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A Springfest information flyer, Friday, April 3 2024.

Springfest welcomes in the season with blissful arrangements

William Yanhs, Arts Editor May 10, 2024

Springfest, the music department’s annual concert, artfully rang in the Spring season April 10 in the Lasker Performing Arts Center. Featuring performances from the Wind Ensemble, Orchestra, Symphonic...

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...

Harvestfest showcases student-musician's hardwork, debuts year's music department

Harvestfest showcases student-musician's hardwork, debuts year's music department

The Newtonite December 8, 2017

Harvestfest I by Hannah Liu The music department kick-started the performance season with Harvestfest, the annual two-part, fall concert, which showcased their range of skills and styles. Harvestfest I,...

Spring Jazz Night wows crowd with groovy tunes

Spring Jazz Night wows crowd with groovy tunes

Hannah Liu April 24, 2017

North’s jazz program never fails to impress, and spring Jazz Night was no different. Student-musicians captivated the audience with a variety of soulful jazz songs. North’s Honors Jazz Ensemble 1,...

North, South students perform, fundraise at Coffee House

North, South students perform, fundraise at Coffee House

Rose Bostwick March 16, 2017

Various music ensembles performed last Saturday night at Coffee House, a benefit event at the First Unitarian Church of Newton (FUSN) sponsored by the FUSN youth group. All proceeds from the event went...

Senior Ned Martenis and the Wind Ensemble playing in POPS Night

Review: Pops Night impresses audience with stunning performances

The Newtonite May 16, 2014

by Jake Sims Speyer Music was left echoing in the ears of the audience after students from across the music department performed at the annual end-of-year Pops Night, yesterday in the cafeteria. After...

Tiger BeBop rehearses for Jazz Night tomorrow.

Preview: Northside Jazz Cafe event to occur in Cafeteria

The Newtonite February 9, 2014
Jazz night, also known as the Northside Jazz Cafe, is a jazz-oriented concert that will feature the Jazz Ensemble . . .
Review: Musicians perform with energy at Jazz Night

Review: Musicians perform with energy at Jazz Night

The Newtonite January 16, 2013
by Leah Budson Whether the audience detected the energy of the night from the dancing singers, the musicians’ tapping feet or the sheer excitement of the music, it is clear that Jazz Night exploded with excitement.
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.

Zeitoun Day: Panelists presented New Orleans-related music

The Newtonite October 18, 2011
by Meredith Abrams What is the connection between the music and culture of New Orleans and Dave Eggers’s Zeitoun, asked counselor Matthew Ford to open the Arts and Music Zeitoun Day panel in the little theatre.
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