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Seniors prepare to take the Carlmont stage one last time

Seniors prepare to take the Carlmont stage one last time

Sarah Cheung, Staff Writer
May 17, 2017
Filed under Campus, Top News

Carlmont’s annual instrumental music spring concert series is just around the corner. The concert series includes performances from concert band and string orchestra on May 17,  the symphony band and symphony orchestra on May 18, and jazz ensembles and jazz combos on May 19. Tickets to see t...

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...

Music tunes out unnecessary stress

Music tunes out unnecessary stress

Amy Fullerton, Staff Writer
February 7, 2017
Filed under Features, Top News

Walking on campus, it’s easy to spot the hoards of students meandering through the halls with their headphones plugged in, lost in the music. Music has become widely accessible to all, allowing students to use it wherever and whenever. Students are able to listen to music while studying or comp...

Community comes together to “Save the Music”

Community comes together to “Save the Music”

Sophie Penn, Segment Producer
October 4, 2016
Filed under ScotCenter

Sophie Penn reports on the annual Save the Music festival.

Save the Music unites the community through fundraising

Save the Music unites the community through fundraising

Izzy Mitchell, Staff Writer
October 3, 2016
Filed under Campus, Top News

From 11:00 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. on Oct. 2, Twin Pines Park of Belmont was full of life. Parents danced along to the live music, reliving their younger days. Meanwhile, children carried dozens of tickets, looking for the best way to spend them. Volunteers of all ages sported a purple shirt and aided...

Justin Pace isn’t afraid to share his music taste

Justin Pace isn’t afraid to share his music taste

Estella Lippi, Segment Producer
May 8, 2016
Filed under Campus, ScotCenter

Estella Lippi reports on the country music fan, Justin Pace, a freshman who is not afraid to share his music taste with the rest of the school.

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...

‘Kiss’ a music legend goodbye

‘Kiss’ a music legend goodbye

Mona Murhamer, Staff Writer
April 22, 2016
Filed under News

Singer, songwriter, producer, one-man band, master showman: Prince. On Thursday, April 21, music icon Prince Rogers Nelson died in his Channhassen, Minnesota residence at age 57. In early April, according to The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Prince was not feeling well and canceled a concert at the F...

Originality presents difficulties in music composition

Originality presents difficulties in music composition

Estella Lippi, Staff Writer
March 15, 2016
Filed under Features, Top News

She sits at her desk, a pen in hand, staring at a blank piece of paper in her notebook. The only thing going through her head is a rhythm and an emotion she’s trying to express with a melody. As more and more of her vision comes to life on the page, she unconsciously borrows phrases and themes from...

With scientific advancements, death is no longer an end

With scientific advancements, death is no longer an end

Leea Ivanel, Staff Writer
March 9, 2016
Filed under News, Top News

Many humans live their lives fearing the day of their passing, the uncertainty of what will happen after the end being a daunting truth to face. But what if there was no reason to be afraid? What if death did not have to mean the end of one's life, but rather the beginning of another? As it turns out, that is exactly what it means to some in 2016, as science has made it possible to be reborn back into beauty and amongst the living once more.

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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...

Light shines for new artist BANNERS

Light shines for new artist BANNERS

Adriana Ramirez, Staff Writer
January 25, 2016
Filed under A&E

Singer/songwriter BANNERS came out of the shadows and into the light in the blink of an eye. Back in 2015, when BANNERS was still known by his birth name Mike Nelson, he released his debut single “Ghosts” under the moniker RAINES. Now, with the name change, he released his first debut EP c...

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