Boardman bands end the school year with concert

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Neighbors | Zack Shively.Musical teachers Michael Shevock and Timothy Tuite directed the three bands that performed at the spring band concert. They had students read introductions to each of the songs. Pictured, a student introduced "Thinking Out Loud."

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Neighbors | Zack Shively.Boardman Center Intermediate School's fifth- and sixth-grade bands performed their spring concert with Glenwood Junior High School's seventh-grade band on May 31. Pictured, the fifth-grade band played "Hot Fudge Sundae" during the concert.

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Neighbors | Zack Shively.Each of the three Boardman bands played a six song set during the spring concert. The sixth-grade band began their show with "Bells!" Pictured, the sixth grade band performed "Let It Rock."

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Neighbors | Zack Shively.The seventh-grade band closed out the spring concert. They began their performance with "Above and Beyond," pictured, and closed out the show with "Madcap Mallet Mania."

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Neighbors | Zack Shively.The fifth-, sixth- and seventh-grade bands performed classical compositions as well as band reditions of popular songs. The fifth grade ended their set of songs with "Hang on Sloopy" by The McCoys, the sixth-grade band performed "Funkytown" by Lipps Inc. and the seventh-grade band played "Thinking Out Loud" by Ed Sheeran.

By ZACK SHIVELY

zshively@vindy.com

Three Boardman bands had their spring concert in the Boardman Performing Arts Center on May 31.

Center Intermediate’s fifth- and sixth-grade bands and Glenwood Junior High School’s seventh-grade band performed at the concert. Music teachers Michael Shevock and Timothy Tuite directed the bands.

The fifth grade began the program with “March on the Seas.” They played a total of six songs during their performance, such as “Indigo Rock” and “Big Bass Boogie.” This group just started playing their instruments at the beginning of the school year, so it displayed the talents they fostered during the year.

The sixth grade followed the group up with a set of six more songs, beginning with “Bells!” They finished their group of songs with “The Star Spangled Banner.” A student walked up to the microphone to discuss the history of the national anthem before the song.

Glenwood Junior High School’s seventh-grade ensemble closed out the show. They also played six songs, beginning with “Above and Beyond” and ending with “Madcap Mallet Mania.”

Each of the performances featured a popular song. The fifth grade finished their set of songs with “Hang on Sloopy” by The McCoys, the sixth grade performed “Funkytown” by Lipps Inc. and the seventh grade did a band rendition of “Thinking Out Loud” by Ed Sheeran.

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