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Winterfest Serenades Audience with Diverse Selections

Winterfest Serenades Audience with Diverse Selections

Antonio Batista-Ciani March 7, 2022

The Wind Ensemble and Symphonic band, directed by Richard Labedz, the Combined Choruses, directed by Sheldon Reid, and the Vocal Ensemble and Orchestra, directed by Adam Grossman, assembled in the Lasker...

The Family Singers, conducted by Adam Grossman, perform during Winterfest II in the auditorium. (Photo by Ian DIckerman)

Winterfest II showcases talented musicians through powerful song choices

Grace Beecher February 16, 2020

The crowd fell silent as the first few notes of the String Ensemble rang throughout the theatre. Members from Newton North’s Orchestra, Concert Choir, String Ensemble, Vocal Ensemble, and Family Singers...

Winterfest I dazzles audience with lively performances

Winterfest I dazzles audience with lively performances

Anika Bhawalkar February 16, 2020

A hush fell over the audience as the NNHS music department head Todd Young took the stage to give an opening introduction in the auditorium. The musicians occupied the two front rows, dressed in black...

Wind Ensemble performs during Winterfest I. (Photo by Joel Schurgin)

North, middle school music groups unite for annual Winterfest performance

The Newtonite February 8, 2019

Winterfest I By Amy Xue The weather may have been cold, but in the Performing Arts Center, the air was warm and lively with fanfares and marches at this year’s Winterfest. The annual two-part...

Music teacher Richard Labedz conducts a group at Winterfest II last night. Photo by Josh Shub-Seltzer.

Review: Winterfest I features skilled performers, wide array of pieces

Rose Bostwick February 5, 2015

by Rose Bostwick Audience members were captivated by a range of both graceful and dynamic music last night in the auditorium at Winterfest I, featuring performances from the Chamber Ensembles (small groups...

Students perform dynamic pieces in Winterfest II

The Newtonite January 31, 2015

by Amy Morrill Gorgeous, perfectly-harmonized music filled the auditorium in Winterfest II Thursday. Orchestra, Concert Choir, Family Singers, and String Ensemble performed pleasing and dynamic numbers...

Jubilee Singers performed at Harvestfest earlier this year. Photo by Josh Shub-Seltzer.

Update: Preview: Winterfest to display wide variety of talent in two-day event

Rose Bostwick January 24, 2015

UPDATE 1/28/2015: Due to the inclement weather, Winterfest I has been postponed to Feb. 4 at 7 p.m. Winterfest II will remain tomorrow at the updated time of 8 p.m.   In honor of the winter season,...

Photo by Robin Donohoe.

Review: Winterfest presents skilled musicians performing upbeat, chilling pieces

The Newtonite January 31, 2014

Musicians performed Winterfest I and II Wednesday and yesterday in the auditorium. This year, the concert included the talented Symphonic Band, Wind Ensemble, Flute and Clarinet Choir, Family Singers,...

Preview: Winterfest to provide two-day musical experience

The Newtonite January 20, 2014

by Maya Abou-Rizk In the auditorium, the Wind Ensemble, Symphonic Band, and small chamber ensembles will be performing at this school for Winterfest I Wednesday, Jan. 29 at 7 p.m., followed the next night...

Senior Billy Cohen prepares for Winterfest with the rest of the members of Wind Ensemble.

Preview: Winterfest to include South students

The Newtonite January 18, 2013

by Andrew Mannix Almost every concert at this school has something unique about it. Winterfest, distinctive for its small Chamber Ensembles and the Ray Smith Memorial Concert, is no exception. Winterfest...

Review: Winterfest features ensembles' skill

The Newtonite February 11, 2012

[media-credit name="Jenny Lewis" align="alignleft" width="440"][/media-credit] [media-credit name="Gloria Li" align="alignnone" width="205"] Orchestra performs as a part of Winterfest II Thursday. by...

Jubilee builds group, prepares for performance

The Newtonite January 13, 2012

[media-credit name="Hilary Brumberg" align="alignright" width="300"][/media-credit] by Malini Gandhi Winterfest, a two-night concert, Wednesday, Feb. 8 and Thursday, Feb. 9 at 7 p.m., featuring this school’s...

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