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Santa leaves his sleigh and arrives by helicopter

Santa leaves his sleigh and arrives by helicopter

Pablo Pinilla, Staff Writer

December 5, 2018


Filed under News, Top News

Santa Claus is coming to town but not in the usual way. On the rainy morning of Dec. 1, Santa flew into the Hiller Aviation Museum by helicopter to bring Christmas joy to children and their families. The Hiller Aviation Museum is an aircraft history museum at the San Carlos Airport. It was fou...

Carlmont music invites faculty to attend concerts

Carlmont music invites faculty to attend concerts

Aria Frangos, Staff Writer

May 5, 2016


Filed under Campus, Top News

The awards case lining F-wing and the three-foot trophies in the band room are visual evidence of something Carlmont staff and students know -- our instrumental music program is exceptional. The instrumental music students work every day in class for several performances throughout the year. The m...

Scots showcase skill in a night of music

Scots showcase skill in a night of music

Aria Frangos, Scot Scoop Editor

February 27, 2016


Filed under Campus, Top News

Where else can you find a trombone-flute duet, two snazzy jazz combos, student-arranged music, and a cello quintet featuring an electric cello? Carlmont Instrumental Music's annual Chamber Music Night boasted all of these and more on Feb. 26 in a concert of soloists and small groups performing everyt...

One-man band brings an oddly charming album

One-man band brings an oddly charming album

Kiera Pendleton-White, Staff Writer

January 26, 2016


Filed under A&E

Brendon Urie as Panic! at the Disco comes back strong with the album "Death Of A Bachelor." The first song on the album, "Victorious," sets an entirely justified celebratory scene for the rest of "Death Of A Bachelor." It's unsurprising that "Death Of A Bachelor" has large amount of variety, because...

Band concert rocks Carlmont into holiday season

Band concert rocks Carlmont into holiday season

Alexandra Stein, Staff Writer

December 7, 2015


Filed under Campus

Carlmont instrumental music's annual winter concert series began on Dec. 2. This first night of the concert included string orchestra and concert band. The concert opened with words from Brad Jung, the president of Carlmont music booster. Jung said, "Thank you all for coming and supporting our...

Carlmont gets jazzy at CSM

Carlmont gets jazzy at CSM

Aria Frangos, Scot Scoop Editor

November 19, 2015


Filed under A&E, Campus, Top News

“I’m nervous and excited about my first performance with the jazz band, but I think it will be a really cool experience to play at the festival,” said freshman Jayla Chee. Nov. 20 is the annual Jazz Festival at College of San Mateo, and Carlmont Jazz Ensemble’s first performance of the yea...

Jazz cultivates a tightly knit band

Jazz cultivates a tightly knit band

Aria Frangos, Staff Writer

September 10, 2014


Filed under Activity Bios

Jazz itself is a fluid, improvised entity more open to creativity and interpretation than any other form of music. Its distinct character is reflected in the unique nature of the Carlmont Jazz Ensemble. "One of the things that makes jazz band unique from other classes is that everyone is in the class...

Band and orchestra: winter concert preparation

Band and orchestra: winter concert preparation

Athena Duran, Staff Writer

November 26, 2013


Filed under A&E

As the holidays draw near, band and orchestra students begin to prepare for the Winter Concert. Senior Julio Medina said that the band has “been practicing in the main theatre for the last week.” A long time participant in the music, Medina plays four different instruments: guitar, piano, clarinet and t...

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