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Orphenians harmonize despite COVID-19 restrictions

Orphenians concerts cannot occur as they have in previous years such as in this performance at the Levitt Pavilion last year. Orphenians will miss performing to a live audience, which is a favorite part of the choir for many.

Karina Murray '22, Blue Staff Paper News Editor

October 6, 2020

As the curtains closed hastily on last years’ theater and choral programs due to the shut down of schools, Staples’ musicians wondered optimistically what the 2020-2021 school year would entail for the Orphenians. While the debate about sports seasons rages on, the music program is also facing drawbacks over how their rehearsals and performances will occur. ...



Lili Romann and Cate Casparius

December 6, 2016

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Orphenians and Broadway pros take the Staples stage

Orphenians prepare for their upcoming concert on Feb. 23, which will raise funds for their chance to perform in San Francisco with the famous men’s choir, Chanticleer.

Renee Weisz, Staff Writer

February 13, 2015

Everyone knows that the Staples Orphenians shine, but on Monday, Feb. 23 the stage will ignite with not only Staples stars, but also Broadway stars, in a benefit concert directed by Staples alum and Broadway’s “Newsies” cast member, Adam Kaplan ’08. All proceeds will go towards funding the...

Town officials inaugurated at Town Hall

First Selectman Jim Marpe is sworn in.

Claire Lewin, News Editor

November 20, 2013

On the night of Nov. 18 at 8 p.m. the First, Second, and Third Selectman, along with many other town officials, were inaugurated in front of an audience of about 400 Westporters at Town Hall. The night began with a welcome introduction from the town’s past First Selectman, Gordon F. Joseloff, who...

Orphenians concert creates community

Orphenians members Thomas Bonner ‘14 and Ian Goodman ‘15 sing amidst the Norwalk Community College Choir.

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...

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