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Final Academy Chambers Orchestra Concert Highlights Senior Concerto Winners Michelle Koh ’17 and Will Wang ’17

As the cellos and the basses kicked off with short strokes of their bows, french horns suddenly brightened the tone with two resolute beats joined by the sound of flutes quickly fluttering over the orchestra with light and spirited notes. The Academy Symphony Orchestra performed this piece, Shostakovich’s “Symphony No. 5 in D minor Op….

Breaking the Binary: Andover Hosts First Annual Drag Show
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Breaking the Binary: Andover Hosts First Annual Drag Show

Donning a long orange wig with a golden jacket and matching gold boots, Bennett Sherr ’17 squatted right up close to the front row audience members as he lip-synced to Britney Spears’s “Circus.” As the song escalated, Sherr peeled off his jacket and whipped it around his head, earning cheers from the crowd, before tossing…

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‘Dracula’: A Night of Bloody Terrors

With one swift motion, Natalie Warren ’18 twisted out of the hold of Charlie Mayhew ’18, playing a threatening Count Dracula. Seizing the opportunity, Warren raised a crucifix above her head and violently thrusted her arms down to stab and kill Mayhew as a series of strobe lights flashed on and off to illuminate the…

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Kalina Ko ’17 Performs Medley of Musicals

To conclude her final concert at Andover, Kalina Ko ’17 ended her performance last Wednesday with a rendition of the song “Watch What Happens” from the musical “Newsies.” Ko’s energy radiated throughout Timken Room, as she sang about overcoming doubt and hardship to go and achieve amazing things. “[This song is] just so hopeful and…

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