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Students perform at Performing Arts Festival. To commemorate Orchestra Director Mark Hilts last concert, Hilt joined students on stage for a final piece.

Lights Up: Chamber Orchestra and Symphony perform in spring concert

Celine Wang, Staff Writer May 8, 2024

The Upper School Symphony and Chamber Orchestra performed in Rugby Auditorium as part of the Performing Arts Festival on April 25. At the end of the performance, Symphony Director Mark Hilt joined the...

Symphony performs in Pasadena

Sarah Lee November 29, 2016

Students in the Upper School Symphony performed a concert for the elderly at the Pasadena Presbyterian Church Nov. 9. This was the symphony’s first performance of the year, and the musicians wanted to...

Anna Gong 18 practices a violin solo in the orchestra room. Credit: Claire Dennis/Chronicle

Anna Gong ’18 pursues her passion for violin

Claire Dennis May 14, 2016

Every night, Anna Gong ’18 plays scales to warm up her fingers for 10 minutes. She flips through her music looking for her solo piece, and plays through the piece from beginning to end, replaying the...

Musicians to perform last concert

Elly Choi April 29, 2016

The Spring Instrumental Music Concert at Saperstein Theater on May 6 will be the last concert of the year for the Middle School ensembles. The concert will highlight the skills the ensembles have worked...

Students to perform in solo concert

Caty Szeto February 11, 2016

Several students will play as soloists at the upcoming middle school Chamber Music and Solo Concert. The concert will be held in Saperstein Theater at the middle school campus Feb. 19 at 7:00 p.m. It...

Symphony earns award at festival

Noa Yadidi April 30, 2014

The Symphony Orchestra earned the highest award possible at the Southern California Band & Symphony festival Saturday, April 12. The orchestra had to play a piece that was not professionally arranged....

Winter Chamber Music features small groups

Su Jin Nam February 23, 2014

Symphony orchestra, concert strings and wind ensemble combined to play in the Winter Instrumental Chamber Music Concert at 5 p.m. at Santa Monica 1st Presbyterian Church Sunday Feb. 23. Rather than multiple,...

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