The Loomis Chaffee Music Department presented its Spring Concert for Orchestra and Wind Ensemble on Sunday, May 21, 2017 in the Hubbard Performance Hall.
Within curricular offerings that include music ensembles, electives, and lessons and informal settings such as Open Mic nights and the Acapelicans group, Loomis students learn to express, create, and communicate through music. Whether music is a new interest or a long-time passion for you, we invite you to join the more than 40 percent of the student body involved in our programs.
The Hubbard Music Center, which houses a state-of-the-art music performance hall, is home to the Concert Band, Orchestra, Concert Choir, Chamber Singers, Jazz Band, Jazz Improv Ensemble, and Chamber Music class. Practice rooms and studios are open daily and into the evening for music lessons, small group rehearsals, and student practice. Music electives meet in a dedicated music classroom equipped with keyboards and computers, and the band and jazz programs share a large ensemble room. The active Music Department calendar is populated by well-attended recital samplers, seasonal major ensemble concerts, guest musician visits and performances, the student-run Musical Revue, Connecticut regional and state competitions and festivals, and student-inspired recitals, projects, and productions.
Loomis Chaffee's Jazz Band, Jazz Improv Ensemble, and Guitar Ensemble presented a Spring Concert on May 18, in the Hubbard Performance Hall.
The Loomis Chaffee Music Department presented its Spring Choral Concert on Sunday, May 14, in the Hubbard Performance Hall.
Junior Noah Yoon has participated in four audition-required honors ensembles on the state, regional, and national level just this year.
"Two Men Falling: A Musical Revue," a student-run production featuring a variety of songs from Broadway musicals was presented on April 28 and 29, 2017.
The LC Instrumental Music Club presented a recital at the River Street School, a Bloomfield, Conn., school that serves developmentally disabled young people.
Hartt School Chamber Music Competition winners presented an evening recital on April 5 in the Hubbard Performance Hall.
Violinist and music educator Elizabeth Chang P'17, and pianist Alissa Leister presented a recital on March 27 in the Hubbard Performance Hall.
Loomis Chaffee Student Council hosted its annual Benefit Concert on Saturday, February 25, and raised $3,600 to benefit Billings Forge.
Audiences were tunefully transported to Jazz Age New York City in five sold-out performances of Thoroughly Modern Millie in the NEO Feb. 15 - 18, 2017.
The Loomis music program is vibrant, passionate, and dynamic. As students work to advance playing technique, seek to try out new instruments, pursue a rigorous program of music theory, and gather with friends to perform, they gain musical experiences that generate inspiration for lifelong learning and creating.
— SUSAN BARONE
CHRZANOWSKI. HEAD OF MUSIC DEPARTMENT