Junior Fall Showcase Concert 

7:00pm – Thursday, November 18, 2021

  • Concert Band 8
    • High Adventure – Paul Lavender
    • The Tempest  Robert W. Smith
    • Linus & Lucy – Vince Guaraldi, Arranged by Michael Sweeney
  • Junior Choir
    • The Scientist –  Berryman, Buckland, Champion and Martin, Arranged by Ed Lojeski
      • Featuring Daimon Van Dyk and Adrianna Wainwright
    • Hamilton Highlights – Lin-Manuel Miranda, Arranged by Lisa DeSpain
      • Featuring Dylan Leifso, Madi Pavan, Isabel Legg, Lauren Mitchell, and Amy Kehler
  • Concert Band 9
    • Normal (March) – Harold Bennett, Arranged by Larry Clark
    • Waterdrops Come Spring – Richard L. Saucedo
    • Sweet Caroline – Neil Diamond, Arranged by Johnnie Vinson
  • Junior Jazz Ensemble
    • Freddie Freeloader – Miles Davis, Arranged by Michael Sweeney
      • Solos by Dylan Liefso (Marimba), Amy Kehler (Trombone), Chanraj Toor (Guitar), Theo Haber (Trumpet), Lucas Pfaender (Tenor Saxophone), Sidak Bath (Trumpet), Sophia Durkin (Alto Saxophone)
    • Mercy, Mercy, Mercy – Josef Zawinul, Arranged by John Edmondson
    • Born To Be Wild – Mars Bonfire, Arranged by Michael Sweeney
      • Solos by Shawn McAllister (Vibes), Ayanna Varma (Tenor Saxophone), Lauren Mitchell (Trombone) Sophia Durkin (Alto Saxophone), Amy Kehler (Trombone)


Thank you all so much for joining us this evening and for the ongoing support you offer your child in their pursuit of musical excellence. We would love recordings, photos and videos of tonight’s performance for our archives and to share with the students. If you have anything you would consider passing along, please email it to mfollett@sd35.bc.ca

Many thanks to our administrators Dean Pacheco, Aaron Powell and Kurt Reynaud for their ongoing support of the music program here at DW Poppy.

A very special thanks to parent Cathy Gropp for running the 2021 Poinsettia Fundraiser


Poinsettia Orders are due this Friday, November 19th in the Red Mailbox on Mr. Follett’s office door.You can pick up your plants after school on Friday, December 3rd. Please contact parent coordinator Cathy Gropp at bercatnik@gmail.com if you have any questions.


  • Monday, March 7 – Junior “Sounds of Spring” Concert (8/9)
  • Tuesday, March 8 – Senior “Sounds of Spring” Concert (10-12)
  • Wednesday, June 8 – ESPRESSIVO: Summer Pops


If you did not receive the concert email updates on October 18th and/or November 10th, please email me at mfollett@sd35.bc.ca to ensure you are on our mailing list.