Spotify-ing Talent

Spotify-ing Talent

As his Spotify follower count ticked up by the minute, Graham Berger-Sacks ’20 grew increasingly curious about what was happening. Checking his phone anxiously between classes, possibilities began to race through his mind. When the metrics on his Spotify developer account finally updated at 9 p.m., Berger-Sacks said he could not believe his eyes. His […]

Political State of Mind

Political State of Mind

“Son do you know why I’m stopping you for,” music artist and Grammy-winner Shawn “Jay-Z” Carter rapped in his 2004 song “99 Problems”. “Cause I’m young and I’m black and my hat’s real low.” For Jay-Z, music has always acted as a medium to address social and political currents; in “99 Problems,” Jay-Z comments on […]

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 […]