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Tour de Iceland: Jazz and Concert Bands Tour in Icelandic Cities

Strumming to a jazzy beat, Louis Aaron ’18, a guitar player in Jazz Band, noticed a young sleeping girl in the audience of the Saga Centre, a museum in Hvolsvöllur, Iceland. As the bands continued to perform “Some Skunk Funk” by the Brecker Brothers, the little girl, upon hearing the upbeat rhythm of the song,…

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Chloe Lee ’17 Solo Highlights Academy Chamber Orchestra Concert

Beginning with slow strokes, the Academy Chamber Orchestra played the first movement of Johannes Brahms’ “Violin Concerto in D Major, Op. 77.” The melody swelled in volume and transformed into a sharp, suspenseful tone, before the orchestra slowly faded and violinist Chloe Lee ’17, a Senior Concerto winner, began her solo. With strong bow strokes,…

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Addison Ambassadors Organize “Overkill Underground” Party to Showcase New Artwork

A rendition of Drake’s “Hotline Bling” blasted through the hallways as students entered the Addison Gallery of American Art. In a separate room, a live student band, consisting of Louis Aaron ’18, Nicholas “Pickle” Emerson ’20, Jacob Jusuf ’17, Jacob Peffer ’17, performed, while people munched on a colorful assortment of cookies and cakes and…

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