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North alumnus Jon Natchez wins Grammy Award

North alumnus Jon Natchez wins Grammy Award

Amy Xue April 2, 2018

(All photos courtesy of Bryan Murray) Instead of going up to the stage to receive a golden record player, Jon Natchez ’95 received a text at 9 a.m. while on tour in New Zealand. Because of the time difference,...

Musically diverse student bands compete at 'Battle of the Bands'

Musically diverse student bands compete at 'Battle of the Bands'

Zoe Goldstein December 8, 2017

Spread out on blankets in the cafeteria in dim evening light, members of the North community waved glow sticks and cheered as four bands composed of North students played an assortment of musically diverse...

Photo by Wendy Li

Jubilee joined with the Kuumba Singers of Harvard College to perform passionate pieces

Nour Chahboun February 6, 2017

Jubilee joined with the Kuumba Singers of Harvard College to give an energetic performance that demonstrated relevant messages of unity and perseverance during a divisive period in our country last Saturday...

Between the Headphones: Wilco combines country, rock to create a unique, awesome sound

Between the Headphones: Wilco combines country, rock to create a unique, awesome sound

Amy Morrill May 4, 2016

by Amy Morrill Sometimes, albums or artists can become something more than just their music in our hearts; they become a window into a previous time or a past version of ourselves, that we wouldn’t have...

Boston Calling to carry on tradition of great musicians, comedians

Boston Calling to carry on tradition of great musicians, comedians

Amy Morrill April 26, 2016

by Amy Morrill With incredible artists such as Sia, Disclosure, Haim, Sufjan Stevens, ODESZA, and many more, Boston Calling is shaping up to thrill audiences more than ever this year. Recently, the festival...

Profile: Myles Hoffman

Profile: Myles Hoffman

Hannah Liu March 23, 2016

by Hannah Liu “Music is not what you hear, but what you imagine,” says freshman musician Myles Hoffman. “That sound you hear is your imagination trying to break free and express what it has to say.” Hoffman,...

Review: Winterfest presents skilled musicians performing captivating pieces

Review: Winterfest presents skilled musicians performing captivating pieces

Nour Chahboun January 30, 2016

Musicians performed Wednesday and Thursday in the auditorium as a part of Winterfest I and II. [divider]Winterfest I[/divider] by Hannah Liu Displaying students’ musical talent and passion, Winterfest...

Kanye and Friends: The importance of Chance the Rapper

Kanye and Friends: The importance of Chance the Rapper

The Newtonite October 22, 2015

by Adam Clements Chance the Rapper, an eccentric 22-year-old musician from Chicago, has a unique position in the music industry. He has become one of the biggest names in hip-hop, all without signing to...

Photo by Devin Perlo.

Review: Springfest I brings together a variety of music, amazes audience

Lucy Lu April 18, 2015

by Lucy Lu In front of a pink and blue faded backdrop, beneath the bright lights, empty black chairs and music stands were delicately laid out before an eagerly-awaiting audience. A sudden applause erupted,...

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...

Family Singers Rehearsing for POPS Night

Preview: Pops Night to feature music students from across department

The Newtonite May 14, 2014

by Jake Sims Speyer Pop music will fill the cafeteria when students from across the music department perform as part of Pops night tomorrow. Pops Night is an annual event put on by the music department...

String Ensemble

Preview: Springfest to bring Australian special guests

The Newtonite April 3, 2014

by Maya Abou-Rizk To celebrate the beginning of each new season in the school year, the musicians in our school perform three concerts: Harvestfest, Winterfest and Springfest. According to fine and performing...

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