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Award-winning composer David Amram imparts wisdom, music at Speaker Series performance

Award-winning composer David Amram imparts wisdom, music at Speaker Series performance

by Kathy Fang and Jin Tuan

November 12, 2019

Award-winning composer David Amram wrapped up his week's visit at the upper school as this year's artist in residence with his performance at this year’s Speaker Series event in the Patil Theater last Friday. Amram spoke about his life’s work, sharing stories and wisdom from his rich career of...

Blues and bass lines: Harker’s annual Evening of Jazz features student jazz groups from middle and upper school

Blues and bass lines: Harker’s annual Evening of Jazz features student jazz groups from middle and upper school

by Arushi Saxena, Global Editor

April 25, 2019

Lights flooded the stage as a medley of saxophones embarked on a melody, softly accompanied by a piano riff which soon swelled in conjunction with the rest of the band. With a crash and a bang from the drums, Harker’s annual Evening of Jazz began. Opening with a set by the middle school’s Jazz...

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

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

Annual winter concert unites Lab Band, Jazz Band, Orchestra

Annual winter concert unites Lab Band, Jazz Band, Orchestra

by Ryan Guan, Executive News Editor

January 20, 2019

The upper school’s Lab Band, Jazz Band and Orchestra, directed by music teachers Naoki Taniguchi and Dr. Dave Hart, performed their annual Winter Concert in the Patil Theater on Friday at 7:30 p.m. The Lab Band performed "What Do You Say, Dr. J?" by James Williams, "Zigaboogaloo" by Nicholas Payto...

School meeting recap 1/14/19

School meeting recap 1/14/19

by Ryan Guan, Executive News Editor

January 16, 2019

The second meeting of the year began with Eagle Update. Various spring sports interest meetings will be taking place this week. The History and Languages Departments announced a lecture by Celine Glon about the French Revolution in French teacher Agnes Pommier's room during lunch on Monday. Career...

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