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Students brainstorm ideas for fundraising plans during WIN Friday, Oct. 20 in the band room.

Students find ways to lower costs for New Orleans trip

Eric Lam November 14, 2023

With Tiger Bebop and Jazz Band’s trip to New Orleans growing closer by the day, members have begun finding ways to raise funds to lower individual costs.  Fundraising efforts began during Newtonville...

Senior Rene Miller sings with Jubilee. (Photo by Ella Bailey)

Annual holiday concert brings festive cheer

Zoe Goldstein December 22, 2018

At this year’s annual holiday concert, green and red lights shone throughout the auditorium, Christmas carols filled the room, and the holidays truly felt on their way. Featuring Concert Choir, Family...

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,...

Family Singers wrap up lunch block concert.

Pop-up performances remind students of upcoming auditions

Hannah Liu February 14, 2017

A pleasant surprise awaited incoming students and teachers on the morning of Feb. 3 as Tiger Bebop sung classic tunes of their repertoire. North’s select choral groups—Tiger Bebop, Family Singers,...

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.

Music groups perform Holiday Concert

The Newtonite December 20, 2012
by Hilary Brumberg and Leah Budson During the Holiday Concert E-block today in the auditorium, Concert Choir, Family Singers, Jubilee, Orchestra, String Ensemble, Symphonic Band, Tiger BeBop and Wind Ensemble festively wore red and green and sang holiday-themed songs in front of a red and green backdrop.

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.

Review: Annual Pops Night concert celebrates end of year

The Newtonite July 29, 2011
by Fatema Zaidi To celebrate the culmination of this year’s musical season, the music department hosted Pops Night May 19 at 6 p.m. in the cafeteria.
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