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The Harvard-Westlake Chronicle

The Student News Site of Harvard-Westlake School

The Harvard-Westlake Chronicle

The Student News Site of Harvard-Westlake School

The Harvard-Westlake Chronicle

Seniors put on solo show night

Aleksei Aguero May 27, 2015

Seniors in Wolverine Chorus, Bel Canto, Chamber Singers and Jazz Singers performed at the annual Senior Solo Night in Saint Saviour’s Chapel on May 26. Seniors performed solos, duets and group numbers....

Summer video program to launch music workshop

Lauren Kim May 27, 2015

A new pilot program will be added to the Righteous Conversations Project focusing on World War II-era music, folk song traditions and 21st century composing. Participants in the Righteous Conversations...

Samantha Ho 16 stands next to Congressman Brad Sherman under her pastel self-portat titled Pointilism Study displayed in the Capitol Rotunda. Photo used with permission of Samantha Ho.

Student self-portrait to be displayed in Capitol Rotunda

Tiffany Kim May 27, 2015

Samantha Ho ’16 won an award for her "Self-Portrait after Seurat," which will be displayed in the Capitol Rotunda in June. Ho will be flown to a reception June 24 in Washington, D.C. "Probably hundreds...

Advanced Performance Studies to perform 100-character production ‘Under Milk Wood’ with 13 actors, 1 prop

Liz Yount May 27, 2015

Advanced Performance Studies will present Dylan Thomas’ "Under Milk Wood" in the Drama Lab May 31 at 4 p.m. Performing arts teacher Ted Walch will direct the play, and no tickets are required. "Under...

Gaulke postpones screening of Cuba multimedia projects

Danielle Kaye May 27, 2015

Student-made digital storytelling projects from the semester-break Cuba trip will screen June 8 instead of the original date of May 20 in Ahmanson Lecture Hall at 7 p.m. The date of the screening was postponed...

Carnegie Hall selects freshman cellist for performance

Angela Chon April 29, 2015

Samantha Yoon ’18 was selected by the American Protégé International Concerto Competition to perform cello at the Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall in New York City Dec. 19. Instrumentalists, vocalists...

Choral program competes at Heritage Festival

Aaron Lyons April 29, 2015

The entire upper school choral program performed in a private concert for the University of Southern California choir director and competed at the Heritage Festival Competition from April 8-12. At the...

Symphony, Wind Ensemble, Camerata Strings to perform with alumna

Hannah Cho April 29, 2015

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,...

Dancers choreograph their own dances for showcase

Tiffany Kim April 29, 2015

The Upper School Dance Performance will showcase Advanced Dance students Wednesday following a performance by Art of Dance students Tuesday night. Students choreographed their own dances. "The dancers...

Symphony, Jazz Band, Chamber Singers hold auditions

Katie Plotkin April 29, 2015

Rising sophomores, juniors and seniors auditioned for Symphony, Jazz Band and Chamber Singers in March and April. The results for Symphony will be announced today. Symphony auditions required students...

Students to present Cuba projects in Ahmanson Lecture Hall

Jesse Nadel April 29, 2015

Students who attended the semester-break trip to Cuba will present their digital storytelling projects in Ahmanson Lecture Hall at 7 p.m. May 20. The participants will display their various media projects,...

Students win at film festivals

Layla Moghavem March 18, 2015

Student films exploring the topics of genocide, gun violence and daily life won awards at the National Film Festival for Talented Youth, the Pacifica Screen Film Festival, the Sun Valley Film Festival’s...

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