Yesterday Annabelle and several of her bandmates spent the day at Washburn University as part of the Topeka Youth Wind Ensemble. Fred and I drove over in the evening for the show, and what a show it was!
Their first piece was "Emperata Overture":
For their last piece, they teamed up with the Washburn Wind Ensemble for a rousing rendition of "Stars and Stripes Forever":
I'm a committed bass mom, but dang, those flutes just get me where I live.
Amazing what kids can put together in only one day of rehearsal! I'm so thankful that Annabelle has had lots of artistic opportunities like this here in Kansas.
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