El Estoque

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MVHS Music Department’s All-State Band and Orchestra members

Aditya Shukla and Devin Gupta February 8, 2021
How All-State band programs are managed through the screen
Senior Elena Chen performs at Stern Auditorium in Carnegie Hall during the National Youth Orchestra program.

Senior Elena Chen’s cello playing experience

Claire Wen and Tyler Cho March 13, 2020
Senior Elena Chen describes her path to becoming a member of the National Youth Orchestra
Music teacher Jon Fey will leave MVHS on Wednesday, Oct. 29

Music teacher Jon Fey will leave MVHS on Wednesday, Oct. 29

Yifei Wu October 23, 2014

After teaching for 13 years at MVHS, Fey finds a new job at Northgate High School “So you finally cleaned up the library?” The voice belonged to senior Karen Xu, who had been a member in band...

Music: String and Chamber’s yearly debut

Music: String and Chamber’s yearly debut

Angela Liu November 10, 2011

After giving a brief introduction, director John Galli turned around and readied his baton. The members of the orchestra, all dressed in white and black outfits, watched him for a signal. Everyone...

Music: Orchestra brings class and classical

Music: Orchestra brings class and classical

Yaamini Venkataraman October 15, 2010

Orchestra Debut Concert on Oct. 14 introduces skill and array of talent   {s5_mp3}https://elestoque.org/images/mp3s/orchestra.mp3{/s5_mp3} The String Orchestra performs "St. Paul Suite" by Gustav Holst...

Rhapsody in spring

Rhapsody in spring

Jaime Chu May 1, 2010

 String and chamber orchestras play to spring's delight     The Spring Orchestra Concert could safely be the first concert of the year that still saw sunshine outside when it started....

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.   The 2009 MVHS Winter Concert opened to a crowded house and stage...

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