El Estoque

Music department holds instrumental debut concerts

String Orchestra performs their first piece. Their repertoire was composed of music from various time periods. Photo by Andrea Schlitt.

Andrea Schlitt

October 17, 2015

he auditorium is quiet with anxiety and excitement as parents prepare their cameras and phones to capture the display of seven weeks of hard work. The first violinist stands up, raises her bow and brings it across the A string on her violin as the rest of the orchestra follows her lead. The performe...

MUSIC: ‘Masterworks and Showtunes’

MUSIC: 'Masterworks and Showtunes'

Angela Wang

February 1, 2013

On the first day of the music department’s annual Winter Concert, the announcers told the audience that, should audience members like the performance, they could come back the next night and the night after that to watch the entire performance again, as if in a circle. “You mean the ‘Circle of L...

Rhapsody in spring

Rhapsody in spring

Jaime Chu

May 1, 2010

 String and chamber orchestras play to spring's delight   Read More »...

Winter Concert doesn’t disappoint

Selene Rubino

February 4, 2009

The 2009 MVHS Winter Concert opened to a crowded house and stage on Thursday Jan. 29, playing music written by British composers.   Read More »...

Musical Britannica

Jaime Chu

January 29, 2009

MV Music Department presents "Music from the British Isles" Read More »...