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Upper school orchestra celebrates seniors in annual spring concert

Conductor Dr. David Hart leads the upper school orchestra in a performance of Stravinsky's

by Kathy Fang, Managing Editor

May 3, 2019

Wrapping up a year of concerts and performances, the upper school orchestra played their final concert of the school year in the Patil Theater tonight, honoring senior musicians in an expansive collection of pieces that ranged from Harry Potter to Stravinsky. The show, which began at 8 p.m. following...

Upper school vocal ensembles celebrate nature in eco-music choral concert

All upper school choral performers finished last Friday's concert with a closing song, Carly Simon's

by Alysa Suleiman, Reporter

May 2, 2019

Colorful lights illuminate the wide stage as a flood of students briskly step to their places on the multi-leveled risers. With a precise flick of her hand, Susan Nace, upper school vocal teacher and director of Camerata, Cantilena and co-director of Bel Canto, begins to conduct “Turn the World Around”,...

Jazz groups perform in an Evening of Jazz, ending with a commemoration of graduating seniors

A saxophonist solos on top of the upper school Jazz Band's set during Evening of Jazz. Both upper schoolers and middle schoolers performed at the event, which featured an extensive set list as well as a ceremony honoring the graduating seniors.

by Esha Gohil, Reporter

April 21, 2019

Jazz groups from the Middle School and Upper School continued their annual tradition of performing in Evening of Jazz, held tonight in the Rothschild Performing Center. The show started at 6:30 p.m and ended at 9:00 p.m, with a brief 10 minute intermission in between. The night began with 6th gr...

Miró Quartet brings the strings to upper school Concert Series

The Miró Quartet in an undated photograph from their website's press kit.

by Ryan Guan, Executive News Editor

December 12, 2018

This year's Harker Concert Series continued as the Miró Quartet performed in the Patil Theater last Friday at 8 p.m. The string quartet, comprising violinists Daniel Ching and William Fedkenheuer, violist John Largess and cellist Joshua Gindele, was formed in 1995 and is named after the painter Joan...

Four choral groups perform songs from around the world in winter concert

Cantilena members Karli Sharp (12), Marina Logue (12), Meghna Phalke (12), Hannah Eckert (12) and Tasha Moorjani (11) sing at the winter concert. The program included Cantilena, Camerata, Bel Canto and SUS4.

by Zachary Hoffman, TALON Reporter

December 2, 2018

Tambourines shake in hand and piano plays in the background; the voices of Harker’s choirs ring inside the theater. The Winter Concert featured performances by Bel Canto, Camerata, Cantilena and SUS4 at the annual non-ticketed event in the Rothschild Performing Arts Center on Nov. 30 at 6:30 p.m. The...

Concert Series returns after two years with jazz performance

Jazz pianist Taylor Eigsti performs a solo in a piece at tonight's show, which was the first performance of tonight's Concert Series, as upper school music teacher Dave Hart and jazz saxophonist Dayna Stephens look on.

by Kathy Fang, Managing Editor

October 18, 2018

Members of the Harker community were invited to attend the first performance in this year's Harker Concert Series, which was hosted at 8 p.m. tonight in the Patil Theater and featured jazz pianist Taylor Eigsti and jazz saxophonist Dayna Stephens. Eigsti, who is childhood friends with upper...

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