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CLINE HOSTS OMEA DISTRICT 12 ELEMENTARY HONOR CHOIR

Tuesday, March 24, 2015
CLINE HOSTS OMEA DISTRICT 12 ELEMENTARY HONOR CHOIR

Over 650 people crowded into the Cline Elementary auditorium on March 21-22 to witness the 4th annual Ohio Music Education Association District 12 Elementary Honor Choir. Nearly 150 singers in grades 4-6 represented 18 elementary schools from across the Miami Valley, including each of the six Centerville elementary schools. The event was chaired by Cline music teacher Bill Burns with the singers accompanied by PVS music teacher Emily Sprague. The honor choir was conducted by Mr. Alex Gartner from the Cincinnati Children's Choir. Read More


Boston Pops Orchestra Conductor/Artistic Director Visits Cline!

Friday, March 13, 2015
Boston Pops Orchestra Conductor/Artistic Director Visits Cline!

On Wednesday March 11, 2015, internationally renowned conductor Keith Lockhart visited Cline Elementary. He was invited to the area as part of a residency with the Wright State CELIA Distinguished Artist program. Maestro Lockhart is the conductor/artistic director for the Boston Pops Orchestra, the BBC Concert Orchestra in London, and the Brevard Music Center in North Carolina. Most recently, Maestro Lockhart was invited to serve as guest conductor with the Dayton Philharmonic in their performance of Benjamin Brittan’s “War Requiem”. In addition, Maestro Lockhart is the Uncle of Cline second grader, Alex Lockhart. With the help of music teacher Bill Burns, students learned about the Lockhart’s experience as a veteran conductor, instruments of the orchestra, and famous repertoire Lockhart has conducted. As part of the assembly, Maestro Lockhart conducted the Cline student body in the “Star Spangled Banner Read More


Cline Elementary Chorus at Wright State University

Tuesday, February 17, 2015
Cline Elementary Chorus at Wright State University

On Sunday February 15th, the Cline Elementary Chorus performed the "Star Spangled Banner" at Wright State University's Nutter Center for the Wright State Men's Basketball Game vs. Youngstown State. The chorus is comprised of students in fourth and fifth grade. This was their first invitation to perform at the Nutter center. The chorus is directed by Cline music teacher, Mr. Bill Burns. Read More


"Music Brings Us Together"

Sunday, February 8, 2015
On January 22nd the Cline Second Grade Class presented their Winter program entitled "Music Brings Us Together". The entire second grade contributed to the program as either solo singers, speakers, or set designers. The repertoire included a variety of musical styles including a new song written to promote Cline's "C.A.R.E." program, "Because We Care". The program is designed to promote Citizenship, Accountibility, Respect, and Empathy in the Cline community. The song was written by Cline Music Teacher, Mr. Bill Burns and included special guests Mrs. Carrie Burns on flute and IMC director Mrs. Deb Nelson on guitar. The program was videotaped and will be broadcast on Miami Valley Cable. Read More

Dayton Philharmonic Brass Quintet Concert

Monday, December 15, 2014
Dayton Philharmonic Brass Quintet Concert On December 15th, the Dayton Philharmonic Brass Quintet performed a concert for Cline Elementary 3rd and 5th graders. Selections included seasonal repertoire, and demonstrations of the Trumpet, French Horn, Trombone, and Tuba. Students learned about the history of each instrument and explored the way sound is created on brass instruments. The program was organized by Music teacher, Bill Burns. Read More

"Systems Go"

Sunday, November 30, 2014
On Tuesday November 25th the Air Force Rock Band, "Systems Go", performed for the Cline student body as part of the Thanksgiving gathering. The assembly included various sing-a-longs, patriotic songs, and concluded with a performance of the "Star Spangled Banner". Read More

RETIRED LIEUTENANT COLONEL VISITS CLINE AS PART OF GRANDPARENTS/VETERANS PROGRAM

Tuesday, November 25, 2014
RETIRED LIEUTENANT COLONEL VISITS CLINE AS PART OF GRANDPARENTS/VETERANS PROGRAM

Cline Elementary hosted Retired Lieutenant Colonel Mark Marvich during their morning assembly honoring grandparents and veterans on November 25. Speaking on the “Importance of Music in the Military,” Lt. Col. Marvich shared the history of military music with the assembled crowd of adult guests and students following musical performances by each 2-5 grade level. Read More


CLINE COUGAR CHORUS OPENS THE HOMETOWN HOLIDAY WALK

Tuesday, November 25, 2014
CLINE COUGAR CHORUS OPENS THE HOMETOWN HOLIDAY WALK

Centerville’s annual Hometown Holiday Walk hosted the Cline Cougar Chorus at Centerville United Methodist Church on November 23. Cline opened the afternoon of holiday singing and shopping with Peace Round/Child of Peace and ended with the Star Spangled Banner. The group is led by music teacher Bill Burns. Read More


CLINE PARTNERS WITH LOWE’S TO IMPROVE FRONT ENTRANCE AREA

Tuesday, August 12, 2014
CLINE PARTNERS WITH LOWE’S TO IMPROVE FRONT ENTRANCE AREA

Cline students will open their 2014-15 school year passing by a refurbished front entrance area, thanks to a $4,200 grant from Lowe’s. Cline PTO parent Dina Sykora worked with the home improvement company to create a space that includes trees, plants, and boulders, and that offers a learning place for students as well as a welcoming invitation to visitors. Read More


School of Rock!

Tuesday, May 27, 2014
School of Rock! Members of the Cline Elementary guitar club, “The School of Rock”, performed for the residents at St. Leonard’s on Friday May 23rd. The club is directed Cline music teacher, Mr. Bill Burns. Read More