All-City String Review to show off skills of 600 Port Angeles students Thursday

PORT ANGELES — The All-City String Review, the 41st all-district strings concert, is scheduled Thursday.

The free concert by more than 600 PASD students will be in the Port Angeles High School’s main gymnasium at 304 E. Park Ave.

The 6 p.m. “West” concert will feature students from Dry Creek, Hamilton and Jefferson elementary schools, and about half of middle school and high school string students in grades seven through 11.

The 7:15 p.m. “East” concert will feature Franklin and Roosevelt Schools, and the other half of grade seven through 11 students.

Seniors will both perform and be honored at both concerts.

The evening is one of the final concerts that will be led by longtime orchestra teacher Ron Jones, who will retire at the end of the school year after 42 years teaching music in the school district.

His last orchestra concert will be at 7:30 June 7 at the PAHS auditorium.

The district’s annual dinner show is set for 7 p.m. June 9 and June 10 at the PAHS cafeteria. It will feature the high school band, choir and orchestra.

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