Whittier’s Winter Spectacular Fosters Holiday Spirit among Audience Members

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Second grade students at Whittier Elementary presented a concert titled A Winter Spectacular on Wednesday, December 12.  They were accompanied by the Whittier Singers, a third through fifth grade after-school choir.  Part of the show included an audience sing-along, consisting of seasonal standards.  The performance celebrated the beauty of winter and the joys of spending time with family.

In preparation for the concert, pupils learned a variety of musical numbers, collaborated to design choreography, and created artwork to decorate the performance space.  Musical selections included a rap about turkeys, a song of peace, an upbeat song about Santa, a reimagining of the 12 days of Christmas, a medley from the Polar Express, and a collection of jazzy holiday classics.  Music teacher Evan McIntyre directed the singers.