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The Maestro’s Corner: A D.J. Favorite

The Evolution of House Music
November 14, 2017
What makes house music "house music?" Where did it come from? And what makes it so great for dancing, anyway? Get ready to find out!

The Maestro’s Corner: Bells Under the Ocean

Debussy’s "La Cathédrale Engloutie"
October 23, 2017
"La Cathédrale Engloutie" ("The Submerged Cathedral") is one of Debussy's greatest piano works. But did you know it also tells a strange and mysterious story? Let's take a listen...

Artist of the Month: Adriana Scantianeu

Artist of the Month: Adriana Scantianeu
April 27, 2017

Throughout my high school career, I have had the pleasure of knowing this month’s honorary artist, Adriana Scantianeu. This young woman is more than deserving of this title as she is not only an amazing...

Should Auditorium Gimme the Mic Concerts Be Accessible to All?

Should Auditorium Gimme the Mic Concerts Be Accessible to All?
March 29, 2015

Gimme the Mic is a performance based class where students study vocal and performance techniques of various styles of contemporary music; self expression is heavily focused on in this course. Students...

The Maestro’s Corner: Music for the Royal Fireworks

March 26, 2015

The great composer George Frederick Handel was one of the most prolific composers of the Baroque period. He composed 16 organ concerti, 29 oratorios, (including the great Messiah), 42 operas, over 120...

The Maestro’s Corner: Queen of the Night (Opera’s Most Notorious Heroine)

Emily Hindrichs as Queen of the Night
December 17, 2014

Of all the dark and complicated personalities in opera, one of the most exciting is Mozart’s Queen of the Night. The Queen appears as the central “baddie” in what might be Mozart’s most famous...

Music Spotlight: Evil Arrows
March 30, 2014

Don’t let the name fool you; Evil Arrows’ music is not as heavy as you’d think. A three piece band out of Brooklyn, they have a certain old-timey sound with a modern twist. There are currently two...

Behind the Breakup: Why The JoBros are Calling ‘it Quits’

November 13, 2013

On October 30th the well-known Disney boy band, the Jonas Brothers, announced one of their biggest moves yet: breaking up. So what does this mean for the one of the most highly regarded teen boy-bands...

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