Last Friday, December 21st, the Choir and the Music Band of IES Juan de la Cierva and Codorníu, directed by the music teacher, Jesús Martínez Cánovas, performed a Christmas Concert with a varied repertoire of musical works in which some forty-five students from the center.
This concert is part of the Erasmus + project "Tell me in a different way" that develops the center and aims to enhance the abilities and expressive skills of students, in this case through choral singing and instrumental interpretation.
The Concert took place at 10 o'clock in the morning in the main courtyard of the center and consisted of two parts.
In the first part, the Chorus of students formed by about 20 students interpreted the works:
- Jingle Bells Rock
- The Lord bless you and keep you
- Supermarket flowers
- Made with your dreams
During the preparation time of the second part, the brothers Domingo and Santiago Méndez performed several pieces with the electric guitar.
Already in the second part, the Band of the Institute, formed by about 25 members interpreted the following works:
- March, pomp and circumstance
- BSO The Mission
- Te Deum
- Radetzky March
- Concerto D'amore
Finally, the Choir and the Music Band performed jointly and with the participation of the present audience:
- Happy Christmas
- Selection of popular Christmas carols
The event had a great reception among the attendees, most mothers and fathers who came to the center to collect the notes of their children and had the support and collaboration of the entire cloister, represented by the figure of its director, D. Juan Francisco Otálora Tudela who facilitated all the necessary means for its realization.
It is planned to continue with initiatives of this type throughout the school year to develop and achieve the objectives pursued by the Erasmus + Project through music, among which is:
Concert of the Student Choir in the Ãguilas Auditorium on March 12, 2019.
Concerts of the Band of Music of the IES in several educational centers of the Region of Murcia (March and April).
Concert of end of course of the Choir and the Band of Music of the IES with soloists of the locality (June 2019).
Go from here our sincerest thanks to all students who with their dedication, effort and perseverance have made possible the development of this activity, sacrificing a time already scarce in most of times due to musical studies that combine with the institute .