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Musical Theatre: Broadway Revue Hits the Heights

“Curtain up! Light the lights! [The Broadway performers] hit the heights!” If you are at all familiar with this number from Gypsy, you probably would have sung along with many of the Broadway hits featured in last weekend’s Broadway Revue. The show started with an eye-popping performance of Chicago’s “All That Jazz,” led by soloist…

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Music: Angst: At the Crime Scene

So, as it turns out, you are not supposed to hold an underground concert in the basement of Graves without faculty supervision. You especially are not supposed to use a smoke machine inside a small room that has smoke detectors in it. Who knew? Angkst surely did not, because they put on one of the…

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Music: Harmony & Hobbits: Concert Band Conquers Cochran

Last Friday, creatures of Middle Earth paid a visit to Cochran Chapel. Hobbits seemed to dance, elves to chant and orcs to beat their drums thanks to the Academy Concert Band, which played two symphonic pieces written for “The Lord of the Rings.” The first piece was taken from the movie soundtrack “The Lord of…

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Music: Madrigal Merriment

Whenever given the opportunity to listen to the Fidelio Society, one is always amazed by their talent and beautiful voices. Comprised of a select 15 individuals, the group has the highest prestige of all singing groups on campus. Usually, students are only lucky enough to hear them at an occasional All School Meeting here or…

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Vincent Monaco: Lord of the Strings

Tonight, the Phillips Academy Concert Band and Brass Ensemble will take you all the way to Middle Earth. The concert, performed tonight at 7:30 p.m. in the Cochran Chapel, will feature two “Lord of the Rings” themed pieces, in addition to classical repertoire. Gandalf, the first movement of Johan de Meij’s celebrated symphony inspired by…

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