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The Spring Ensembles Concert on Tuesday 19th March began with an expressive performance of Elgar’s Nimrod given by the String Orchestra, followed by renditions of The Pirate and El Vuelo de la Cisne given by the Guitar Ensemble, complete with flamenco style hand percussion. La Paix and La Rejouissance were then the movements from Handel’s Music for the Royal Fireworks recreated in an arrangement for the Brass Chamber Ensemble, before the Jazz Combo gave punchy performances of Come Fly With Me and Dancing in the Street. The Chamber Orchestra’s Serenade in D came from Beethoven’s Piano Sonata Op.28, adapted for strings. Soon joined by the wind and brass, the Orchestra went on to tackle impressively the challenging first movement of Tchaikovsky’s Fifth Symphony. The Junior Piano Trio’s performance of Beethoven in E flat, followed by the String Chamber Ensemble’s Schubert Quartet in G then provided two chamber music highlights. The Wind Band and Concert Band concluded the concert with great energy, playing first arrangements of Go Down Moses then AC/DCs Back In Black and Highway To Hell. Glenn Miller’s In The Mood and Duke Ellington’s Caravan were then the particularly memorable closing numbers to this term’s concert.