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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...

The ‘Smokin’ Slice of Mojo’ jams in E2

The ‘Smokin’ Slice of Mojo’ jams in E2

Joseph Gomez, Segment Producer

October 4, 2017


Filed under ScotCenter, ScotCenter: Campus

Joseph Gomez reports on The Smokin' Slice of Mojo Band rehearsal in room E2.  

Save the Music Festival celebrates 15th anniversary

Save the Music Festival celebrates 15th anniversary

Justin Som, Staff Writer

October 2, 2017


Filed under News, Top News

The banging of drums. The fanfare of trumpets, clarinets, and saxophones. The guitar and vocals of the rock band, Caravanserai. All sights attendees of the Save The Music Festival saw and heard throughout the day. On Oct. 1, the annual Save the Music Festival gathered an ensemble of local bands and...

Zayn Malik and Sia come together in ‘Dusk till Dawn’

Zayn Malik and Sia come together in ‘Dusk till Dawn’

Katrina Wiebenson, Staff Writer

September 14, 2017


Filed under Reviews

Former One Direction singer,  Zayn Malik, has just dropped a new single accompanied with an action-packed music video in “Dusk till Dawn.” After two years of being a solo artist, Malik’s career seems to be going to new heights. According to Variety News, the song was co-written with 2017 Grammy Producer of ...

Taylor Swift’s album ‘Reputation’ doesn’t meet the hype

Taylor Swift’s album ‘Reputation’ doesn’t meet the hype

Zana Lunsford, Staff Writer

September 5, 2017


Filed under Reviews

We mourned the loss of a bright musical artist, Taylor Swift, on Aug. 27. Or maybe we just mourned her reputation and tried to welcome her newly-modified self through the singer's new hit singles “...Ready For It?” and “Look What You Made Me Do." In the past, the star featured a more gent...

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...

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