Celebration of expression blends music, art together
Art and more will abound at the 16th annual All Glenwood Kids Fine Art Celebration at Glenwood Springs High School this week.Several music concerts and theater performances will highlight the more than 4,000 works of art on display at the school starting at 6 p.m. Friday. Student works will be on display from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Thursday, May 9-12, in the high school gym. Judging results will be available after 6 p.m. Friday.The Glenn Miller Orchestra will bring the big-band legend to life at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 10 in the high school auditorium. The 17-member band has toured since 1956, when the Miller estate founded it in tribute to the original Glenn Miller Band. The orchestra performs original Glenn Miller arrangements as well as more modern big-band music.The Glenwood Springs Community Concert Association, which is sponsoring the event, will admit new season pass holders free. Membership fees pay for admission to five concerts during the 2005-06 season.The Kids Fine Art Celebration will also display student artwork from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday, May 9, in the high school gym. The Glenwood Springs Middle School choir and band will present in the high school auditorium at 7 p.m. that night.The Glenwood Springs High School band and jazz band will perform in the high school auditorium at 7 p.m. Wednesday. The high school choir and drama seniors will present their showcase in the high school auditorium at 7 p.m. Thursday. The Glenwood Springs High School band and jazz band will perform in the high school auditorium at 7 p.m. Wednesday.
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