Harker Aquila

Music Monday: Sing Broadway with Aquila

Music Monday is a new installation featuring a different category of songs on a weekly basis.
January 18, 2021

Music Monday features a different category of songs on a weekly basis. Each Monday, Harker Aquila will release seven songs, one song for each day of the week. In tandem with this year's NYC Broadway Week,...

Music Monday: Finding hope through Aquila

Music Monday is a new installation featuring a different category of songs on a weekly basis.
January 11, 2021

Music Monday features a different category of songs on a weekly basis. Each Monday, Harker Aquila will release seven songs, one song for each day of the week. As we step into 2021, we were immediately...

Music Monday: New beginnings with Aquila

Music Monday is a new installation featuring a different category of songs on a weekly basis.
January 4, 2021

Music Monday features a different category of songs on a weekly basis. Each Monday, Harker Aquila will release seven songs, one song for each day of the week. Whether you've "gotta feeling" for what will...

The show must go on: Student directors prepare plays to be shown virtually

From left to right, Jasmine Li (10), Sarah Raymond (12) and Aastha Mangla (10) rehearse lines in the Rothschild Performing Arts Center on Nov. 18. All three students are performing in senior director Vaishnavi Murari's play
December 18, 2020

Ever since joining the performing arts community at the upper school in freshman year, Topaz Gao (12) knew they found their place of inspiration. Their journey in theater inspired them to dabble in playwriting,...

The mastermind of Taylor Swift, ever more a transcendent musician

Swift’s career over the past decade or so has been defined by bright, showy music videos and star-studded live performances complete with pyrotechnics and magnificent displays. Current pandemic limitations have obviously altered the entertainment landscape, but Swift’s latest albums are proof that her genius lies not with the flamboyance of Hollywood but with the heart of her success: songwriting.
December 14, 2020

She’s done it again. In the last sixteen months, singer-songwriter and all-around musical vanguard Taylor Swift has released 56 new songs, six music videos, three feature-length films and two albums....

Music Monday: Happy Holidays from Aquila

Music Monday is a new installation featuring a different category of songs on a weekly basis.
December 14, 2020

Music Monday features a different category of songs on a weekly basis. Each Monday, Harker Aquila will release seven songs, one song for each day of the week. During the last school week of the year, we...

Conservatory wishes the community happy holidays

After Downbeat's performance, the upper school Jazz Band & Lab Band directed by Dave Hart played
Annual holiday show produces festive and unprecedented performances
December 13, 2020

On Friday Dec. 11, the upper school community watched Harker’s middle school and upper school performing arts groups during the assembly period. Orchestra members faded in and out of the screen, the...

No retreat, no surrender

Kinetic Krew dances outside during a section of their virtual
Kinetic Krew’s “White Flag” video sets a new precedent for virtual dance
December 10, 2020

In wartime, a white flag represents an ultimate, definite concession. It calls the surrender, requests the truce and cements the defeat. But now, the pandemic has waged a war against normalcy, threatening...

6 movies to warm you up this holiday season

Posters for
December 9, 2020

During this holiday season, though we might not all have the opportunity to ski through snowy hills in Lake Tahoe or gather around a fireplace at a large Christmas party, we can still fill our time up...

Music Monday: Rewind with Aquila

Music Monday is a new installation featuring a different category of songs on a weekly basis.
December 7, 2020

Music Monday features a different category of songs on a weekly basis. Each Monday, Harker Aquila will release seven songs, one song for each day of the week. During this last month of 2020, revisit all...

Music Monday: Stay positive with Aquila

Music Monday is a new installation featuring a different category of songs on a weekly basis.
November 30, 2020

Music Monday features a different category of songs on a weekly basis. Each Monday, Harker Aquila will release seven songs, one song for each day of the week. As we enter the first week of December, the...

Music Monday: Give thanks with Aquila

Music Monday is a new installation featuring a different category of songs on a weekly basis.
November 16, 2020

Music Monday features a different category of songs on a weekly basis. Each Monday, Harker Aquila will release seven songs, one song for each day of the week. As Thanksgiving draws near and school transitions...

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