100 Westridge Dr., Watsonville, CA 95076 • Ph: 831-761-7300 • Fax: 831-722-8386
E-EDITION LAST UPDATED:
Current E-Edition

Local news Sports State/Nation Obituaries Opinion Photos Home 

Matsiko Choir performs for students

Modified: Thursday, Apr 11th, 2013


The Matsiko World Orphans Choir bring their high energy dance and song to New Brighton Middle School Wednesday. (Photos by Tarmo Hannula/Register-Pajaronian)


CAPITOLA — Draped in colorful attire and performing a blend of western popular music and songs from Africa and South America, the Matsiko World Orphans Choir thrilled students at New Brighton Middle School during a mid-day set on Wednesday.

“It was definitely cool,” said seventh-grader Madi Collins. “I think everybody really appreciated it. I loved the costumes and it was cool to hear the African music.”

Another seventh-grader, Ace Pedrasa, said he had never seen anything like it before.

“It was good,” he said. “They danced a lot and I liked their outfits. I could tell some of the students were happy they were there.”

Eighth-grader Noella Mendoza said, “I think they were pretty unique. It was a different experience, something I’ve never seen or heard before. I was excited to hear this. The dresses were really beautiful.”

This was the fourth time the choir has visited the Capitola school and is part of a week-long stay in the county, marked with performances at Grind Out Hunger, St. Joseph’s Catholic Community, Mountain Elementary School and Soquel Elementary School.



For the complete article see the 04-11-2013 issue.

Click here to purchase an electronic version of the 04-11-2013 paper.


Share on Facebook











Select Page:
Within:
Keyword:

Entertainment

Translate Website Hide







 

Copyright 2014 News Media Corporation

News    Classifieds    Shoppe    Search    ContactUs    TalkBack    Subscribe    Information    E-Edition    Business Portal