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2A Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2012 Feather River Bulletin Students prepare for holiday performances Laura Beaton Staff Writer Ibeaton@plumasnews.com Quincy students are singing and rehearsing with verve in preparation for a number of holiday perfor- mances, reports music and drama teacher Tanner Johns. Sparkle Musicians and singers will have their first opportunity to show off their talents at Quincy's annual Sparkle event this Friday, Dec. 7. The combined elementary and high school choruses will perform at 6:30 p.m. on the courthouse steps under the direction of conductor Johns. The junior high band, also conducted by Johns, will per- form during the light parade that starts at 7 p.m. Courthouse Community Sing Every year a number of singing groups congregate inside the courthouse for the annual community sing. The Quincy elementary and high school choirs will perform a few tunes at this event, which takes place from I to 2 p.m. this Sunday, Dec. 9. High Sierra Community and Youth Orchestra Though not specifically a high school affair, the High Sierra Community and Youth Orchestra features many talented young musi- cians. The orchestra, conducted by Johnene McDonald, will perform at noon at the Plumas County Courthouse on Tuesday, Dec. 11. Drama production Quincy High School drama students will be performing "Ashdown-Lee," a play about three co-workers who stum- ble upon an 18th-centUry Katelyn Miller plays "Trader" while Erik Schwartz assumes the role of the butcher in the Quincy High School time travel/love story dramatic production of "Ashdown-Lee," to be performed Dec. 13 - !6. Photo by Laura Beaton village that is magically lost in time, and reappears only once every 50 years. The coworkers make friends, fall in love and dis- cover each other's true per- sonalities while in the vil- lage. They face a huge deci- sion upon which the fate of the village hangs. "This ethereal, yet lumi- nous play explores the uni- versal dream of wishing for a more idyllic life but wonder- ing if it would, indeed, be bet- ter," writes playwright Hi- lary Mackelden of her 2005 play. The show will entertain viewers four different times: Thursday- Saturday, Dec. 13 - 15, at 7 p.m. and Sun- day, Dec. 16, at a noon mati. nee. Buy1 iftG Certificate, .. Get I FREE Massage! I ushana Massag e ! . . Quincy 283-1105 ! MusicLan00i I! GUITAR & VIOLIN ACCESSORIES Now Available In Qui.vLcy! At Forest Stationers 531 Main Street, Quincy GUITAR STRINGS PICKS STRAPS & MANY OTHER MUSICAL ACCESSORIES "Visit our Greenville store for a large selection of musical instruments & accessories" 530-284-1689 J One of the leads, senior Na- talie Kepple, is trying her hand at her first acting and speaking role. Kepple is no stranger to the stage, having performed with her family and various music groups her whole life. Kepple was inspired to take the drama class be- cause, she said, "I love the kids doing drama and I love the arts." She said acting would stretch her comfort zone. All performances will oc- cur in the QHS small gym. Pre-sale tickets are available at Epilog Books and Carey Candy Co. for $5, or may be purchased at the door for $7. Director Lindsey Kimzey hnd drama teacher Johns are rehearsing with students four times a week. About 35 - 40 students, including actors, backstage hands and prop technicians, are involved in the production. There will be an intermis- sion and refreshments will be available. Band and choir concerts The Quincy Junior-Senior High winter concert will take place at 6 p.m. on Wednes- day, Dec. 19, in the small gym. The concert features music from the junior high band, the high school concert band, jazz band and choir. There will be a $5 suggest- ed donation. Any family that donates $10 or more may en- ter a drawing for the oppor- tunity to conduct the band. The elementary band and choir will perform Thurs- day, Dec. 20, at the Pioneer- Quincy Elementary School cafeteria at 1:30 p.m. Natalie Kepple (seated) plays the mayor's daughter, Ingrid, in the play "Ashdown-Lee," which the Quincy High School drama class is performing next week. Alison Sipe plays the village elder, Lady Thomas, in a practiceNov. 29 in the small gym. Photo by Laura Beaton Drama director Lindsey Kimzey, left, drama teacher Tanner Johns and Lynda Nolan, drama student and line prompter, watch a scene being rehearsed for the upcoming drama that explores the universal dream of wishing for a different life. Photo by Laura Beaton Singers to per orm YOU'RE INVITEDTO at community event THE GOLD P00USH in the charming town of Graeagle for a great holiday shopping experience! 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