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The following MS Orchestra students were selected as ﬁnalists for the annual
Express the Music contest presented by the St. Louis Symphony Volunteer
AssociaƟon and sponsored by the Employees Community Fund of Boeing St. Louis.
Marina Schmitt, Truman MS Gr8
Lelah Schneider, Sperreng MS Gr8
Hope Henningsen, Sperreng MS Gr7
Trisha Nguyen, Sperreng MS Gr6
Hope Henningsen was awarded 3rd place for her
2014 Essay! Please visit the St. Louis Symphony Volunteer
Association website to view Hope’s winning essay!
The Express the Music contest gives students the experience
of wriƟng a creaƟve essay, short story or poem in response
to listening to Bartók’s Concerto for Orchestra: Movement
IV “Intermezzo InterroƩo”. This year, over 1,850 students
parƟcipated in Express the Music 2014. 451 of the essays
were submiƩed from the St. Louis area into the compeƟƟon.
Preliminary judging by members of the Symphony Volunteer
AssociaƟon and the community idenƟﬁed 42 ﬁnalists from
both the Junior Division (Grades 6-8) and Senior Division
(Grades 9-12). Four ﬁnal judges selected three ﬁnalists and
two honorable menƟons per each Division. Four MS stu-
dents from Lindbergh Schools were honored as ﬁnalists, one
of which placed 3rd in the Junior division.
Hope Henningsen, 3rd Place Winner
Sperreng MS– Gr7 Violinist
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