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Public Invited to Westfield School Spring Musical and Concerts

The Fine Arts Department of the Westfield Public Schools invites the public to attend any of the 31 musical concerts scheduled for this spring.  Approximately 2,500 students in grades kindergarten through high school will be performing district-wide.  All concerts are free.  School addresses are available on the district website at www.westfieldnjk12.org.   The dates and locations for the spring concerts are listed below.

In addition, Edison Intermediate School students will be performing their Spring musical, The Wizard of Oz on Thursday, April 11 – 4:00 pm; Friday, April 12 – 7:30 pm; and Saturday, April 13 – 7:30 pm. Tickets are available by contacting the school at 789-4470.

Spring Concert Events

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05/03/13 – District Jazz Night – Westfield High School (WHS) Cafeteria B – 7:30 pm

05/08/13 - WHS Choral – 7:30 pm

05/15/13 - WHS Bands – 7:30 pm

05/17/13 - WHS May-Hem - 7:00 pm

05/18/13 - WHS May-Hem - 7:00 pm

05/20/13 - Franklin Chorus – 7:00 pm

05/20/13 - Washington Chorus - 7:00 pm

05/20/13 – Wilson & McKinley Strings @ Wilson – 7:30 pm

05/21/12 - Franklin & Washington Strings @ EIS – 7:30 pm

05/21/13 - Jefferson Band & Chorus – 7:00 pm

05/21/13 - Tamaques Band – 7:00 pm

05/21/13 – Tamaques 5th Grade Band & Chorus – 8:00 pm

05/22/13 - WHS Orchestra – WHS Auditorium – 7:00 pm

05/22/13 - McKinley Band & Chorus – 7:00 pm

05/23/13 – Franklin Band – 7:00pm

05/23/13 - Wilson Band – 7:30 pm

05/23/13 - Jefferson & Tamaques Strings @ EIS – 7:30 pm

05/23/13 - Washington 4th & 5th Grade Band – 7:00 pm

05/29/13 – WHS Jazz Night – WHS Auditorium - 7:30 pm

05/30/13 - Wilson Chorus – 7:30 pm

06/03/13 – Edison Intermediate School (EIS) 6th grade Strings & 7th grade Chorus A – 7:00 pm

06/03/13 – Roosevelt Intermediate School (RIS) 6th & 8th grade Chorus – 7:00 pm

06/03/13 – RIS 6th & 8th grade Orchestra – 8:00 pm

06/04/13 – EIS 6th grade Band & Chorus & 7th grade Chorus B – 7:00 pm

06/04/13 – RIS 7th grade Sharps & Flats - 7:00 pm

06/04/13 – RIS 7th grade Orchestra & Early Morning Orchestra – 8:00 pm

06/05/13 - All City Music Festival @ WHS Auditorium - 7:30 pm

06/10/13 – EIS Symphony Orchestra & Chamber Orchestra – 7:00 pm

06/10/13 – RIS All Bands, The Accidentals & Morning Jazz – 7:00 pm

06/11/13 – EIS Symphonic Band, 8th grade Chorus, Broadway Singers & Jazz Band – 7:00 pm

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