On March 24, 2015, Montverde Academy, in conjunction the Montverde Academy Music Conservatory, presented a recital, “A Music in School Month Concert,” at 7 PM inside the Sandra O. Stephens Fine Arts Auditorium. The concert was free of charge, open to the public, and directed by directed by Mr. Brandon Bangle, Instrumental Music Instructor, Mr. Aubrey Connelly-Candelario, MVA Chair of Fine Arts and the Director of the Montverde Academy Conservatory, Ms. Lillian Green, Director of Instrumental Music, and Mrs. Mincy, MVA Conservatory Accompanist/Piano Instructor. Presenters for the musical performance included Montverde Academy’s Chamber Choir, Concert Choir, Intermediate and Advances Strings, Advanced Band, Guitar Club, and Select Choir. The technical director for the wonderfully executed musical performance was Mrs. Kathy Wiebe. “Music in Our Schools Month,” took place in March. The annual event was originated thirty years ago, and is now recognized nationwide. As part of a campus celebration and honor of “Music in Our Schools Month,” MVA held several planned concerts (including a Lower and Middle school concerts), as well as other other impromptu musical happenings across campus throughout last month. The evening’s performance order was as follows:

  • Groovin’ – Conservatory Chamber Choir
  • Someone to Watch Over Me – Select Choir Soloist, Carlyn Rosario
  • Add A Riff – Sel. Choir
  • Ticket to the Kingdom – Combined Choirs
  • Seasons of Love – Combined Choirs
  • All I Ask of You – Lucinda and Jean Paul
  • Empire State of Mind –Mary Nerad
  • Empty Chairs at Empty Tables – Kevin McDonnell
  • New York State of Mind – Alexander LaPlante
  • I have Nothing – Gabriel W.
  • Why Try to Change Me Now – Imani Doyle
  • Stand by Me – Gilles Parks
  • Viva La Vida – Irisa and Band
  • Pachelbel Cannon – Guitar Club
  • I Got Rhythm – Intermediate Strings
  • Eleanor Rigby – Intermediate Strings
  • Diana the Huntress – Advanced Strings
  • Variation on an Irish There – Advanced Strings
  • Birthday – Advanced Strings
  • Eureka! – Advanced Strings
  • Cool Kids – Concert Band
  • Timber – Concert Band
  • Best Day of My Life – Concert Band
  • Firework –Grand Finale