Students named Spotlight semifinalists

Two upper school students were named semifinalists for the Los Angeles County Spotlight Awards, both in the Jazz Instrumental category. Roughly 1,500 high school students auditioned for the awards this year in a broad range of categories including Jazz. Of these students, 108 entrants were selected as semifinalists this year, with 15 semifinalists in the […]

Performers: remember what came before you

Here I was, at peace with the world and going about my merry way in the gorgeous Blue Ridge Mountains and, lo and behold, what should I receive, but several emails and telephone messages from HW jazz musicians, parents. and alum. All expressed concern for the manner in which, in three interviews, a jazz student […]