Nutcracker Performance at Jones Hall
Congratulations to the twenty talented & hard working Longfellow students who auditioned and got accepted for a role in The Nutcracker this year. The following students have been tirelessly rehearsing and did a fabulous job performing at Jones Hall for the Greater Houston Youth Nutcracker on November 27th: Kelley Bass, Blessing Bediako, McKenzie Crissman, Julian Forte, Gabrielle Grinstead, Mourice Gage, Camren Harrison, Michael Hoston, Elijah Lawrence, Xander Lindsey, Zion Martin, Dasha Nkembe, Amani Randall, Jackson Spencer, Nevaeh Tyler, Kamryn Williams, Makayla Williams, Jasmyne Waters, Jacob Young & Khaleb Young.
Additionally, Longfellow’s Chamber Orchestra was invited to play carols in the lobby prior to the morning and evening performances. The talented and professional string players amazed audience members with their skills as they entered the theater for the show.
Longfellow’s Choir and Orchestra WIN BIG at the Renaissance Fair
Select Longfellow Elementary students attended a field trip and competition at the Texas Renaissance Fair. Congratulations to the Longfellow Choir for being awarded 1st place in the Elementary Category. The award winning vocalists even beat out an Honors Elementary Choir! Also congratulations to the Longfellow Chamber Orchestra for receiving 3rd place in the Youth Orchestra Category. Our Orchestra placed behind two “Intermediate” Orchestras that had 6th and 7th graders. Longfellow was the only Elementary Orchestra to place at ALL out of MANY Orchestras that played all day. Way to go! WE ARE SO PROUD OF YOU!