SPHS Music Turns Up The Heat at Spaghetti Dinner

Annual music boosters fundraiser wildly entertaining and a big success

PHOTO: SouthPasadenan.com | SPHS Jazz Band tears it up at the annual spaghetti dinner

The music was flowing and the food was abundant at the annual SPHS Music Boosters Spaghetti Dinner on Friday February 23. Parents, friends, students and faculty gathered in the SPHS gym Friday evening to support the music programs at the high school where there was a silent auction and a homemade spaghetti dinner served by the booster volunteers.

PHOTO: SouthPasadenan.com | SPHS music students play I Am The Doctor. The quartet includes Noah Hernandez, Jessica Shou, Jacey Lee, and Becky Seo

The best part of this fundraiser is of course all the cool, free music provided by the talented students from Concert Band, Symphonic Band, Jazz Band, Winterline, and Orchestra.

PHOTO: SouthPasadenan.com | SPHS Music Department Head, Howard Crawford, enjoying the evening with this students

The creative music selections ran the gamut from classical to jazz favorites and contemporary pieces from films such as La La Land and Spirited Away.

PHOTO: SouthPasadenan.com | Miserere Mei Deus by Owen Pratt, Logan Dever, Brandon Selden and Kyle Lam

Some pieces included Waltz of the Flowers, Rey’s Theme, Zen Zen Zense, Sonata in C No. 16, Miserere Mei Deus.

The Jazz band brought the house down with their lively renditions of jazz favorites from the big band era.

PHOTO: SouthPasadenan.com | SPHS musicians play for the crowd at the annual spaghetti dinner

It was a night to remember in South Pasadena. Don’t miss this special event next year!

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