Beginning at 6:00, the choir portion of the festival will start with the harmony choir, to which they will be singing two songs. The first song is “Beyond the Sea”, arranged by Audrey Snyder, which will be followed by “The Sound of Silence”, arranged by Roger Emerson.
After the Harmony choir, the Concert choir will take their places and sing two songs of their own. “Need You Now”, arranged by Greg Gilpin and “Ain’t No Mountain High Enough” arranged by the same Robert Emerson from “The Sound of Silence”, are the two songs highlighted from Boone’s Concert Choir.
Next, Chorale will sing “Can’t Find This Feeling”, arranged by Greg Gilpin which will be followed by “Razzle Dazzle” arranged by Larry Shackley.
To finish off the choir portion of this year’s arts festival, all choirs will combine and sing “You Are the Music in Me”, which was arranged by Mac Huff. This song will feature all of the choirs singers as they say goodbye to high school choir.
In the middle part of the festival, Chris Truckenmiller will direct the band in a Zelda Medley called “Gerudo Valley”, which will lead to the next song called “Ye Banks and Braes O’Bonnie Doon”. Afterwards, the Band’s seniors will play “Baba Yetu” from Civilization. To end the band portion, the band’s percussion ensemble group will play a song titled “Bayport Sketch” arranged by Jared Spears.
Next, The Boone High School orchestra, directed by a retiring David Swenson, will kick off the end portion of the 2016 Fine Arts Festival. To begin their section, the group, along with some band and percussion, will play “Smoke on the Water” from Deep Purple. Next, the strings and percussion will bring the audience back to the sixties and play Ben E King’s “Stand By Me”. Afterwards, the orchestra’s “Highlights from Harry Potter” is sure to bring smiles to some faces in the crowd. After all of the band and percussion have left the stage, the string orchestra will play “Tears in Heaven” from Eric Clapton’s album Rush. To finalize the festival, the orchestra will end with this year’s senior song, “Faithfully” from Journey.
While the musical performance side of the festival is going on, the Choir room will be holding the Raccoon River Conference Art Show. Winners of the Art Show will have their, along with other students, art work shown so teachers, parents, and student will be able to see them.