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The Resiliency of the Music Department

COVID-19 presented challenges for choir, band and orchestra

By Kayla Lemens, Current Staff

After eight long months, the music department is finally returning to normal. 

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Music Department Surprised by Budget Changes

Officials say teachers should continue their programs as planned

By Samantha Dietel, Editor in Chief

By the time orchestra director Seth Matuszak learned what his budget was for the year, it was nearly spent. Continue reading


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Music Gives Wings to the Mind


Kettle Moraine Symphony Orchestra provides lesson plans for area teachers

By Lauren Sorensen, Editor in Chief

It is natural for English teacher Pat McIntyre to teach about Orwell and Salinger, but she also has a natural impulse to highlight composer Antonin Dvorak. Continue reading


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Country Music’s Big Night

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The American Country Music Awards were held on April 7th 2013 in Las Vegas at the MGM Grand Hotel. This year they had another building for the overflow of all the fans that wanted to be a part of the action but didn’t have tickets. This extra venue was only a couple blocks away and many artists stopped there to perform for the fans. In between the acts, the audience watched the awards show which had a lot of great performances from: The Band Perry, Kenny Chesney, Blake Shelton, Carrie Underwood, Miranda Lambert, and many others to fill the space reserved for three hours on TV. Continue reading

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