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The CHS Halls Are Alive With The Sound of Ukuleles

Ivana Estrada, Reporter

May 9, 2017


Filed under A&E, Music

During classes, passing period, lunch, and even after school activities, sounds of a ukulele can be heard as students share their musical talent with passersby. Juniors Ian Waasdorp and Nathaniel Alcala, and senior Jim Tosaard habitually bring their ukuleles to school solely for their and others’ ...

Berry is Back After 38 Year Hiatus

Kamran Curlin, Assistant Sports Editor

November 30, 2016


Filed under A&E, Music

After 38 years, the “Father of Rock n’ Roll,” Chuck Berry, announced the creation of a new album on his 90th birthday; one which will likely be the icing on the cake of a star-studded career. Berry first rose to prominence when a chance meeting with Muddy Waters in Chicago led to a recording opportunity...

The Beatles Are Back-Sort Of

Catherine Schnabel, Reporter

September 28, 2016


Filed under A&E, Music

Even after over 40 years since the craze around the nation, The Beatles still have a lasting effect on people whether it is  good or bad. With still so much support given to the group, a new movie titled, ‘The Beatles: Eight Days a Week: The Touring Years,’ was released on September 16th;  is sure to...

Chamber Singers Return to the Big Stage in the Windy City

Chamber Singers Return to the Big Stage in the Windy City

Sarah Lee, Reporter

April 21, 2016


Filed under A&E, Music

For the past two years, one of the CHS choir teams, the Chamber Singers, have attended and won first place two times at the Festival of Gold, a national competition that was located at Washington D.C. and San Diego. In Washington D.C., they were able to receive a gold ranking despite their anxiety over...

A New Band on the Block: The Flukes

A New Band on the Block: The Flukes

Sarah Lee, Reporter

February 19, 2016


Filed under A&E, Music, Showcase

There are many musical talents here at CHS, but there are not many who put in the effort to start their own band. One exception to this trend is The Flukes, which is composed of sophomores Matthew Tineo (Lead Guitar), Jonas Huffer (Rhythm Guitar/Vocals), Owen Miller (Bass), Grant Snyder (Drums), and...

Music Scholarships for Talented Seniors in CA

Kamran Curlin, Reporter

February 5, 2016


Filed under Music, News

With an amazing music and band program, it is no wonder many students at CHS enjoy playing instruments. However, college for music can be extremely expensive, with tuition ranging from $3,000 to $50,000. However, scholarships can greatly help students to fund their musical abilities. Scholarships such...

Orchestra Dance Throwsback to the 30s

James Jung, Reporter

February 5, 2016


Filed under Music, News

Shimmy shimmy shake! Claremont High School orchestra is hosting a 30s to 40s theme dance on Feb. 27 at Taylor Hall. Classes will be offered in the weeks before for those who do not know how to do classic dances. Tickets are $5 at the door. Formal dress is required for the dance. This event is to help...

Remembering David Bowie

Remembering David Bowie

Isabelle Allison, Reporter

February 4, 2016


Filed under A&E, Music

Ziggy Stardust, the Goblin King, the Thin White Duke, David Robert Jones or as he is most commonly known, David Bowie, passed away on the night of Jan.10, only two days after his 69th birthday. English icon Bowie was born in 1947. Just 22 years later in 1969, “Space Oddity” became his first hit on...

It’s a Wonderful World for the CHS Jazz Scene

It’s a Wonderful World for the CHS Jazz Scene

Shane Jung, Reporter

January 12, 2016


Filed under A&E, Archives, Music, Showcase

Born in America, jazz is one of the country’s most indigenous art forms. The genre is often viewed as a reflection of creativity and individualism and was once the world’s most popular genre, selling millions of records annually. At CHS, there is a small-jazz ensemble created by students that have...

Joes & Pros: Claremont Young Musicians Orchestra Plays With the Best

Kamrin Curlin, Reporter

January 12, 2016


Filed under A&E, Archives, Music

Performing at the Walt Disney Concert Hall in Los Angeles, the LA Philharmonic is considered to be one of the finest professional orchestras in the world. To be a part of this esteemed ensemble requires lots of hard work and dedication. The group’s majesty is put on display as its members perform works...

Musicians on the Comeback Trail

Ivana Estrada, Reporter

January 12, 2016


Filed under A&E, Archives, Music

The music industry poses many challenges, one of which is the need to constantly publish appealing and marketable content. High quality singles, albums, and music videos are the new standards by which many artists are heavily judged. Obviously such constant scrutiny can take a toll on said individuals,...

EXO, EXO, EXO: The Love of the Korean Pop Music Generation

Morgan Choate, Reporter

May 21, 2015


Filed under A&E, Archives, Music

When it comes to music in America, many artists are starting to gain wide, dedicated fan bases are from other countries. They are artists that inspire many to dedicate hours of their lives to learn how to dance, sing, and dress like them. Some of these inspirational artists are from countries such as...

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