Newburgh Free Academy Celebrates 89 Year Tradition and Performs Winter Concert
Newburgh Free Academy, Main Campus Music Department presented their 89th Annual Winter Concert this week. Performances included A Capella Mixed Chorus, Wind Ensemble, Orchestra, Madrigals, and an arrangement with the Full Orchestra, A Cappella Chorus, Alumni, and Guests.
A Capella Mixed Chorus ,conducted by Ms. Jillian Caci with Mrs. Karin McCartney accompanying on piano, the students sand Jabula Jesu, Refuge, and No Matter. Ranges included Soprano, Alto, Tenor, and Bass.
Wind Ensemble, conducted by Mr. Christopher Zoutis, performed A Jubilant Entrance, A Trumpeter’s Lullaby, and Masque. Instruments included: Oboe, Flute, Clarinet, Bass Clarinet, Alto Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone, Baritone Saxopone, Trombone, Trumpet, French Horn, Baritone, Tuba, and Percussion.
Orchestra, conducted by Mrs. Monica Anronelli-Guido, performed Veni, Veni (O Come, O Come, Emmanuel), Boreas, The Cold North Wind, and Wizards of Winter. Instruments included: Violin I, Violin II, Viola, Cello, and Bass.
Madrigals, conducted by Ms. Jillian Caci, performed Lacrymosa from Requiem with Newburgh Chamber Ensemble, Walking on the Green Grass, Alleluia, and Silent Night. Ranges included Soprano, Alto, Tenor, and Bass.
The final performance of the night celebrated the 89th year of inviting guests and alumni to join in the performance with the Full Orchestra and A Cappella Chorus. Joined by guest conductor, Mr. Dean Aulogia, NFA Class of 1989, the group filled the stage to sing Hallelujah Chorus from Messiah.