Performing Arts reintroduces fundamental music theory class

Fundamentals of Music class, formerly known as Basic Music Theory, will be brought back next year by Performing Arts Teacher Mark Hilt to prepare students for AP Music Theory. Basic Music Theory will cover sight singing, ear training and basic melodic dictation, skills for those students who plan to advance to the more rigorous AP […]

One grand day

By Neha Nimmagadda Booths lined Grand Avenue and people of all ages filled the street Sunday as music streamed from outdoor stages. Inside Disney Hall, Jack McFadden-Talbot ’09 and Andy Alden ’09 looked on as others performed music they composed. As a part of the Young Composers program, Talbot and Alden collaborated on a piece, […]

Four seniors chosen for California honor choir

By Emily Friedman Michael Kim ’08, Justin Kuritzkes ’08, Kevin Long ’08 and Monica Villar ’08 participated in the Southern California Honor Choir concert in Sacramento during the California Music Educators’ Association State Convention.  Choral teacher Roger Guererro said that the four singers were judged in a highly selective audition process for the regional choirs, […]