The Downey Legend

A show for the books

On Tues., Apr. 29, the Downey High School music program presents their DHS Percussion & Chamber Music Showcase. Erick Velasquez, senior, performed his original composition  “MoonFlower“ on his Electric Drum Set.

Moises Martinez- Cortez, Community Section Editor

May 16, 2014

Audience members in the Downey High theatre walked in for a treat on Tues., May 6, as they observed performances put on by the music program during their annual DHS Percussion and Chamber Music Showcase.   The show began promptly at 7:00 p.m. with Mr. Fell, the music director and main host...


On Wednesday, Dec. 11, senior Andrew De La Cruz performs his solo for Jazz Ensemble at the Winter Concert.  The Jazz Ensemble performed three songs: “God Rest Ye Merry Trombones”, “Oh, Holy Night”, and “Perdido”.

Serene Gallardo, Community Section Editor

December 18, 2013

Downey High held its annual winter concert on Wednesday, Dec. 11 at the Downey Civic theatre, featuring the school’s music ensembles.   Music directors Corneliu Olairu and Matthew Fell’s music ensembles came together at the theatre for a 2-hour performance off campus. The concert began...

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