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— — " Act Sika " am مو A 0٤۶ ORCHESTRA WOODWINDS. Front: Cindy Stout, Delana Phillips, Robert Ratliff, Ann Trenkle, Peter Carol Ratcliff, Ellen Westerlund, Jori Courteau. Back: McCoy, Hammond Christopher. ai Ge, e Top Right: TOOT! Ann Trenkle works at mastering the art of trumpet playing. Right: TIME OUT. Wendi Harris pauses to adjust her music. Lower Right: DILIGENCE. Tom Smithson awaits his cue. 38 Orchestra
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DRAA AT '۶ | ۳۱۵5۵۱۵8۲۱5 are the core of the Drama Department and plays are planned with Hank Hansen knowing he has the Thespians' cooperation, " commented Mary Schroeder. A good attitude toward theatre is very important and taken into consideration when becoming a Thespian. It took a minimum of 100 hours of acting and working on crews to become a member of the International Thespian Society. There were 17 members who belonged to the Ames High chapter, ‘‘The Masque, " and more were always being accepted. After becoming a Thespian they were expected to have a regular participation in drama and continue a general interest in all work. Thespians did not only work and produce plays but took part in many community activities. In the fall they painted faces on children for a small fee at Art in the Park. They also attended '' Three Penny Opera,” ‘‘Habeas Corpus, " and “Fiddler Left: ‘IS THIS GUY SERIOUS?” Poking fun at Tim Haviland is Kent Varnum while he works diligently jn one of the many sets for an upcoming play. Above: FINISHING TOUCHES. This little child will soon become a new creature when Eliot Stadler finishes applying make-up during Art in the Park. WOK on the Roof.'' Many more activities had been planned throughout the year. “The Drama Department at AHS is one of the best in the Midwest because it gives students a chance to become involved in plays out of the ordinary, such as: “Medea,” ‘‘Dark of the Moon,'' and many others from past years, " remarked Greg Gerstein. Many crews are needed before a play can be performed successfully. The crews included: lights, sound, props, publicity, costumes, make-up, and scenery. Different students were crewheads or co-crewheads for each of these divisions. ‘‘The fun thing about the Drama Department is that everyone is very dedicated to drama and theatre in general, and even if people forget the plays and the lines they've said, the experience they've gained while here will stay with them for the rest of their lives, " said Kent Varnum. EEN 1 - " ` ٦ ص 1 — ۹ سپ وی - zi ۲ pls — ` E ۳ ت۱۳ » ba We ¬ D -— | - - s , 1 ۹ 7 ۱ XI PON
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ORCHESTRA STRINGS. Front: Juli Ann McKelvey, Celia Carbrey, John McCully. Back: Jayne Larson, 3 Wendi Harris, Margaret Gourley, Vidya Sukhatme, Tom Smithson, Mike Deppe, Kathy Smithson, David Michelle Owen. Middle: Dan Metzler, Doug Biggs, Haviland. “For the past couple of years, we've been director. Richard McCoy, the Ames High Kicking around the idea of starting up orchestra director commented, ‘‘Next another tradition similar to the Tri-City year we plan to have the director from Festival, " said Al Wiser, choir director. the University of Northern lowa and from the University of lowa the year after. This year the idea became a reality. Hopefully, we can rotate in sucha Ames High hosted the First Annual manner between the universities. This Invitational Music Festival. Orchestra will allow students to work with members from Fort Dodge, Lincoln and prominent directors as well as to get to Roosevelt high schools met with Ames know kids from other schools on a High orchestra members along with noncompetitive basis.“ choir members for lowa Falls, Jefferson and Ames. The participants held John David McCully, junior, commented, practices all day and performed that “The Invitational is a good chance to evening in the Ames High auditorium. A meet people and also to play with the total of 280 students participated. choir.” Dr. N. L. Burkhaulter, the ISU orchestra Wendi Harris summed it up by saying, director, was the guest conductor along " The people were what made the festival with Dr. Robert Molison, ISU choral fun. " | Orchestra 39
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