Elm Choir Performs at Kaleidoscope '18 as New Concert Season Begins

EPHS Concert Choir performs at Kaleidoscope 2018.

Members of the Elm Middle School Choir perform under the direction of Mr. Michael Popplewell at the 2018 Kaleidoscope Concert, which took place Oct. 4 at Elmwood Park High School. The event featured the Elm and EPHS choirs as well as the EPHS Marching Tigers. (District 401 photo by Dave Porreca)


District 401's 2018-19 concert season began in impressive fashion Oct. 4 with the annual Kaleidoscope Concert at Elmwood Park High School.

The vocal portion of the event featured performances by the Elm Middle School Choir, EPHS Chorale, EPHS Concert Choir, EPHS Swing Choir and the Combined Elm and EPHS Choirs.

All choir performances were directed by Mr. Michael Popplewell, who leads the vocal music programs at both the middle school and high school.

The band portion of the event was devoted to performances by the EPHS Marching Tigers, appearing in full uniform.

The Marching Tigers were directed by Mr. Kyle Rhoades, who leads the band programs at both Elm and EPHS. 

Student leadership was provided by drum majors Jacquelyn Vargas and Carolina Wozniczka.

For a full listing of the concert's musical selections, see the table below.


Kaleidoscope 2018 Program


GROUP

SELECTION

Elm Choir

"The Moon" | Andy Beck

EPHS Chorale

"I Get Along Without You Very Well (except sometimes)" |
Carmichael & Althouse

EPHS Chorale

"Hands Across the Universe" | David Childs

EPHS Concert Choir

"Come Travel With Me" | Scott Farthing

EPHS Concert Choir

"Greensleeves" | arr. Bob Chilcott

EPHS Swing Choir

"Closer to the Flame" | Boersma & Lantz

EPHS Swing Choir

"Ave Verum Corpus" | W.A. Mozart

EPHS Swing Choir

"Come and Go With Me" | arr. K. Shaw

Combined Elm & EPHS Choirs

"Amazing" | Pinkzebra

EPHS Marching Tigers

Entry Cadence | arr. Rhoades

EPHS Marching Tigers

"Eye of the Tiger" | Sullivan & Peterik, arr. Johnnie Vinson

EPHS Marching Tigers

Marching Cadence

EPHS Marching Tigers

2018 Halftime Music: The Incredibles
Part I: "The Glory Days"
Part II: "Life's incredible Again" / "Bob vs. the Omnidroid"
Part III: "Saving Metroville" / "The Incredits"
Music by Michael Giacchino, arr. Jay Bocook, perc. arr. Will Rapp

EPHS Marching Tigers

EPHS School Song | John Philip Sousa, arr. Rhoades


Photos from Kaleidoscope 2018


NOTE: The following is a sample of our Kaleidoscope photo gallery, which can be found here. All photos are by Dave Porreca, D401 web/media specialist. Click any image for a larger view.


Elm Choir, Kaleidoscope Concert 2018


EPHS Concert Choir, Kaleidoscope Concert 2018


EPHS Concert Choir, Kaleidoscope Concert 2018


EPHS Swing Choir, Kaleidoscope Concert 2018


Elm & EPHS Combined Choirs, Kaleidoscope Concert 2018


EPHS Marching Tigers, Kaleidoscope Concert 2018


EPHS Marching Tigers, Kaleidoscope Concert 2018


EPHS Marching Tigers, Kaleidoscope Concert 2018


EPHS Marching Tigers, Kaleidoscope Concert 2018


EPHS Marching Tigers, Kaleidoscope Concert 2018


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