Music in the air at IGS

Parents, caregivers and friends of the community enjoyed hearing from an array of talented performers at the third IGS Music Ensemble Concert for 2018.

Congratulations to all of the dedicated students and staff who put on a vibrant show.

Music Ensemble Concert program:

Senior Orchestra

  • Children of Sanchez by Chuck Mangione, Arr Bob Phillips and Jerry Dennison. This is an arrangement of music written by jazz musician Chuck Mangione for the 1978 film Children of Sanchez.
  • The Magnificent Seven by Elmer Bernstein. The theme from The Magnificent Seven was inspired by composer Aaron Copland, and was a personal favorite of Bernstein.

IGS HSC Music students

  • Milbesos by Jimena Armstrong (Vocal)
  • Merchants of Decay by Celia Davies (Bass Guitar)
  • Son of a Preacher by Vanessa Mitchell (Vocal)
  • Sir Duke by Louis Cook (Bass Guitar)


Jazz Band

  • Go Daddy-O by Scotty Morris arranged by John Berry
  • Chameleon by Herbie Hancock, Paul Jackson and Harvey Mason arranged by Victor Lopez

Senior Vocal Ensemble

  • Capella arrangement After a While by Tony Backhouse, inspired by the 1963 recording by the Duncanaires of the gospel number written by Elmer Sheffield
  • Aba Voi Dila (traditional Georgian song). The lyrics mean “my heart is chained to your heart”.

Symphonic Winds

  • Darklands Legends by Randal D. Standridge. The Symphony is comprised of 5 movements, collected into three works.

IGS Voices

  • Someone Like You by Adele

Wind Orchestra

  • Viva by Jack Wilds
  • Selections from Sing by Michael Brown