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Ensembles sing tunes of the past and present

Ensembles sing tunes of the past and present

Jenny Lupoff, Staff Writer

October 21, 2014

At 7:30 pm on October 15th, the Staples choral ensembles performed their first concert of the year. The theme of the fall concert “New and Old,” featured songs from before the 1600s as well as from after 2000. According to director of choral music, Luke Rosenberg, this theme “combined the best of both worlds...I love the Renaissance and I love contemporary choral music,” Rosenberg said. ...

Concert craze crescendos into summer

Concert craze crescendos into summer

Erin Munley, Staff Writer

May 30, 2014

It’s a hot summer night and you’re having the time of your life listening to your favorite band. Only you’re not listening to them on the radio; you’re witnessing their electrifying music up close and personal at their concert. Summer concerts are notorious for their thrilling and exhilarating...

Orphenians concert creates community

Orphenians concert creates community

Kacey Hertan, Staff Writer

October 28, 2013

The Orphenians had a unique opportunity last weekend (Oct. 19) to perform with the Norwalk Symphony Orchestra during the Mahler One concert, the symphony’s first concert of the season. Jonathan Yates, music director and conductor of the Norwalk Symphony Orchestra, ran the concert. Yates led the au...

Music For All: Tri-M Holds Benefit Concert

Music For All: Tri-M Holds Benefit Concert

May 6, 2011

On Friday, May 6 from 7-9 p.m. in the Staples High School cafeteria, a group of talented musicians will be hosting a student concert to benefit the organization, Kids Empowered by Your Support (KEYS). The musicians from Staples are all part of Tri- M, which is a chapter of the music honors society. This year the group wan...

Brief: Benefit concert to be held April 30 at Toquet Hall

April 29, 2011

On April 30 a benefit concert for the American Heart Association led by Lauren Weinberger '13 will be held at Toquet Hall at 7:00 pm.  2The concert will feature a variety of singers and admission will be 10 dollars.

Music Dept. to Hold Spring Concert

April 15, 2011

The yearly Spring Concert will be performed in the Staples auditorium at 7:30 p.m. on April 28. The concert will feature performances from soph- omores and juniors in the symphonic band, sym- phonic orchestra and a ca- pella choir. Admission to the event is free, but dona- tions for the crisis in Japan...

December 20, 2010 | Tri M Concert

December 20, 2010 | Tri M Concert

December 20, 2010

Photo by Jordan Shenhar '13 2:30 p.m. Band director Nick Mariconda and the Staples Tri M Club prepare to leave to perform a concert at the Beardsley School in Bridgeport. The Tri M Club meets after school and teaches music to students in Bridgeport. ...

Shedding Light On an Old Tradition: Candlelight Concert 2010

Shedding Light On an Old Tradition: Candlelight Concert 2010

December 15, 2010

Photographs by Madeline Hardy'11 On Dec. 10 the 70th annual Candlelight Concert took place at Staples. This was the first concert in over 20 years that the choir had to become accustom to a new choir director, Justin Miller. Miller guided the choir through the three performances, while maintinaing the Candlelight tradition. These photographs follow some of the events as well as behind the scenes of Candlelight....

December 13, 2010: Candlelight Gives Back

December 13, 2010: Candlelight Gives Back

December 13, 2010

9:45 a.m. In front of Patty’s desk this morning there were bags and bags of non-perishable food donations that were collected this weekend at the Candlelight concert. People brought their donations when they came to watch the concert; the cans were collected by members of the Staples High School National Society as part of...

December 8, 2010 | Candlelight Fever

December 8, 2010 | Candlelight Fever

December 8, 2010

12:45 p.m. | Westport's K-12 Music Supervisor David Weiner carries boxes of programs into his office in preparation for this weekend's 70th annual Candlelight Concert....

Candlelight Behind the Scenes

Candlelight Behind the Scenes

December 3, 2010

It is almost time for the 70th Candlelight concert at Staples High School. Much has changed as a new choir director replaces former director Alice Lipson, and a music secretary was let go due to budget cuts. More practice, as well as a change in the schedule has been made in order to make this Candlelight con...

Orphenians 50th Anniversary Concert

June 7, 2010

Jon Loeb '11 Staff Writer It is an hour before the Orphenians 50th Anniversary concert and the area outside of the auditorium is packed with Orphenians past and present. Orphenians from 50 ago are talking to Orphenians from five years ago and there is an overwhelming feeling of camaraderie wi...

I’m such a ‘Dave-head’

I’m such a ‘Dave-head’

June 1, 2010

Stevie Klein '11 News Editor         Ok, so I’m not the biggest Dave-head around, but I’m one of the few people that went to his concert that actually knew his music. Despite the fact that I went on both nights, May 28 and 29, I admit that it wasn’t to hear a few extras songs. I real...

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