MIMS Spring Concert - Emergence (May 21)

The Mandela International Magnet School Music Department

proudly presents

Emergence: a Celebration of Music and Art

May 21, 10:30MST 2021
YouTube Link



Introductions - CK and JJP

Lion String Orchestra:

Variations on a Well Known Sea Shanty by Richard Stephan

DP Music Creation: Everyday Beauty:

poetry, narration, movement  by Fernanda Rodas;

viola, video, and production by Xitlalitl Rodas; excerpts of La Cumparsita by G.M. Rodriguez

SethSkyGrace Trio

Upgrade by Joji

Lion String Ensembles:

Concerto for 4 Violins - Adagio and Allegro by G.F. Telemann

Jacquie, Joey, Seth, Sadie, violins; Liana, cello

MIMS African Drum Middle School Ensemble

Fanga - traditional

Middle School String Ensembles:

Largo, from Symphony # 9, Going Home by Dvorak - Mena Gilmore, violin; Olivia Howard, cello

Beginning String Folk Songs - French Folk Song, Lullaby, Rocky Mountain

Max Branch, Genesis Lopez, Rowan Strauss, Jonathan Vo, Lilah Chang

Gavotte in D by Handel, arr. McAllister; Lilah Chang and Montgomery Waltz, violins

Lion String 9th grade Trio:

Bourree from Water Music by G.F. Handel

Jacquie & Joey violins; Marissa, cello

Middle School World Music Ensemble

African Trilogy arranged by Anne McGinty
DP Music Creations: The Sloth by Eric Cool and First Song by Santiago Perez, with artwork by MIMS students

Student Showcase Solos

recorded at the Lensic Performing Arts Center during the pandemic

Santiago Perez, piano - Victor’s Piano Solo by D. Elfman;
Sadie O’Sullivan, violin, Bartok Romanian Dances No 1,2,&4;
Lilah Chang, solo erhu (Chinese violin) - hyperlinks go to full length videos on the Lensic’s YouTube channel

MIMS African Drum Ensembles

High School Ensemble: Lamban - traditional

Orquesta del Mundo

Black Orpheus (Manha de Carneval) by Luiz Bonfa

Arroz Con Pollo by Gergory Yasinitsky

Encore: Telemann Canonic Sonata No.1, third movement, Allegro

 “selfie duo” by Carla Kountoupes, violin

MYP/DP IB  Music Faculty:
Carla Kountoupes, String Orchestra Director,  and Jesse Joaquin Parker,  World Music Director

Orquesta del Mundo and Lion Orchestra:


Jacqueline Buenviaje,* Sosaya Call, Lilah Chang, Seth Griego, Joseph Mottola Golluber*, Sadie O’Sullivan*, Montgomery Waltz

Viola: Cassandra Perez 

Cello: Liana Star, Liliana Botwin, Marissa Sanchez, Solomon Ehlers

Bass: Julia Maurice

* NMMEA 2021 All-State Orchestra Member

Flute: Claire Johnston; Clarinet: Emily Meehan; Trumpet: Charlie; Trombones: Grace Maurice, Fernanda Rodas; Piano: Stephen Romero; Guitar: Giovanna; Saxophones:      Percussion:

Special Thanks:

MUSIC & ART STUDENTS  for all your hard work, dedication, perseverance, creativity, and enthusiasm - you inspire us all!

Dietger De Maeseneer, MIMS Digital Coach and Video Production

Ms. M&M and Ms. Rider, MIMS Visual Art Faculty!!

All MIMS Faculty for the support and solidarity

David Waldrop, Patrick Barrow and the staff at the Lensic Performing Arts Center

Robert Krupnick, piano accompanist and instructor 

April Pickrell, SFPS Music Coordinator

Randy Grillo, Head Learner

Lydia Hogan, Registrar

Parents for supporting your child’s music education! 

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