The Sedalia 200 Department of Instrumental Music presented its 2017 Winter Orchestra Concert on Dec. 19 in the Heckart Performing Arts Center.

Sedalia School District 200

Musicians in grades 5 through 12 performed a variety of traditional and seasonal music. The orchestra program is under the direction of Michael Moellman.

PIC1: Violinists Skylar Brines, left, and Angel Colon play "St. Anthony Chorale," the opening piece for the seventh grade orchestra in the 2017 Winter Orchestra Concert on Dec. 19 in the Heckart Performing Arts Center. The seventh graders also performed "Away in a Manger" and "Veni Veni (O Come, O Come, Emmanuel)."

PIC6: Lillibeth Sokolowski, a Smith-Cotton Junior High sixth grader, plays "Ode to Joy" with the Beginning Orchestra, made up of first-year orchestra students in grades 6 through 8.

PIC9: Michael Moellman leads the eighth grade orchestra as it performs "Here Comes Santa Claus" during the Dec. 19 concert.

PIC10: Freshmen violinists Maria Hernandez, left, and Julianna Sonnik are decked out for the holidays during the high school orchestra's performance.

PIC11: High school orchestra performers, from left, Shaelyn Humphrey, viola; Anjelica LopezHern, cello; Lucas Hankins, bass; and Valerie Breshears, cello, play "A Yuletide Greeting."

PIC12: Seventh grader Darren Sanchez listens to instructions from conductor Michael Moellman between songs.