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5 Roxborough Schools Showcase Musical Talents to Community

Winter showcase brings elementary, middle and high school students together Tuesday night.

Music and art bring a community together once again.

Covering nearly every public school in Roxborough-Manayunk, a Winter Music Showcase will debut Tuesday at Roxborough High School.

Nicholas D'Orsaneo IV, choir director/music specialist for local elementary school students, leads the multi-age, multi-school event that shows off Roxborough students musical skills in song and instrumentation. 

The free event Jan. 8 starts at 6 p.m., with the doors to the Roxborough High School auditorium opening at 5:30 p.m.

Participating schools include Dobson, Cook-Wissahickon and Shawmont Elementary Schools; AMY Northwest Middle School; and Roxborough High School.

The concert will exhibit vocal ensembles and a combined band & orchestra.

Additionally, local merchants get in on the community event through raffle donations. 

Contact D'Orsaneo at ndorsaneo@philasd.org with any questions.

Katie Katz January 08, 2013 at 06:54 PM
What a l great collaboration for all the local Roxborough Schools sharing their creativity! What a wonderful music teacher from Cook Wissahickon...way to go Mr. D!
Janice Soulas January 09, 2013 at 02:09 AM
The concert was great!! All the students did a wonderful job!! I can't wait for the next one!!!
SMako January 09, 2013 at 02:19 AM
where is a link to the WHYY segment taped tonight?

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