Six students from Palatine High School were honored with being able to play at the White House.
Palatine High School Brass Ensemble
Wednesday, December 19, 2012
Monday, December 17, 2012
The six-member brass ensemble performed for the second time at the White House Christmas Open House, this past weekend. District 211 released more details on the trip and what it meant to students and staff.
The Palatine High School Brass Ensemble performed at the White House Christmas Open House on Saturday, December 15. Below is the official release about this great honor, from District 211: While guests attended a tour of festive decorations at the White House, a popular spectacle each holiday season in Washington D.C., students in Palatine High School’s band received a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to personally add a touch of holiday cheer to the event through music. Six students in Palatine High School’s Brass Ensemble were honored to play at the White House during the White House Holiday Open House on Dec. 15. The group performed a two-hour set and rotated 30 different holiday carols throughout the day. “We’re all walking a little …