Bands open new McCormick gym with holiday concert


Ready, set, waiting for the bands…an excited crowd awaits the first event, a band concert, at McCormick Middle School gymnasium.


Members of the McCormick Middle School sixth grade band played “A Holly Jolly Christmas.”


Wave to your families, band director Antoinette Novotny, urges sixth grade band members before the concert starts.


The Wellington High School wind ensemble wows the crowd with “Christmas Presence.”


The seventh grade band rounds out the night with “Jingle Bell Rock.”


Photos by Catherine Gabe | Wellington Enterprise

McCormick Middle School’s new gym debuted during the Wellington Schools holiday concert Thursday, Dec. 10. The event featured music by the sixth and seventh grade bands, the Wellington High School wind ensemble, percussion ensemble, and concert band. The musicians played both traditional and modern Christmas and holiday songs.

Ready, set, waiting for the bands…an excited crowd awaits the first event, a band concert, at McCormick Middle School gymnasium.

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Ready, set, waiting for the bands…an excited crowd awaits the first event, a band concert, at McCormick Middle School gymnasium.

Members of the McCormick Middle School sixth grade band played “A Holly Jolly Christmas.”

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Members of the McCormick Middle School sixth grade band played “A Holly Jolly Christmas.”

Wave to your families, band director Antoinette Novotny, urges sixth grade band members before the concert starts.

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Wave to your families, band director Antoinette Novotny, urges sixth grade band members before the concert starts.

The Wellington High School wind ensemble wows the crowd with “Christmas Presence.”
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/25/2015/12/web1_IMG_9916.jpgThe Wellington High School wind ensemble wows the crowd with “Christmas Presence.”

The seventh grade band rounds out the night with “Jingle Bell Rock.”
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/25/2015/12/web1_IMG_9906.jpgThe seventh grade band rounds out the night with “Jingle Bell Rock.”