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Renowned cellist Jeremy Tai inspires Carlmont Instrumental Music students

Renowned cellist Jeremy Tai inspires Carlmont Instrumental Music students

Mandy Hitchcock, Segment Producer

May 20, 2018


Filed under ScotCenter, ScotCenter: Campus

On May 9, 19-year-old cellist Jeremy Tai gave a masterclass to Carlmont’s Symphony Orchestra. Later, he performed Cello Concerto in E Minor, Op. 85 with the Peninsula Symphony Orchestra.

Spring Concert series showcases the instrumental music program

Spring Concert series showcases the instrumental music program

Charlie McBrian, Staff Writer

May 18, 2018


Filed under Campus, Top News

Parents and students shuffled in the Performing Arts Center (PAC) last Wednesday to attend the first night of Carlmont instrumental music's Spring Concert series, in which the jazz ensembles and jazz combos perform. This is one of three shows that is being put on by Carlmont instrumental musi...

Carlmont Instrumental Music cruises abroad

Carlmont Instrumental Music cruises abroad

Mandy Hitchcock, Staff Writer

April 28, 2018


Filed under Campus

Sunny blue skies and solid ground greeted all 108 Carlmont music students once they disembarked the Carnival Inspiration cruise ship. Every other year, the Carlmont Instrumental Music program books a tour for their advanced music ensembles: Symphony Orchestra, Jazz Ensemble, and Symphonic Band. Contrary to the pre...

Chamber Music Night showcases talented members of the instrumental music community

Chamber Music Night showcases talented members of the instrumental music community

Charlie McBrian, Staff Writer

March 12, 2018


Filed under Campus, Top News

Students and parents poured into the Performing Arts Center (PAC) on Friday, March 9 to attend Chamber Music Night. Instrumental Chamber Music Night is a Carlmont tradition in which small groups and soloists perform short selections of instrumental music. "Anything goes," Assistant Instrum...

Music Council offers leadership opportunity to music students

Music Council offers leadership opportunity to music students

Alena Ruhstaller, Staff Writer

October 16, 2017


Filed under Campus

With the beginning of a new school year, the members of the Instrumental Music Council hope to hold fundraisers to benefit the music program and create a friendly community for all music students at Carlmont. The club meets weekly on Fridays at lunch in front of F20 to discuss new ideas and future...

Carlmont Instrumental Chamber Music Night offers new variety

Carlmont Instrumental Chamber Music Night offers new variety

Sophia Wolczko, Staff Writer

March 6, 2017


Filed under Campus

The theater dims. The stage lights up. Out from behind the curtain come two smiling musicians, flushed with excitement and ready to perform. They begin to play, music filling the theater and captivating the audience. Just minutes before, the musicians had been feverishly practicing, making the band...

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...

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