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The Loomis Chaffee Concert Band, Jazz Band, and Jazz Improvisational Band presented their Winter Concert on Tuesday, December 16,in the Hubbard Performance Hall in the Hubbard Music Center.

The Loomis Chaffee Music Department's Orchestra Winter Concert took place on Sunday, December 14, in the Hubbard Performance Hall in the Hubbard Music Center.

Guest musicians Judy Handler and Mark Levesque will perform Rhythms of The World, a program of international music for guitar and mandolin, at Loomis Chaffee on Thursday, November 13.

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.

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.

The Friction String Quartet, guest musicians at Loomis Chaffee, performed and shared their expertise with students in a master class setting in Hubbard Performance Hall on Wednesday.

The 25 students enrolled in the school's chamber music performance course will present a recital Thursday, January 16, at 7:30 p.m. in the Hubbard Performance Hall.

Seniors Sijie Wei and Elizabeth Lee were selected to the 2013 National Association for Music Education (NAfME) All-National Honors Ensembles.

The Loomis Chaffee Jazz Band and Jazz Improvisation Ensembles concert will be presented Monday, May 13, at 7:30 p.m. The event will be held in the Hubbard Performance Hall.The concert is free, and the public is cordially invited to attend.




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