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Peninsula Youth Orchestra performs in the Performing Arts Center

Peninsula Youth Orchestra performs in the Performing Arts Center

Sophie Lynd, Highlander Editor-in-Chief

March 6, 2017


Filed under Campus

Over 300 students participate in Carlmont’s instrumental music program. About 200 of those students take their musical talents outside of Carlmont to the Peninsula Youth Orchestra. On March 3 and 4, the Peninsula Youth Orchestra (PYO) performed at Carlmont. PYO is a group of four orchestras with...

Carlmont music invites faculty to attend concerts

Carlmont music invites faculty to attend concerts

Aria Frangos, Scot Scoop Editor

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...

Pit Orchestra prepares for ‘Annie Get Your Gun’

Pit Orchestra prepares for ‘Annie Get Your Gun’

Sarah Schisla, Scot Scoop Editor-in-Chief

January 15, 2014


Filed under A&E, Top News

The drama department is not the only group in Carlmont preparing for the upcoming performance of "Annie Get Your Gun." A pit orchestra will provide the show’s music, both accompanying the actors for songs and entertaining the audience during scene changes. The orchestra’s conductor Edward Smart said, “[...

Band and orchestra: winter concert preparation

Band and orchestra: winter concert preparation

Athena Duran, Staff Writer

November 27, 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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