Musicians of tomorrow

Winter performances slated at Chautauqua?Lake Central School

Submitted Photo Student musicians at Chautauqua Lake Central School rehearse for one of several winter performances to be held the week of Dec. 11 in the District Auditorium. Pictured from right to left are freshman band members Amelia Brown, trumpet; Kira Erickson, saxophone; and Isabella Gilmore, flute; and seniors Corinne Elliott, saxophone; and Makayla Alexander, trombone.

Chautauqua Lake Central School will host serveral winter performances, beginning the week of Dec. 11. Elementary school concerts are slated for Tuesday, Dec. 12 at 1:30 p.m. (Kindergarten through grade 2) and 7 p.m. (grades 3-6). The secondary school concert, featuring two concert bands, two choruses, and the select Chorale, will be on Thursday, Dec. 14 at 7 p.m. The annual fifth/sixth grade musical, “Holly and the Ivy League,” will be performed on Friday, Dec. 15 at 7 p.m.

The show was orchestrated by John Higgins, with words and music by John Jacobson and Roger Emerson. Chautauqua Lake Child Care Center, an independent nonprofit offering child care within the school building, will hold a basket fundraiser on Dec. 12 to benefit their scholarship fund.

Chautauqua Lake Music Boosters will hold a basket fundraiser and bake sale at the Dec. 14-15 events; proceeds will support music programs at CLCS. All performances are free and open to the public.

Some performances are live streamed or archived for later viewing; visit and select the Event Video Streaming link on the left side of the home page. Chautauqua Lake Central School is located at 100 N. Erie St., Mayville.