Newark High’s concert features Pachelbel’s Canon, with instruments made by Apple
For the cellist, Pachelbel’s Canon in D is a double-edged sword.
That’s why Newark High School senior Izzi Sibbers is glad to be sidelined at Thursday night’s fall concert. A cellist since fifth grade, Sibbers will sit this one out with most of the other string instruments.
In their place: Six instruments with a peculiar pedigree.
In a first at the high school, iPad players will perform electronic cello parts with three live violinists on stage.
“The performance is exciting and. exhilarating,” says school orchestra director Rosaria Macera. “And it offers mass appeal in bringing non-traditional – audiences in.”
A popular wedding march,-Pachelbel’s Canon is the only piece in Thursday night’s concert that will involve students from Macera’s Music Exploration Class. In its second year, the class …
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