‘The Music Man’ coming to Cortez in high school production

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‘The Music Man’ coming to Cortez in high school production

M-CHS drama production will open March 8
During a rehearsal, drama director Nicholaus Sandner coaches Jadon Cruzan and Madison Sitton, the main characters in Montezuma-Cortez High School’s upcoming production of “The Music Man.”
Erika Alvero/The Journal

The staff directors of the high school musical said they chose The Music Man because it’s a classic, involves many students, and is recognizable to the community.
Erika Alvero/The Journal

Elinore Muhonen and Chandler Snyder during a Tuesday afternoon rehearsal, a week before The Music Man’s March 8 opening show. Putting together the dance sequences have posed some of the greatest challenges for the crew, according to the directors.
Erika Alvero/The Journal

The Music Man cast involves a wide range of ages, including elementary and middle school students, in addition to some community members. Here Jadon Cruzan (left) and Brian Sandner practice a duet dance sequence.
Erika Alvero/The Journal

The winter musical’s pit orchestra has grown over the years, according to the directors.
Erika Alvero/The JournalChoir teacher Marla Sitton is the musical director for the show.
Erika Alvero/The JournalMadison Sitton co-stars as Marian the Librarian in The Music Man.
Erika Alvero/The JournalJadon Cruzan plays the role of Harold Hill, a con artist trying to sell musical instruments throughout the Midwest.
Erika Alvero/The JournalThe Music Man crew rehearse a large dance number.
Erika Alvero/The Journal

The show’s barbershop quartet strike a pose.

‘The Music Man’ coming to Cortez in high school production

During a rehearsal, drama director Nicholaus Sandner coaches Jadon Cruzan and Madison Sitton, the main characters in Montezuma-Cortez High School’s upcoming production of “The Music Man.”
Erika Alvero/The Journal

The staff directors of the high school musical said they chose The Music Man because it’s a classic, involves many students, and is recognizable to the community.
Erika Alvero/The Journal

Elinore Muhonen and Chandler Snyder during a Tuesday afternoon rehearsal, a week before The Music Man’s March 8 opening show. Putting together the dance sequences have posed some of the greatest challenges for the crew, according to the directors.
Erika Alvero/The Journal

The Music Man cast involves a wide range of ages, including elementary and middle school students, in addition to some community members. Here Jadon Cruzan (left) and Brian Sandner practice a duet dance sequence.
Erika Alvero/The Journal

The winter musical’s pit orchestra has grown over the years, according to the directors.
Erika Alvero/The JournalChoir teacher Marla Sitton is the musical director for the show.
Erika Alvero/The JournalMadison Sitton co-stars as Marian the Librarian in The Music Man.
Erika Alvero/The JournalJadon Cruzan plays the role of Harold Hill, a con artist trying to sell musical instruments throughout the Midwest.
Erika Alvero/The JournalThe Music Man crew rehearse a large dance number.
Erika Alvero/The Journal

The show’s barbershop quartet strike a pose.
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