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Orchestra members to compete at ISSMA qualifier May 1 and 2

Orchestra members to compete at ISSMA qualifier May 1 and 2

Beats

April 29, 2015

According to assistant orchestra director Elisabeth Ohly-Davis, Symphony Orchestra members and Philharmonic Orchestra members will compete at the Indiana State School Music Association (ISSMA) qualifications on May 1 and 2, respectively, at Pike High School. If the groups play well enough, they will advan...

Orchestra members to go on Austria trip April 2

Orchestra members to go on Austria trip April 2

Beats

March 31, 2015

According to assistant orchestra director Elisabeth Ohly-Davis, orchestra members attending the Austria spring break trip will leave on April 2 and come back on April 9. The members will fly to Munich, then take a bus to Salzburg to visit tourist attractions there. After visiting Salzburg, they will...

Orchestra continues to prepare for state competition and Vienna trip

Orchestra continues to prepare for state competition and Vienna trip

Beats

February 18, 2015

According to assistant orchestra director Elisabeth Ohly-Davis, orchestra members continue to prepare for the Indiana State School Music Association (ISSMA) season in early May and their upcoming trip to Vienna during spring break, which is open to all orchestra members who are not freshmen. Andr...

Orchestra prepares for state competition and Vienna trip

Orchestra prepares for state competition and Vienna trip

Beats

January 28, 2015

According to Olivia Wang, Symphony Orchestra member and junior, orchestra members continue to prepare for Indiana State School Music Association (ISSMA) season in early May. Two songs Symphony Orchestra is currently working on are “Fifth Symphony” by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky and “Candide: Overture”...

Orchestra to forgo chamber music this year

Orchestra to forgo chamber music this year

Beats

January 9, 2015

According to assistant orchestra director Elisabeth Ohly-Davis, orchestra members typically work on chamber music, music played in small groups of musicians, during the beginning of the second semester. However, they will not this year, as the chamber music will be replaced by a separate program for...

Orchestra members prepare for annual winter concert

Orchestra members prepare for annual winter concert

Beats

November 21, 2014

Orchestra members are preparing for the annual winter concert on Dec. 11 at 6:30 p.m. in the Dale E. Graham Auditorium, according to assistant orchestra director Elisabeth Ohly-Davis. Concert Orchestra, Philharmonic Orchestra and Sinfonia Orchestra will perform first, followed by an intermission. Symphony...

Camerata Orchestra members prepare for Palladium concert

Camerata Orchestra members prepare for Palladium concert

Beats

October 9, 2014

Camerata Orchestra members are preparing for a concert beginning at 7 p.m. on Oct. 14 at the Palladium, according to assistant orchestra director Elisabeth Ohly-Davis. The members will perform two numbers from the Mendelssohn Sinfonia, “With Malice Toward None,” an arrangement from the movie “Lincoln”...

Orchestra members prepare for annual fall concert

Orchestra members prepare for annual fall concert

Beats

September 23, 2014

Orchestra members are preparing for the annual fall concert on Oct. 9 at 7 p.m. in the Dale E. Graham Auditorium, according to assistant orchestra director Elisabeth Ohly-Davis. Tickets are generally $5, but $3 for senior citizens and children. William Chen, Symphony Orchestra member and senior, said...

Despite obtaining eligibility in high school, teen drivers wait longer to obtain their licenses

Despite obtaining eligibility in high school, teen drivers wait longer to obtain their licenses

feature

March 27, 2014

While many students take driver’s education as soon as they are eligible, senior Ana Ros-Marrero did not start the process of getting her license until now. Ros-Marrero, who is now 17, has just recently gotten her permit. “There were a lot of reasons why I didn’t take out the time to take the...

Disney’s hit ‘Frozen’ to become Broadway musical

Disney’s hit ‘Frozen’ to become Broadway musical

entertainment

February 27, 2014

When Lauren Searl, theater student and junior, tagged along with her mom and sister to watch “Frozen” for the first time last December, she did not have huge expectations. However, she ended up enjoyed the movie a lot more than she thought she would. Searl later went on to see it three more times...

Realistic resolutions. Lessons I learned from last year’s resolutions.

Realistic resolutions. Lessons I learned from last year’s resolutions.

perspectives

January 23, 2014

Regarding the new year, peace activist Edith Lovejoy Pierce once said, “We will open the book. Its pages are blank. We are going to put words on them ourselves. The book is called Opportunity and its first chapter is New Year’s Day.” Many people use the new year as an opportunity to become a b...

Difference Maker: Austin Evans

Difference Maker: Austin Evans

acumen

December 5, 2013

Sophomore Austin Evans has held the door between Freshman Cafeteria and Greyhound Station after school ever since the middle of his freshman year. He said he started doing it because he thought it was a nice thing to do. “A lot of people thank me, so I know that they appreciate it,” Evans said. ...