Vicki White Miltun directs the Mercer Island Symphonic and Philharmonic Orchestras at their Disney and Dessert fundraiser on Feb. 25. Katie Metzger/staff photo

Vicki White Miltun directs the Mercer Island Symphonic and Philharmonic Orchestras at their Disney and Dessert fundraiser on Feb. 25. Katie Metzger/staff photo

Island orchestra students perform Disney classics and beyond

Songs from “Small World” to “Star Wars” were featured at the Disney and Dessert fundraising concert.

Mercer Island orchestras performed a variety of songs — from the “Mickey Mouse March” to the “Cantina Band Song” from “Star Wars” — at their annual Disney and Dessert fundraiser on Feb. 25 at the high school.

The concert is organized by the orchestra booster club, Team O, and raises money for all seven of Mercer Island School District’s orchestras, grades 5-12.

Team O is the booster club for MISD orchestra and is a 501(c)(3) organization that is a primary source of funding for instruments, music coaching, workshops and performance tours.

See www.TeamO-MI.org for more.


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Themed baked goods complemented the music at the Disney and Dessert concert. Katie Metzger/staff photo

Themed baked goods complemented the music at the Disney and Dessert concert. Katie Metzger/staff photo

Orchestra students walk in to the performance space at Mercer Island High School, performing “It’s a Small World.” Katie Metzger/staff photo

Orchestra students walk in to the performance space at Mercer Island High School, performing “It’s a Small World.” Katie Metzger/staff photo

Young Islanders dressed in Disney costumes admire the dessert display. Katie Metzger/staff photo

Young Islanders dressed in Disney costumes admire the dessert display. Katie Metzger/staff photo

Student performers also sported costumes for the Disney and Dessert fundraiser. Katie Metzger/staff photo

Student performers also sported costumes for the Disney and Dessert fundraiser. Katie Metzger/staff photo

Volunteers step up to draw raffle tickets and help announce the winners of the baskets. Katie Metzger/staff photo

Volunteers step up to draw raffle tickets and help announce the winners of the baskets. Katie Metzger/staff photo

Audience members at Disney and Dessert color pages featuring Goofy, Donald Duck and Simba while waiting for the concert to start. Katie Metzger/staff photo

Audience members at Disney and Dessert color pages featuring Goofy, Donald Duck and Simba while waiting for the concert to start. Katie Metzger/staff photo

Rachel Leung performs a harp solo of “Can You Feel the Love Tonight” on Feb. 25. Katie Metzger/staff photo

Rachel Leung performs a harp solo of “Can You Feel the Love Tonight” on Feb. 25. Katie Metzger/staff photo

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