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Renowned cellist Jeremy Tai inspires Carlmont Instrumental Music students

May 20, 2018

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...

Symphonic Band rehearses in the Performing Arts Center before their performance.

Spring Concert series showcases the instrumental music program

May 18, 2018

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...

Rory Snyder conducts Symphony Orchestra on board the cruise ship.

Carlmont Instrumental Music cruises abroad

April 28, 2018

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 Musi...

Student Chris Cho plays the tenor sax. The night ended with a performance of jazz song

Chamber Music Night showcases talented members of the instrumental music community

March 12, 2018

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 ...

The Music Council meets every Friday in front of the music room, where members brainstorm future plans for the club.

Music Council offers leadership opportunity to music students

October 16, 2017

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...

One noteworthy piece played was “The Cello Song,” written by Steven Sharp Nelson. It was played as a septet by the Symphony Orchestra cellists. Senior Jillian Yong, third from the right in the photo, said, “I think performing as a part of a group makes a big difference.

Carlmont Instrumental Chamber Music Night offers new variety

March 6, 2017

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...

Carlmont concert band performs at the annual winter concert. There are three nights of concerts every winter and spring featuring Concert Band, String Orchestra, Symphonic Band, Symphony Orchestra, Jazz Ensemble, Morning Jazz Band, and several jazz combos.

Carlmont music invites faculty to attend concerts

May 5, 2016

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 ...

A cello quintet performs The Final Countdown by Europe. The performance was arranged by senior Brian Cheung, who was featured on this piece on the electric cello.

Scots showcase skill in a night of music

February 27, 2016

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...

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