Photo gallery: KHS Symphony Orchestra goes to NYC

One-hundred-six students in the Kirkwood Symphony Orchestra travelled to New York, NY to play in Carnegie Hall* Mar. 3-6. Patrick Jackson, Symphonic Orchestra conductor, has taught in KSD for 26 years and will retire at the end of this year. Jackson has taken the Symphonic Orchestra to play in NY three other times in the last 26 years and says he was very proud of how the orchestra performed. “It was, hands down, one of the most moving concerts I have ever done in my teaching career,” Jackson said.

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  • The KHS Symphony Orchestra played four pieces in Carnegie Hall Mar. 5.

  • Wayne Baldwin, Cross Country and Track and Field coach, leads the students through NYC.

  • Time Square, NY.

  • Two buildings near Time Square, NY.

  • Time Square, NYC.

  • The Shake Shack restaurant on 200 Broadway.

  • The stage before the Broadway show, Phantom of the Opera, began.

  • Meagan Biesiadecki, junior.

  • The KHS Symphony Orchestra saw Phantom of the Opera on Broadway Mar. 3.

  • Eli Boshara, sophomore.

  • The Empire State Building.

  • The Macy's Department Store in Herald Square, NY.

  • Students and Wayne Baldwin waiting for the subway.

  • Students riding the subway to the 9/11 memorial.

  • The Statue of Liberty.

  • The cathedral in Trinity Church, NY.

  • The Gara de New York in front of the 9/11 ground zero memorial.

  • St. Paul's Churchyard cemetery in front of the 9/11 memorial. On Sep. 11, 2001, when the twin towers were crashing down the St. Paul's cemetery was one of the only places near the towers that went without damage.

  • 9/11 Memorial Freedom Tower at the World Trade Center and Freedom Plaza.

  • The Statue of Liberty.

  • Time Square, NY.

  • American Flags line a building on 5th Avenue, NY.

  • Campbell's Soup Cans by Andy Warhol in the Museum of Modern Art.

  • Times Square, NY.

  • 5th Avenue.

  • St. Patrick's Cathedral.

  • Starry Night by Vincent Van Gogh at the Museum of Modern Art.

  • Times Square, NY.

  • New York, NY across the water.

  • Tourists exit the Miss Ellis Island Ferry as part of the Statue Cruises experience.

  • The outside of the Gara de New York was built to resemble a set of angel wings in memorial of 9/11 victims.

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