Magnificent Music

Magnificent Music

Upper school students in orchestra and choir performed in The Fall Instrumental and Choral concert, their first joint concert of the year. Students ranging from 10th to 12th grade were featured in the concert at Emmanuel Lutheran Church on Nov. 30 and Dec. 1. Preparation for the concert started at the beginning of the school […]

Musicians to play in two shows

The Camerata Strings and the Symphony Orchestra will perform two concerts Feb. 12 and 13. Small groups will perform pieces separately. No piece will be played by the entire orchestra. “There’s several small ensembles, everything from a cello-harp duet to a string ensemble of about 20 players, and everything in between,” performing arts teacher Mark […]

Students to perform in Fall Instrumental Concert Nov. 20

Wind Ensemble, Camerata Strings and Symphony will be playing in the Fall Instrumental Concert on Friday, Nov. 20. Two harpists, Miria Chen ’17 and Claire Dennis ’17, will be performing. “It’s very cool [that we have two harpists this year],” Upper School Orchestra Director Mark Hilt said. “I had a harpist the last time four […]

Symphony, Wind Ensemble, Camerata Strings to perform with alumna

In the final concert of the year, the Upper School Symphony, Wind Ensemble and Camerata Strings were scheduled to play a wide array of pieces April 28. The concert, which had not taken place at press time, was expected to feature two chamber pieces played by two groups within Symphony, including a percussion quartet that […]

Class changes name to ‘Camerata Strings’

The Upper School Concert Strings course will be renamed “Camerata Strings” next school year to “clarify the progression that students are making as they are promoted to the upper school ensemble,” music teacher Mark Hilt said. “Part of our review process is to make certain that the different classes lead, one to the next,” Hilt […]