Nearly 200 Burroughs High School music students will take the stage
this weekend for a string of "wild night" performances for the
The school's Vocal Music Assn. will present its 25th Pop Show at 7
p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday and at 2 p.m. Sunday in the
auditorium at Luther Burbank Middle School, 3700 W. Jeffries Ave.
Performances will be in Luther Burbank's auditorium because
Burroughs' auditorium is undergoing renovations.
This year's show is called "Pop Show 25: One Wild Night," named
for a popular song by the band Bon Jovi. All performances are open to
the public. Admission is $10, and seniors and students get in for $7.
Reserved seats for Friday and Saturday night are $15.
This year's show will feature about 175 students performing in
seven choirs, dance ensembles, quartets and as soloists.
"It's scattered all over the place, and very eclectic," said
Connie Trimble, co-president of Burroughs High School's Vocal Music
Assn. "The audience will see everything from hip-hop to jazz. It
really runs the gamut of the students' own tastes. Students love pop
music shows because they can do the songs that they want to do."
Students will perform a rap to Dr. Seuss' "Green Eggs and Ham"
while wearing green foam costumes, and will perform a '40s swing
number called "Java Jive." Students will also sing songs by the Foo
Fighters, the Dixie Chicks, Christina Aguilera, and Simon and
Garfunkel, and freshman Agina Alvarez will perform an original song
called "Teenage Feelings."