Kaleb 560Saxophonist Kaleb Willson pulled off the perfect Jack Sparrow costume at ÉPESCS’s Night of Disney Magic May 25.

Hub Staff

The wonderful world of Disney was in full effect at École Port Elgin Saugeen Central School (ÉPESCS) performance of “A Night of Disney Magic” May 25.

Opus 11 consisted of 110 students conducted by music teacher Matthew Patterson, aka Darth Vadar, and included the Senior Concert Band, Intermediate Concert Band, Black Belt Recorder Ensemble and the school’s Mass Band.

Students were encouraged to dress up like their favourite Disney character at the year-end performance with even some audience members dressing up as well. Music from The Lion King, Mary Poppins and The Jungle Book were featured as well as a marathon performance and ode to the Star Wars franchise.

group 560Members of École Port Elgin Saugeen Central School band flocked around conductor and music teacher Matthew Patterson (front, centre) during intermission at the school’s Night of Disney Magic May 25.

Briar 560Three-year-old Briar MacKay felt right at home in her special carriage while waiting to see her older sister perform in the Senior Concert Band during ÉPESCS’s Night of Disney Magic May 25.

darth 560Using a lightsaber as his baton, Darth Vader, aka music teacher Matthew Patterson, led 110 student musicians through Opus 11.

brass 560The Senior Brass section.

trumpets 560Students dressed as their favourite Disney characters with the popular theme of the night being Star Wars.

principal 560Principal Mdm Bowles played the perfect Maleficent right down to her trusty crow at ÉPESCS’s Night of Disney Magic May 25.


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