SFHS Music Department hosts first concerts of the school year


The SFHS choirs performed their first concert of the season as the sound of singing, followed by silence, then clapping echoed through the  Performing Arts Center of Saint Francis High School on October 17.

At the center of the stage, Josiah Telschow took a bow and gestured toward the choir. A look of pride filled the students’ faces, as they walked off stage and left the audience in awe.

Junior, Elek Torok sings tenor and had a solo in “Corner of the Sky,” a song the Concert Choir sang from the musical Pippin

“It went really well, it was a lot of fun,” said Torok.

Senior Natalie Campbell, who leads the alto section agreed. 

“I think it went really well and all of the choirs performed beautifully,” said Campbell. “It was a really good fall concert,” she said.. 

Some performers are already looking forward to future concerts. 

“I’m looking forward to Mads performances,” said junior Destiny Kromah, who will perform November 17 – 20. 

Just a few days prior to the choir concert on October 13, the bands of Saint Francis had a concert in the Performing Arts Center, directed by David Bechard. 

“I think most of the songs went well,” said junior Alyssa Kamman (saxophone), “but probably more on Incredibles, especially by the audience’s reaction.” 

Junior Dustin Sakre who plays trombone agreed that “Incredibles,” was a highlight. The audiences and bands alike loved it when Bechard appeared in his Mr. Incredible’s signature suit, which came with its own muscles.

Band students are also looking ahead. Percussionist Leya Madden can’t wait for the upcoming holiday concert in December.