Just take those old records off the shelf

| 15 Feb 2012 | 11:33

    Warwick Middle School Guitar Club takes the stage next Friday evening WARWICK — What’s old is new again as the Warwick Valley Middle School Guitar Club takes the stage at the High School for its annual concert on Friday, Feb. 10, at 7 p.m. (The snow date is Feb. 11, 7 p.m.) There are nearly 60 students involved in the Middle School Guitar Club this year, playing guitar, electric bass, percussion and vocals. Additionally, several members of the Middle School Jazz Band will participate on two numbers: “Watermelon Man” by Herbie Hancock and Stevie Wonder’s “Superstition.” Club Advisors and Middle School science teachers Ed Mesic and John Gouveia have spent hours rehearsing with the students and are pleased with how hard they have worked for this performance. Although retired, longtime advisor,Darryl Wilbur still helps out and was just seen recently playing the drums while the kids rocked out the Bangles’ version of Simon and Garfunkel’s “Hazy Shade of Winter.” The concert will feature a mix of rock 'n’ roll tunes that parents will fondly remember - and the kids call “oldies” - as well as some more contemporary songs or older tunes updated by contemporary artists. The concert will also feature two guest groups. The band Murge is made up of former guitar club members and they will be performing an alumni original number. The Middle School Faculty Band also will perform. The Guitar Club is pleased to have professional sound provided once again by LLC Audio Services, which is owned and operated by Jack Sinsabaugh of Warwick. The play list This year’s line-up includes: “Paranoid” by Black Sabbath “Authority Song” by John Cougar Mellencamp) “Good Times, Bad Times” by Led Zeppelin “Just What I Needed” by The Cars “Heart of Glass” by Blondie “Hey, Soul Sister” by Train “Rolling in the Deep” by Adele “Beautiful” by Christina Aguilera Essential information Tickets for the Warwick Middle School Guitar Club Concert will go on sale during Middle School lunches starting Monday, Feb. 6. Prices are $3 for students, $5 for adults. Tickets are also available in the Middle School Office during regular school office hours or by contacting Donna Peteroy at 845-544-1506.