Every year our school district has a big concert that involves ALL of the orchestra students in the district from every school, elementary through high school. It's really neat; they each do a couple of their own pieces from the level they are at, and at the end they do a couple of pieces that include everyone. This was the first year that all my big kids were in it together! I admit it, I cried a little. It was such a milestone and I'm so proud of all of them. The crying happened when Jack kept pointing at Andrew and finally Andrew looked up and saw him and got the biggest grin. I realized as I'm sitting there being proud of them, Andrew was sitting there being proud of Jack!
So here are my musicians, after the concert: