Thursday night provides an opportunity to hear all of the students who play stringed instruments in the
She called the free concert a "string extravaganza."
"It's a celebration of all the string orchestras in Abilene ISD," Radcliffe said, from the beginning string students in the elementary schools, to the middle and high school students. "We all come together and we all perform."
With the theme "Celebration of Cinema," the event will include songs from "Pirates of the Caribbean," "Star Wars," "Frozen" and other films.
"We're doing a really cool medley of
Unlike band students, orchestra students don't have a chance to show off their skills while marching at a football game, she said, adding that the annual concert allows those young musicians to showcase their talent.
Radcliffe said she is quite proud of the AISD orchestra students. The school district had 11 orchestras competing at UIL and each received top honors, she said.
The auditorium at the
"It's a lot of fun and a lot of energy," she said.
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