Under the direction of Jay Latulippe, this performance band is made up of intermediate to advanced students and their instrumentation includes vocals, guitar, keyboard, sax, bass and percussion. The vocal section is under the direction of Sue Handy. Their repertoire includes popular standards, classic rock and contemporary pop music. Formed in 2004, Stagecraft performs regularly at local venues including Derryfest, Hampton Beach, the Derry Holiday Parade, York Beach Maine, the New England Music Festival and Competition. In 2010, they performed at the Boston Harbor Fest, and summer of 2013, the vocal group performed at Boston’s Outside the Box Performing Arts Festival a capella competition. Stagecraft is made up of students from 12 to 18 years of age and meets on Monday evenings at 6 pm at our Derry location.
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