Over the summer, the cast and crew of the spring 2023 upper school musical traveled to Scotland to perform at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, the world’s largest arts festival.
Last weekend, the Harker Dance Company and Kinetic Krew participated in a Dance Camp by the United Spirit Assocation.
The 2023 upper school spring musical, “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee,” has been nominated for Rita Moreno Awards for Overall Production and Outstanding Actress (Selina Xu, grade 11).
The upper school’s show choir group placed fourth in the International Competition of High School A Capella’s west region.
Ethan Guan, grade 10, was announced as the K-8 winner in the 2022 Electronic Music Composition Competition held by the National Association for Music Educators (NAfME).
Ron McCurdy, a professor of music at USC, gave a special presentation Tuesday on the Harlem Renaissance of the 1920s and 30s.
Ayan Nath, grade 11, recently placed second in American Protege’s We Sing Pop competition.
Downbeat, the upper school’s show choir, traveled to Portland, Ore. over the weekend Feb. 22-23, where they took third place at the west quarterfinal of the 2020 International Championship of High School A Capella, hosted by Varsity Vocals.
The students will head to San Francisco this week to begin working on a piece commissioned by Kronos for the purpose of helping young musicians develop their skills for contemporary music. Their work will continue next week when Kronos Quartet visits Harker to give a special master class.