Performing Arts

 
JWPMS spread holiday cheer

JWPMS spread holiday cheer

James W. Parker Middle School 5th and 6th grade choir students headed to the center of downtown Edinboro to spread the holiday cheer! Some family and friends joined in and participated in the celebration!

 
GM students join Erie Philharmonic for holiday concert

GM students join Erie Philharmonic for holiday concert

General McLane High School students will join the Erie Philharmonic for their annual holiday concert, “Come Home for the Holidays” Local tenor Daniel Cabanillas will star as vocal soloist alongside the Erie Philharmonic Chorus and General McLane Vocal Jazz Ensemble. The show takes place December 2 and is conducted by […]

 
GM Students Perform in Disney

GM Students Perform in Disney

The General McLane Marching Band and Jazz Ensemble performed in Disney on Sunday and Monday.  This is an annual trip where students perform in the holiday parade at the Magic Kingdom, as well as onstage at Disney’s resort. In addition to the performances, the students enjoy the Magic of the parks and celebrate the […]

 
Donor Appreciation Night for Wing

Donor Appreciation Night for Wing

General McLane School District held a Donor Appreciation Evening last week in honor of those who supported the Performing Arts Wing. Donors were invited to tour the new wing following the Vocal Jazz Concert. A reception was also held. More than $120,000 was raised through generous donations through the General […]

 
Vocal Jazz students take a lesson from Broadway star

Vocal Jazz students take a lesson from Broadway star

Renowned Broadway performer Lisa Vroman met with General McLane High School Vocal Jazz students today.  She offered students advice on achieving music success beyond high school and also worked one-on-one with three leads for our upcoming musical, The Little Mermaid. GMHS will perform The Little Mermaid as this year’s high school musical. Tickets […]

 
JWPMS hosts 2017 Talent Show

JWPMS hosts 2017 Talent Show

The 2017 Talent Show at James W. Parker Middle School took place last week. Caleigh Meyer won first place, Dylan Throop earned second,  Julia Esposito earned third and Meredith Moore earned the Director’s Award. The show is directed by JWPMS teacher Kate Amatuzzo. This year’s stage manager was Ryan Hess; lights were done by Alayna & […]

 
HS choir students visit NYC

HS choir students visit NYC

General McLane High School choir students visited New York City last week and kept quite busy with a variety of educational learning opportunities. Students visited a series of sites, including: Battery Park, the 911 Memorial Museum, Times Square, Highline and Old City Hall.  They also enjoyed Broadway shows such as: The Great Comet of […]

 
Kiser advances to Nationals for Reflections

Kiser advances to Nationals for Reflections

James W. Parker Middle School sixth grader Chloe Kiser placed first in the state and will be moving on to the National Level of the PTA Reflections Contest. Kiser’s “The Finish Line” took the top award at the intermediate level for Musical Composition. This year’s theme was “What is your […]

 
GM seniors advance to Dance Worlds

GM seniors advance to Dance Worlds

‘ General McLane High School seniors Amanda Laughlin and Libby Myers will be headed to Orlando this April for the annual United States All Star Federation (USASF) Dance Worlds™ competition. Laughlin and Myers will be competing as part of the Dance Vibe Senior Hip-Hop Team. Their team received their bid and will now compete against hundreds of USASF member […]

 
McKean students visit Children’s Museum

McKean students visit Children’s Museum

Yesterday, McKean Elementary’s AS class visited the ExpERIEnce Children’s Museum. We think it’s safe to say they had some fun on this community based outing!