Wednesday, December 1, 2010

New Web site features school music program

Old Northeast - Downtown St. Pete Patch
St. Raphael Catholic School’s music program is featured on a new Web site that highlights local news for downtown St. Petersburg and Old Northeast, including Snell Isle. There is also video of a rehearsal included with the article. The video in embedded above.

Writer Taylor Tepper of the Old Northeast – Downtown St. Pete Patch interviewed the school’s music teacher, Joy auf dem Kampe, about the program that she and her husband Volker started nearly 25 years ago when they moved here from Germany.’

Principal Valerie Wostbrock is quoted giving high praise to the couple. "The auf dem Kampes bring the best out of the students by setting high expectations," she said. "They have become intertwined in the fabric of St. Raphael."

The article also mentions the auf dem Kampes’ daughter, Becky Wahlberg, who directs the Children’s Choir and plays in the Praise Band.

St. Raphael Catholic School Christmas Concert is Thursday, December 16 at 7 p.m. in the Parish Center.

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