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Posted 10/13/2014 10:14AM

Mezzo-soprano Danielle Coombe '10 visited the Island October 9 and 10. Having recently graduated from Syracuse University with a bachelor's degree in music, Danielle returned to share her talent with the community, offering a voice recital Thursday evening in the Hubbard Performance Hall and working with the Chamber Singers in class on Friday morning.

Posted 10/02/2014 02:51PM

Some may think that to "prepare" a piano means to have it in place, dusted, and tuned. But the American composer John Cage (1912–92) wrote specific pieces for "prepared" piano, and visiting pianist and scholar Christopher Durrenberger '84 enlightened the school community about Cage's intentions during his visit to the campus September 28–30. Chris demonstrated to the community that Cage, sometimes dismissed as an eccentric who played around with musical sounds, was a serious composer.

Posted 06/16/2014 04:09PM
Hundreds of alumni returned to the Island June 13–15 to celebrate class reunions, reconnect with each other, and catch up on today's school.
Posted 05/29/2014 03:35PM
As part of Reunion Weekend, members of the Class of 1974 will exhibit their artwork, executed over the last 40 years, in the Sue and Eugene Mercy, Jr. Gallery.
Posted 04/04/2014 03:39PM
A group of alumni and Alec McCandless, the Christopher H. Lutz director of the Center the Global Studies, spent eight days in March exploring the natural beauty of Costa Rica as part of the Alumni & Parent Travel Program, sponsored by the Center for Global Studies and the Alumni & Parent Relations Office.

Posted 03/25/2014 10:08AM
As a Villanova senior, Chris founded Main Line Educational Coaching, which continues to grow and thrive now in its fifth year.
Posted 03/11/2014 01:25PM
A generous gift of $3 million from Alexander M. Cutler '69 and his wife, Sarah S. Cutler, of Cleveland, Ohio, will enable Loomis Chaffee to renovate Gwendolen Hall and transform it into a dormitory for at least 22 students and two faculty families. Sandy and Sally will rename the building Cutler Hall, honoring the three generations of the Cutler family that have graduated from the school.
Posted 03/05/2014 10:30AM
Six Loomis Chaffee alumnae of color met with students on Friday evening, February 28 for dinner and conversation about their Loomis, college, and professional experiences.

Posted 02/20/2014 03:30PM
Miriam Butterworth, a 1936 graduate of The Chaffee School met with the History Department to discuss and demonstrate a map she created that represents U.S. military and covert interventions in other countries in the 20th century.

Posted 02/15/2014 11:00AM
Alumni across the regions gathered for Loomis Chaffee's annual Head's Holiday events on Thursday, January 30.
Posted 02/13/2014 02:03PM

English department member Sally Knight chose the novel Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie for the winter meeting of the Chaffee Book Club, held on a frigid February night.

Posted 02/07/2014 12:52PM

Diana Farrell '83, a director at McKinsey & Company and the global head of the McKinsey Center for Government, will speak at Loomis Chaffee's Commencement on May 25.

Posted 01/29/2014 04:54PM
The original members of Raw Ham, the Warham Hall coffee house band, recorded their second EP earlier this month, with a release date slated for the summer of 2014.
Posted 01/27/2014 11:24AM

A windy, rainy day—almost tropical for January—didn’t stop recent alumni from returning to the Island for the annual Young Alumni Brunch on January 11.

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