Newport School District

 

 

 

 

 

 

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This website is maintained by members of the Newport Music Department.

 

 

Newport Ensembles

 

     4th Grade Band – The 4th Grade Band begins rehearsing in the fall and performs at the annual spring concert.  The 4th Grade band is under the direction of Mrs. Lisa Mullen.

 

     5th Grade Band – The elementary band is an instrumental ensemble open to students in 5th grade. This group is joined by the 4th Grade Band at performances and is directed by Mrs. Lisa Mullen

 

     4th-5th Grade Chorus – The 4th-5th grade chorus is a vocal ensemble open to students in grades 4-5.  This ensemble is under the direction of Mrs. Amy Finnerty.  

    

     Innovation - Innovation is an auditioned choir made up of students in ninth through twelfth grades. They perform as a chamber group for school concerts, civic performances, and church concerts. They are under the direction of Mrs. Rebecca Wiles and Mrs. Amy Finnerty.

 

     Jazz Band – The Newport Jazz Band is an auditioned jazz band made up of students in grades 6-12. They perform for school concerts, civic performances, and local functions. The Jazz Band plays many styles of music, including swing, rock, funk, latin, ballad, and polka.

 

     Marching Band The Newport High School Marching Band is open to students in grades 7-12.  The marching band consists of instrumentalists and color guard.   The Marching Band performs at all home and away football games, as well as several area parades and competitions, and is under the direction of a certified music educator.

 

     Pit Ensemble The "Pit Band" is open to instrumental students selected by the director.  The pit performs the accompaniment music to the annual high school musical, under the direction of a certified music educator.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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