The big day is here and the students and their conductor did an amazing job. We were all so impressed with all the performance and how much work they got done in just 3 short days. Thanks for everything, Jason Budge (organizing director of SHEP).
The students have been working hard as they get ready for the concert. At this rehearsal we got to hear a bunch of our students play solos on one of the pieces. Can’t wait for the concert.
The students started their first rehearsal this morning with their guest conductor - Mr. Patrick Pickett. It is fun to see the students in action with the SHEP honor band.
Dinner and a Show
We had such a great time around the Sydney Opera House and the historic “Rocks” area after walking across the famous Sydney Harbour Bridge. As you can see from the pictures, we had an amazing view of the Sydney Harbour Bridge during our group dinner. The West Side Story musical was fantastic and it was really fun sitting above the orchestra pit so we could watch the conductor and also watch the musicians during the show. We finished the night with a delicious dessert from one