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Middle School Students Present Music Memories
Saxophones, part of the woodwind section at Cardozo Middle School, contributes to a performance in the “Music Memories” concert last week, on Wednesday, May 18. The concert was among the final events of the school year, with the Cardozo graduation officially ending the year on May 25. - photo by Ric McGinnis

The Music Department at Cardozo Middle School presented its final concert of the school year, “Music Memories,” in the Community Gymnasium on the CMS campus, on Wednesday, May 18.

First up was the combined Beginning and Advanced Bands, under the baton of Director Dave Howard, playing “Fog on the River,” by Steve Home, the “Mickey Mouse Club March,” arranged by Michael Sweeney. “Power Rock,” and “Turbo Rock” followed, also arranged by Sweeney.

Next up, the Eagle Band performed the “Sorcerer’s Apprentice,” by Douglas Akey, and “Mythos” by Chris M. Bernotas.

Then, the Combined Bands stepped up, playing “Latinesque,” by Bruce Preuninger and “Apollo Fanfare,” by Robert W. Smith.

Following the music, the Eagle Color Guard unit performed three sessions.

After their performance color guard members received trophies and recognition for winning in a competition, earlier in the year.

Cardozo Middle School Music Director Dave Howard leads the school’s band in a performance during last Wednesday’s “Music Memories” concert. The scene was the Community Gymnasium on the CMS campus, on May 18. The Beginning Band, Advanced Band, Eagle Band, and combined bands performed, followed by the Eagle Color Guard. - photo by Ric McGinnis
The trumpet portion of the brass section performs during the “Music Memories” concert presented by the Music Department at Cardozo Middle School last week. The May 18 performance helped close out the school year. - photo by Ric McGinnis