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Departing Teacher: Shawn Costantino

Lucas Cohen-d’Arbeloff May 30, 2021

Upper School Performing Arts Chair Shawn Costantino will depart after 14 years of teaching instrumental music to become the founding Head of Arts at Ransom Everglades School in Miami. Costantino directed...

Jazz bands, teacher perform in first show

Jensen Pak November 7, 2012

With dimmed lighting and the aroma of food permeating the restaurant, the Vibrato Grill buzzed with activity as the Harvard-Westlake Advanced Jazz combo and the Jazz Explorers stepped onto the stage. These...

Jazz ensembles perform Radiohead covers

December 15, 2011

By David Lim "Call the concert Radio-jazz-head," Studio Jazz Band pianist Nick Healy ’13 of the Radiohead-infused Winter Jazz Concert said. Two ensembles played covers of Radiohead songs "Paranoid...

Musician deconstructs styles of songwriters

May 24, 2011

By Rebecca Nussbaum "Writing songs was the easiest part of any of it," Kathryn Gallagher ’11 said. During the first semester, Gallagher studied the music of Bob Dylan, Elton John, Carole King...

Musicians Freestyle at year’s last Vibrato show

February 15, 2011

By Kelly Ohriner Four jazz combos including the Advanced Jazz Combo and the Jazz Explorers performed at Vibrato, an Italian restaurant in Bel Air, on Jan. 30. The show lasted three hours with each combo...

Chamber Singers to spend 10 days in Italy

March 24, 2009

By Candice Navi Chamber Singers will travel through Italy by bus over spring break, visiting cities such as Rome, Pisa, Motecatini, Florence, Mestre and Venice. Director of the Choral Deparment Rodger...

Lotus Festival welcomes Jazz Explorers

September 5, 2007

By Faire Davidson and Lesley WhitakerThe Jazz Explorers’ performance at the Convocation ceremony this morning was the group’s second performance in two months. The Jazz Explorers attended the...

Guest artist to join jazz students

April 25, 2007

By Ben Goldstein Grammy-nominated trumpet player Wayne Bergeron will play alongside each student band for one or two of their songs on May 26 during the Spring Jazz Concert. Bergeron, who plays lead trumpet...

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