Fleming High to be represented at Pikeville College Festival
Fleming High School will be represented at the Eastern Kentucky Music Festival on Friday and Saturday at Pikeville College. Their music director, LaRue Bagley, will accompany the group on their trip to Pikeville.
Mr. James E. Van Peursem is judge and guest conductor for the annual event, which will draw as participants some 400 students representing 15 schools. Highlights of the festival are the All-Festival Band program at 6:45 p.m. Saturday and the All-Festival Chorus which closes the event Saturday evening.
The following numbers by Fleming students will be played on the Friday evening program which begins at 7 p.m. (piano solos and instrumental solos and ensembles): Revolutionary Etude (Chopin), Bobbie Ruth Akers; Polonaise in A Major (Militaire) – Chopin, Connie McAuley; Romance (Smith), Phyllis Schaeffer; Caprice Espanol (Moszkowski), Mary Evelyn Spears.
On the Saturday afternoon program of vocal solos; The Rosary (Nevin), Peggy Joyce Catron; Dreamer (Malotte), Betty Ann Craft; Contrary Mary (Malotte), Eunice Hale; Song of India (Rimsky-Korsakoff ) Lillian Ray Hawley; Blue Danube Waltz (Strauss), Robbie Jean Privett. On the Saturday evening program of vocal ensembles and chorus, the Fleming girls’ trio will sing Moon Marketing (Weaver). The Fleming students will also take part in the All-Festival Chorus.
(The above article from the May 1, 1947 Mountain Eagle)
Bart N. Peak to speak at Fleming graduation
Guest speaker for the Fleming High School Commencement May 22 will be Bart N. Peak of Lexington. Mr. Peak has been head of the YMCA at the University of Kentucky for 26 years. He is the past Director of Rotary, International, of which there are only five in the United States, also past president of the Society for Crippled Children in Kentucky.
He is an outstanding speaker and you will be missing a treat if you fail to attend.
(The above article from the May 15, 1947 Mountain Eagle)