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Lees Corner Elementary School Winter Strings Concert

Demonstrating Strings Skills

Adaline L. and Isobel Cobb, with 86 of their classmates, warm up on their cellos. The 88 beginners, in addition to their 54 colleagues in the Advanced Orchestra, delighted the audience of parents, family and staff with 10 tunes.

Adaline L. and Isobel Cobb, with 86 of their classmates, warm up on their cellos. The 88 beginners, in addition to their 54 colleagues in the Advanced Orchestra, delighted the audience of parents, family and staff with 10 tunes. Photo by Deb Cobb.

The cafeteria at Lees Corner Elementary School was converted into a concert hall on Wednesday, Jan. 18, for the Music Department’s Winter Strings Concert; 142 children participated in the concert: 81 fourth graders, 36 fifth graders, and 32 sixth graders. Patricia Trillet, strings instructor at Lees Corner, conducted the Beginning Strings group and the Advanced Orchestra through their tunes; 88 beginners demonstrated the strings skills they developed over the winter during weekly lessons with Trillet in the school.