HR 1425 - Collins Hill H S Honors Orchestra and string quartet; commend

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A RESOLUTION commending and congratulating the Collins Hill High School Honors Orchestra and string quartet; and for other purposes.

Coan, Michael T (82nd)
Status Summary HC: SC: LA: 03/19/98 H - Passed/Adopted
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House Action Senate
3/19/98 Read 1st Time
3/19/98 Passed/Adopted

HR 1425                                            LC 22 3252 
 
 
 
 
 
 
                             A RESOLUTION 
 
  1- 1  Commending and congratulating the Collins Hill High School 
  1- 2  Honors Orchestra and string quartet; and for other purposes. 
 
  1- 3  WHEREAS, the Collins Hill High School Honors Orchestra has 
  1- 4  received an invitation to the prestigious Banff 
  1- 5  International Festival of High School Orchestras for 1999; 
  1- 6  and 
 
  1- 7  WHEREAS, the Banff International Festival of High School 
  1- 8  Orchestras is held biennially at the Banff Centre for the 
  1- 9  Arts, in the heart of Banff National Park, a World Heritage 
  1-10  Site in Alberta, Canada; and 
 
  1-11  WHEREAS, although most festivals extend invitations to 
  1-12  participate based upon a taped performance of the orchestra, 
  1-13  invitations to the Banff festival are extended only after 
  1-14  recommendation from internationally renown musicians and a 
  1-15  personal visit from festival staff members who attend 
  1-16  performances and interview orchestra members and directors; 
  1-17  and 
 
  1-18  WHEREAS, Director John Harriman has skillfully encouraged 
  1-19  each talented orchestra member to practice for individual 
  1-20  proficiency and  to work together with other members in 
  1-21  blending the melody from each instrument harmoniously to 
  1-22  achieve their musical best; and 
 
  1-23  WHEREAS, each member of this remarkable orchestra has 
  1-24  demonstrated the valuable lesson that talent, hard work, and 
  1-25  cooperation are all necessary to produce beautiful music; 
  1-26  and 
 
  1-27  WHEREAS, the orchestra's excellent string quartet recently 
  1-28  gave a bravura performance at the Governor's mansion, 
  1-29  impressing the members of the General Assembly with their 
  1-30  delightful music and their charming poise; and 
 
  1-31  WHEREAS, the members of the string quartet are Camden Dumas, 
  1-32  cello; Audrey Hudson, violin; Shawn McCamless, viola; and 
  1-33  Laura Hoaker, violin. 
 
  1-34  NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE HOUSE OF 
  1-35  REPRESENTATIVES that the members of this body congratulate 
 
 
 
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  2- 1  and commend the director and members of the Collins Hill 
  2- 2  High School Honors Orchestra and string quartet for their 
  2- 3  invitation to the Banff International Festival of High 
  2- 4  School Orchestras and their outstanding musical ability and 
  2- 5  achievements. 
 
  2- 6  BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Clerk of the House of 
  2- 7  Representatives is authorized and directed to transmit an 
  2- 8  appropriate copy of this resolution to Collins Hill High 
  2- 9  School. 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Clerk of the House
Robert E. Rivers, Jr., Clerk
Last Updated on 04/20/98

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