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North, South Jazz ensembles raise money for scholarship fund

North, South Jazz ensembles raise money for scholarship fund

Sophie Fredberg December 20, 2019

North and South Jazz ensembles performed to raise money for the Newton Music Ambassadors Scholarship Fund (MASF) Friday, Nov. 22, at the American Legion Post. MASF was created by North and South to...

Junior Sara Manning plays the trumpet. (Photo by Ian Dickerman)

Music ensembles perform for Jazz Appreciation Day

Dea Cela May 20, 2019

Students played an assortment of jazz songs with music groups like Jazz Ensemble and Wind Ensemble, hoping to spread the love of jazz throughout the school and bring old musical pieces to life during...

Photo by Alina Zheng

Newton bands hold benefit concert for MASF initiative

Hannah Liu December 14, 2017

North and South came together to fundraise for the Newton Music Ambassadors Scholarship Fund (MASF) with a concert featuring North’s Jazz Ensemble 1 and 2 and Advanced Jazz Improv in addition to South’s...

Photo by Devin Perlo

Preview: Harvestfest to showcase talented musicians, singers with new addition of Vocal Ensemble

Amy Morrill November 16, 2016

A spotlight will shine on student-musicians as they display their talent and unity in Harvestfest, the first joint musical concert of the year, on Wednesday and Thursday in the auditorium. The two-part...

Concert choir rehearses for Harvestfest. Photo by Devin Perlo.

Preview: Harvestfest to celebrate fall season

The Newtonite November 17, 2015

Every year at North, the music department celebrates autumn with the annual Harvestfest concert. Harvestfest is a two-part concert, which will begin with Harvestfest I Wednesday and continue with Harvestfest...

Jazz Ensemble performs in Jazz Night.

Preview: Jazz Night to feature largest performance in history

Rose Bostwick February 1, 2015

by Rose Bostwick Showcasing individual aspects of each ensemble in North’s jazz program, Jazz Night will include performances from Advanced Jazz Improvisation, Jazz Ensembles One and Two, Jazz Workshop,...

Jazz Ensemble

Review: "Jazz Night" engages audience with vocal and instrumental songs

The Newtonite May 14, 2014

by Jessica Tharaud Including performances from five different jazz groups, last night’s “Jazz Night” allowed the audience to see the immense skill of the participants Monday at 7:00 p.m. in the...

Junior Charles Attisano plays the drums at last years Jazz Night. This years Jazz Night takes place Tuesday, Jan. 15 in the auditorium.

Preview: Jazz Night to showcase three ensembles

The Newtonite January 4, 2013
by Leah Budson Despite their growing size, many students are not aware of the many jazz groups at this school, according to Richard Labedz, who teaches and directs Jazz Ensemble and Jazz Workshop and Tiger BeBop.

Artist of the Month: Junior expands interest in jazz, instrumental music

The Newtonite December 22, 2012
by Peter Diamond “Music is what I love to do,” said junior Alex Fabry, who has played piano since first grade and trumpet since fourth grade.

Preview: Harvestfest provides diverse, exciting music

The Newtonite November 5, 2012
by Leah Budson As the leaves fade from green to shades of red, auburn and gold, this school’s music ensembles can be heard practicing for their first concert of the year, Harvestfest.

Preview: Jazz Night to feature instrumental, vocal jazz musicians

The Newtonite April 13, 2012
by Peter Diamond Jazz Workshop, Tiger BeBop and Jazz Ensemble, all directed by music teacher Richard Labedz, will perform in Jazz Night Thursday, April 26 at 7:30 p.m. in the auditorium. A student-faculty collaboration band will also perform.
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