Strung together

The All-Island Elementary String Concert takes the stage.

From left: Victoria Scott, Molly Pogue, Jack Hughes and Matthew Fish played in the advanced orchestra violins section. — Maria Thibobeau

Last Thursday, students from all of the Island’s elementary schools, as well as one homeschooler, showed off their musical talents in the All-Island Elementary String Concert at the Performing Arts Center at the Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School.

The more skilled students in the advanced orchestra played an arrangement of “The Bird” (Finale from String Quartet Op. 33, No. 3) by Franz Joseph Haydn, “Ironclad” by Sean O’Laughlin, and “Rock Bottom Boogie” by Robert Longfield. The intermediate orchestra played the “Batman Theme” by Neal Hefti, arranged by Bob Cerulli.

The Martha’s Vineyard Elementary String Program sponsored the concert which showcased a wide range of student skills and provided a delightful evening of music for family, friends and the Island community.