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Harker Aquila

The student news site of The Harker School.

Harker Aquila

Conductor Dr. David Hart leads the upper school orchestra in a performance of Stravinskys The Firebird Suite during tonights concert, which was the last orchestra performance of the school year.

Upper school orchestra celebrates seniors in annual spring concert

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...

“Each piece that I play, when Im playing it, its more than the music. Every piece has its own historical meaning, especially for classical music. Sometimes the composers were trying to express different sorts of meanings that were relative to the historical context during the time, so I think its really interesting to study that. Studying music and playing music in relation to history, and especially when Im on orchestra tours, and being able to play a piece that was composed in that specific country, is extremely cool. For my Mitra topic, Im doing [research] related to the French Revolution and opera. Ive always been interested in the intertwined  nature of history and music,” Constance Horng (12) said.

Humans of Harker: Beyond the labels

by Sara Yen, Asst. Features Editor October 10, 2018

Poised and graceful, Constance Horng (12) nods over her bow, signaling the other players in the quartet to start, as she smoothly glides her bow across the strings of her violin, releasing a clear, precise...

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