performance of a medley from "Les Miserables."

Soprano Claire O’Connor has the spotlight during the Concert Chorus’ performance of a medley from “Les Miserables.”

PORTSMOUTH — The high school’s talented crop of students made beautiful music for a good cause Tuesday night.

The Portsmouth High School Music Department hosted its annual Scholarship Concert that featured performances from the Concert Chorus, Concert Band, Symphonic Band and Jazz Band.

Watch a video of the Jazz Band performing here:

The concert raised money for the Portsmouth Music Boosters’ various scholarships offered to graduating seniors.

The Joy Magliocco Music Scholarship is awarded to a student planning on majoring in music in college. It’s named after the active band student at Portsmouth who died in a fatal sledding accident in 1974.

The Raymond W. Ainsworth Scholarship, named after the retired former band director, goes to a band student. First preference is given to students who plan to major in music in college.

Another scholarship is awarded to a member of the chorus, with first preference given to students who plan to major in music in college.

For more information, visit the Music Booster’s website here.

Authors

Related posts

Top