SGWS alumni, Patrick Fields and Tim Miller, are both achieving musical and academic accolades in their senior years’ of high school.
Tim attends Revere High School, and has been very busy in his last four years both on stage, on field, and in orchestra. He’s been leading the flute section for the Revere Marching Minutemen for 3 of the 4 years he’s been involved. He also enjoys playing his flute in the Revere Wind Ensemble and is an active member of active member of Revere Players pit orchestra.
Tim likes to get on stage as well and has scored roles in the Revere Play’s productions of Alice in Wonderland, The Sound of Music and The Music Man. Tim also served as the stage manager in the company’s presentation of Our Town.
In addition to all this, Tim performs in the ETC “All Americans” show choir and manages to be in the National Honors Society for his high grades in AP classes.
He says, “Next year I hope to attend Miami University to study Biochemistry, but I will never forget what I learned at SGWS.”
Patrick goes to Firestone where he has performed throughout his years in the Firestone’s Men’s, Symphonic, and Madrigal choirs, along with roles in school musicals over the years including — Mary Poppins, Ghost, The Little Mermaid, In the Heights, Bye Bye Birdie, and Shrek the Musical. Patrick doesn’t need to sing to be on stage, he also enjoys the theater and has held roles in Firestone’s drama department including in Romeo and Juliet, Intimate Apparel, and Dear Gabby.
Patrick plans to go to Baldwin Wallace College for Piano performance and Arts Management and he already has his foot in the door, as a member of BW’s esteemed Men’s Chorus, directed by Frank Bianchi. Patrick says he’d like to use his degree to “perform in and manage musical groups and orchestras around the world to share the gifts God has given me.”
He is also grateful for his early education at Spring Garden and the start it gave him in music. “I would like to especially thank Mrs. Theo Michaels and Mr. Edward Grimes for setting me on a path of professionalism and musicality.”