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This is ________: Music and the human condition

This is ________: Music and the human condition
The role of music in building interpersonal connections
November 6, 2020

From “Edelweiss“ to "808s & Heartbreak,” music is nestled within our day-to-day Zoom breaks, karaoke sessions and midnight adrenaline rushes. Read more about MVHS students and teachers’ nostalgic...

Stories of our art

In a painting by Sophie Ye, a pair of geese fly above a river.
A look at the visual artists of MVHS
December 17, 2019
A look at the visual artists of MVHS

Who are today’s legends?

Queen - live show in Houston 1977

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Whether Western musicians of our generation will stand the test of time.
March 4, 2019

Which is better, music now or music of the past? This has always been an ongoing argument between my dad and I — especially in the car when we rush to reach for the aux cord, determining who gets to...

The artists around us

The artists around us
October 26, 2018

The music never ends: Remembering SHINee member Jonghyun

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The release of SHINee Jonghyun’s album after his passing
February 2, 2018
The release of SHINee Jonghyun’s album after his passing

Artists of MVHS

Artists of MVHS
March 8, 2017

Art. Just one word encompasses so many different styles and methods. Art can mean creating a new recipe, sketching a TV show character or even painting your nails. MVHS has artists all around campus who...

Community bonds over artwork at the annual Art and Wine Festival

Community bonds over artwork at the annual Art and Wine Festival
September 23, 2016

or a festival that has the word “wine” in it, the Santa Clara Art and Wine Festival certainly doesn’t sound like the most kid-friendly event. But instead of drunk adults stumbling about, there are...

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