District Band Concert held at
Santa Paula High School Auditorium
The Santa Paula Unified School District all District Band Concert was held Thursday, April 10 at Santa Paula High School Auditorium. District-Wide 5th Grade Advanced Band, Mrs. Kathy Thorne, Conductor, select 5th graders from all 6 Elementary school sites.
Conducting the band was Isbell Middle School Concert Band, Scott Kneff; Santa Paula High School Band, Doug Kadansky, and Jerry Cruz Assistant Conductor. The Isbell Middle School Chorus was conducted by Ms. Donna Nelson. The 1st Annual District-Wide Concert showcased school music programs and celebrated the Santa Paula Unified School District. Students from grades 5-12 performed. Their is hope to continue the tradition every spring. Students gathered at the Santa Paula High School auditorium to rehearse a massed band Finale, “America the Beautiful”, with all bands playing and the Isbell Chorus singing from the balcony. Musicians wore traditional black and white concert attire.
Special guests that were in attendance: Supt. Alfonso Gamino, Asst Supt. Robin Freeman, School Board members Kelsey Stewart and Diana Ponce-Gomez.