Musicians perform in instrumental concert

Musicians perform in instrumental concert

Musicians from the Upper School Symphony, Wind Ensemble, Camerata Strings and String Quartet performed in the Fall Instrumental Music Concert in the Rugby Theater Nov. 18. Students performed piecessuch as Bela Bartok’s “Romanian Folk Dances,” Antonin Dvorak’s “String Quartet in F” and other compositions. Performing Arts Teacher Shawn Costantino conducted the Wind Ensemble, and Mark […]

Seniors to play in last concert of the year

Seniors in Symphony Orchestra will perform Terry Riley’s musical piece “In C” outdoors on the Feldman-Horn plaza beginning at 4:30 p.m. May 31. This will be the seniors’ last concert. As a tradition, seniors have performed “In C” in past years for the senior art festival. “In C” will be the only performing arts portion […]

MS Orchestra performs concert May 6

The Spring Instrumental Music Concert at Saperstein Theater on May 6 will be the last concert of the year for the Middle School ensembles. The concert will highlight the skills that the ensembles have achieved since the beginning of the school year. Six ensembles, ranging from the Middle School Symphony to Beginning Band, will be featured. […]

Students perform in annual spring jazz concert

Students perform in annual spring jazz concert

About 70 students performed in the spring jazz concert April 20 in the Rugby Theater. The students have been rehearsing since the beginning of the year. There were six jazz groups that played in total. The middle school Jazz Band, Jazz Ensemble, Studio Jazz Band and Jazz Band played in the concert. There were also […]

Musicians to perform last concert

The Spring Instrumental Music Concert at Saperstein Theater on May 6 will be the last concert of the year for the Middle School ensembles. The concert will highlight the skills the ensembles have worked on since the beginning of the school year. Six ensembles will perform. The most advanced ensemble, the Middle School Symphony, will […]

Students to perform in solo concert

Several students will play as soloists at the upcoming middle school Chamber Music and Solo Concert. The concert will be held in Saperstein Theater at the middle school campus Feb. 19 at 7:00 p.m. It will feature six student instrumentalists on the piano, violin, clarinet and double bass. Each year, the Middle School Symphony puts […]

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 […]

Choirs compete in Festival Clinic Concert

Students in Bel Canto, Chamber Singers and Wolverine Chorus competed in the Festival Clinic Concert March 24 in Rugby Auditorium. Due to lack of signups from other choirs, Harvard-Westlake was the only school to participate in the competition this year. “It was more like a choir clinic for us to receive criticism for the songs […]

Musicians combine for Major Works Concert

The Symphony orchestra, Bel Canto, Wolverine Chorus and Chamber Singers combined to perform “Alles Was Ihr Tut” Friday night, in their biennial concert, A Concert of Major Works, at the First Presbyterian Church in Santa Monica. The concert was conducted by performing arts teacher Mark Hilt and Rodger Guerrero and accompanist Sara Shakliyan. The program […]