School concerts, programs in season

       It's a sign of the Christ-mas season when all the Westside schools start planning special concerts and programs. A total of 23 have been announced between Dec. 2 and 18.
       The shows are all free and open to the public.
       Each will be at the school itself, except for Howbert Elementary's K-2 musical in the new Coronado High auditorium Dec. 16.
       Here is a chronological listing:
       Dec. 2
       6:30 p.m., Midland Elementary, 2110 W. Broadway St. Music program (grades K-2).
       7 p.m., Coronado High, 1590 W. Fillmore St. (auditorium). Jazz Band.
       Dec. 3
       6:30 p.m. Howbert Elementary, 1023 N. 31 St. Band and Orchestra.
       Dec. 4
       6:30 p.m., Midland. Band and Orchestra.
       7:30 p.m., Coronado. Symphonic Band and Wind Ensemble.
       Dec. 8
       6:30 p.m., Buena Vista Elementary, 1620 W. Bijou St. Band and Orchestra.
       Dec. 9
       6:30 p.m., Midland. Music program (grades 3-5).
       6:30 p.m., Bristol Elementary, 890 N. Walnut St. Band and Strings.
       6:30 p.m., Jackson Elementary, 4340 Edwin-stowe Ave. “School Daze” musical (grades 4-5).
       7 p.m., Holmes Middle School, 2455 Mesa Rd. Band and Jazz Band (grades 7-8).
       7 p.m., Coronado. Choirs.
       Dec. 10
       7 p.m., Coronado. Combined orchestras from Coronado and Holmes.
       Dec. 11
       6 p.m., Washington Elementary, 924 W. Pikes Peak Ave. Sun Chimes and Choir.
       6 p.m. Whittier Elementary, 2904 W. Kiowa St. Band, Orchestra and Honor Choir.
       6:30 p.m., Bristol. Honor Choir.
       6:30 p.m., Buena Vista. “The Elves' Impersonator” musical (grades 1-3).
       7 p.m., Holmes. Band and Jazz Band (grade 6).
       Dec. 16
       6 p.m., Whittier. class music concert (grades 4-5 and EAGLES program)
       6:30 p.m., Howbert, “Incredible Reindeer” musical (grades K-2) at Coronado auditorium.
       6:30 p.m. Jackson. Band and Orchestra.
       7 p.m., West Middle School, 1920 W. Pikes Peak Ave. Choir and Art Show.
       Dec. 17
       7 p.m., West. Band and Orchestra.
       Dec. 18
       6:30 p.m. Pike Elementary, 2510 N. Chestnut St. “Musical Holiday Program” (grades K-2).

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