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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

Members of Chamber Singers, Bel Canto, Wolverine Chorus and Jazz Singers prepare to sing the National Anthem alongside other school choirs at Angel Stadium.

Choirs perform at Angel Stadium

Davis Marks May 8, 2022

Choral students performed at a baseball game at Angel Stadium in Anaheim on Friday. Members of Chamber Singers, Bel Canto, Wolverine Chorus and Jazz Singers joined other local schools' choirs to perform...

Dance students perform in an outdoor showcase during Multicultural Fair.

Dance students perform in outdoor showcase

Chloe Park and Grant Park May 7, 2022

Advanced Dance I: Choreography students performed in an immersive dance showcase in the outdoor hallway between Mudd Library and Seaver during the school's Multicultural Fair on May 5. Director of Dance...

Designers in Action

Designers in Action

Jina Jeon and Claire Conner March 23, 2022

Sitting in front of a wall covered in magazine scraps, sketches and patterns, Paisley Kandler ’22 traced over her fashion designs on Procreate, a digital illustration app. A sewing machine hummed in...

Chamber Singers member Terence Mathew 23 performs for his family and the school community.

Choirs sing in winter concert

Averie Perrin and Kriste An December 22, 2021

The Upper School Performing Arts Department hosted its 2021 Winter Choral Concert, featuring performances from Bel Canto, Wolverine Chorus, Chamber Singers and Jazz Singers, in Rugby Auditorium on Dec....

Dancers present showcase

Ella Yadegar December 22, 2021

Advanced Dance I students performed student-choreographed dance routines in the 2021 Winter Dance Showcase on Dec. 9. The first of the two performance groups opened the showcase by dancing to “Save...

Illustration by Sydney Fener

Coffeehouse Continues

Becca Berlin November 18, 2021

Prefect Council hosted the first Coffeehouse of the year Nov. 15 in Chalmers after school. Featuring student performances in music, poetry and dance, the event marks the return of on-campus Coffeehouses...

Illustration by Sydney Fener

Chorus In The Forest

Vasilia Yordanova November 18, 2021

The Upper School choir program left for an overnight retreat in the San Bernardino Mountains on Nov. 13. Chamber Singers, Bel Canto and Jazz Singers stayed at the Alpine Meadows Retreat Center. All...

Students view films made by their classmates in Ahmanson Theater, which was one of the activities available during Community Time.

Student and faculty artistic talents showcased in Community Time

Madison Baffo September 16, 2021

Upper school students gathered on Monday, Sept. 14 for an interactive event where they had the opportunity to experience the creative talents of the school community. In the Feldman-Horn gallery, art...

From right to left: Wearing costumes they got from the giveaway, Hunter Griswold 22, Will Cramer 22, Ty Gatins 22, Santiago Kelly 22, Tosa Odiase 22, Oliver Wyman 22 and Assistant Features Editor Harry Tarses 23 pose for a photo.

Performing Arts Department organizes costume giveaway

Natasha Speiss and James Hess September 7, 2021

The Performing Arts Department hosted an impromptu costume giveaway in Rugby Auditorium in order to manage their limited storage space Friday. Prior to the event, many of the department's costumes were...

Performing Arts Performance Links

June 26, 2021

DANCE:  Remote/Reflect:  https://vimeo.com/553842909/fbf05c69b2 Preview: https://vimeo.com/542414450/f6c795582e Windows: https://vimeo.com/503226528/ea2b8d878e MUSIC: Winter Choir Concert 2020: https://vimeo.com/563452788/41f092f073 Spring...

The spotlights focus in on Brandon Liang 21 as he performs onstage with the schools Jazz Band.

Senior Star: Brandon Liang

Vasilia Yordanova June 3, 2021

When saxophonist Brandon Liang ’21 stepped on stage to perform at the 2018 Worldstrides Heritage Festival in Seattle with his fellow Jazz Band musicians, adrenaline rushed through his veins. As the...

Departing Teacher: Cynthia Winters

Natalie Cosgrove June 1, 2021

After 37 years at the school, Performing Arts Teacher and Director of Dance Cynthia Winters will retire. During her career, Winters inspired students to reach out of their comfort zones and explore movement...

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