Jazz concert to feature other genres

The first jazz concert of the year Dec. 13 will showcase three jazz ensembles and a wide variety of music other than jazz. “I’m excited to be able to perform with the whole ensemble in front of an audience for the first time this year,” Percussionist Sophia Dienstag ’17 said. The three ensembles, Jazz Band, […]

Chamber Singers participate in festival

Chamber Singers performed in their first public appearance this year at a festival held at the Biola University Conservatory of Music in La Mirada. “The festival at Biola was an amazing experience,” said Theodore Sokoloff ’15, who sang at the festival. “We were surrounded by so many talented choirs, and I learned a ton from […]

Students to perform in annual holiday choral concert

Choral students may dedicate the annual holiday concert, “Gloria: Rejoice & Sing” to the memory of science teacher Jim Brink, who died Nov. 12. The concert will take place at the First Presbyterian Church of Santa Monica Dec. 12. The men’s Wolverine Chorus, women’s Bel Canto, mixed-gender Chamber Singers and Jazz Singers will perform. The […]

Dance class to perform showcase

Advanced Dance I will perform its annual Outreach Dance Showcase Performance in the Dance Studio Dec. 10 at 9:30 a.m. for ARC, an organization for mentally challenged adults. The dances in this annual outreach showcase were choreographed for ARC. “It is always a very special experience for our students and the audience,” upper school dance […]

MS Winter Concert to take place

The Winter Instrumental Music Concert Dec. 5 will be the first concert of the year for the Middle School Orchestra and one of the first performing arts productions of the year at the Middle School. “It’s an exciting concert because we get to share with the audience and the students the progression of our program,” […]

A "Foodie Fiasco"

Kelly Morrison ’16 has managed to profit from the gluten-free trend with her food blog, www.foodiefiasco.com. Morrison went vegetarian in 2011 for moral reasons and also started her blog that year. Quickly, however, she got a lot of demand not just for healthy vegetarian food, but also for paleo, vegan and of course, gluten-free recipes. […]

High Stakes: 'Hitting Submit'

The Athlete: Summer* chose to apply Early Decision to Oberlin College and hit send on the Common Application last week. “It is not at all a Division I track school, or a sports-oriented school whatsoever, but they have been reaching toward me, and I really like the school, so I think that’s it,” Summer said. […]

In Good Company

Seven hours. That’s all. After 17 hours of rehearsal per week for two months, that’s all you have to show what you’ve done: three performances totaling a little more than seven hours. Auditions began for the musical “Company” two months ago, but for some it was even earlier. I rehearsed for two weeks for my […]

'As You Like It' cast list released

A cast of 23 students, selected during auditions last week, will perform the play “As You Like It” in Rugby Auditorium Feb. 5-7. Performing arts teacher Ted Walch will direct. Rehearsals will begin Nov. 18. The Shakespearean comedy tells the story of a duke’s daughter, her lover, and their closest friends as they deal with […]

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