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Review: Music Collective Spring Concert

Review: Music Collective Spring Concert

Sofia Reynoso, Staff Writer

April 25, 2017


Filed under Arts, Performance Reviews, Showcase

A night of jazz music commenced when sharply-dressed musicians walked on stage, eagerly awaited by parents and other audience members. With the first note, the audience was already captivated and would be for the next hour and a half. The Music Collective held their spring concerts on April 6 and 7...

Student rappers find diverse ways to express themselves

Student rappers find diverse ways to express themselves

Jason Altshuler, Arts Writing Editor

February 1, 2017


Filed under Arts, Showcase

At the high school, many students make rap music as a creative outlet. However, these artists approach the art form in different ways.

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Lounge shows celebrate SWS music and artistry

Lounge shows celebrate SWS music and artistry

Zoe Videlefsky, Staff Writer

January 7, 2017


Filed under Arts

Fairy lights line the stage. There is a brimming aura of positivity and support. The room is full of people on couches and on the floor at the School Within a School Lounge Show. The SWS Lounge Show allows students to express their creative side in an accepting environment. Students say that the show...

Novice jazz band group develops musical skills

Novice jazz band group develops musical skills

Sarah Hughes, Staff Writer

December 3, 2016


Filed under Arts

Instruments are taken out and tuned as students talk and shuffle on music stands as the band prepares to play an especially difficult piece. Upstairs, jazz band teacher Carolyn Castellano works on basics with a smaller group of quiet but enthralled musicians. These musicians are part of a feeder group f...

Music recording inspires future careers

Music recording inspires future careers

Bertina Xue, Arts Layout Editor

May 27, 2016


Filed under Arts, Showcase

Scrolling through SoundCloud and finding a song featuring the familiar voice of a student at the high school is a rare treasure. Many students at the high school write and record their own music, learning skills such as using a variety of equipment, music programs and song-writing. SoundCloud is the main mu...

Review: Orchestra Concert

Review: Orchestra Concert

Sascha Wolf-Sorokin, Staff Writer

March 27, 2016


Filed under Arts, Performance Reviews

  The Robert Dubbs Auditorium stage was filled with performers dressed in all black. The students began playing their instruments: violins, violas, cellos and basses. The music had a fast tempo, but did not feel rushed. Suddenly, it came to a halt and the musicians drummed their feet against the flo...

AOM: Noah Sesling

AOM: Noah Sesling

Karina Lorenzo, Staff Writer

February 5, 2016


Filed under Artists Of The Month, Arts, Showcase

Sophomore Noah Sesling stood on stage in the junior version of the musical Into the Woods at his summer camp. While he may have first participated in the show because his friends were in it, Sesling’s passion for singing continued long after the curtain closed. After coming to the realization that sin...

Seven Songs: Playlist Preview

Cleo Falvey, Arts Writing Editor

February 2, 2016


Filed under Arts, Seven Songs

Want to contribute your own playlist of seven songs to the Sagamore? Fill out the Google Form in the article!

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