El Estoque

Junior Manas Manu sings in the opening performance of one of Grammy award-winner Manoj George's concerts in San Jose, California.

Music across languages: Junior Manas Manu’s singing journey

Robert Liu March 14, 2020
Junior Manas Manu shares the most vital values to improving as a singer
Senior Yoanna Lee practices

Spirit of Song

Aditi Dixit and Lance Tong February 11, 2020
Members of local Christian praise teams reflect on the value of praise and community
Senior Yoanna Lee practices on stage.

VERGE: Spirit of Song

Ayah Ali-Ahmad January 31, 2020
Behind the scenes of a worship band’s rehearsal
Next in the Spotlight

Next in the Spotlight

Gauri Kaushik May 22, 2019

s sophomore Naomi Yin filed into the black box theater along with her fellow drama students during tutorial on May 10, her jaw dropped in surprise when she was met not only by their long-term substitute...

Performers prepare for the Heart Beats concert. The event held on March 23 at the auditorium included performances from violinists, cellists, flutists, and vocalists. Photo by Shuyi Qi.

Heart Beats concert held on March 23.

Shuyi Qi March 28, 2013

The first  Heart Beats Concert held by the Musicians Society, includes performances from a variety of classical and contemporary music, ranging from Bach to Sara Bareilles. All the proceeds from the...

VIDEO: Behind the Scenes of Singing Valentines

VIDEO: Behind the Scenes of Singing Valentines

Albert Qiu February 18, 2012

On Feb. 14, four Variations groups delivered an estimated 340 Singing Valentines to students and teachers on campus, performing approximately twelve Valentines each period. Selling at $3 each, Singing...

They performed many Christmas and classic songs at their annual concert in Santana Row on Nov. 25. The Ritards had a private audition with the producers of 'America's Got Talent'. If accepted into the next level, they will be on television. Photo by Karishma Mehrotra.

Ritards audition for ‘America’s Got Talent’

Karishma Mehrotra February 12, 2012

  Most people are content to stare at the television and watch the judges of “America’s Got Talent” rate performers. On Feb. 12 at 1:15 p.m., the Ritards, an a capella group consisting...

Strike a pose

Strike a pose

Sara Yang September 21, 2011

Video by Kevin Tsukii and Christophe Haubursin. Music by oldDog used under Creative Commons licensing.   Freshman Miki Rai has been working in the entertainment industry since the age of...

Life behind the scenes

Life behind the scenes

Sara Yang September 21, 2011

Touring San Francisco in French designer duds, laughing with friends along the way—while this may seem like a scene from a typical day in the good life, a closer look reveals what something not so...

Mic check: One. Two. Three. Four. Five...

Mic check: One. Two. Three. Four. Five…

Aafreen Mahmood March 28, 2010

 Open Mic Night delivers an entertaining, but long show   After 30 minutes of chatter, and with half the auditorium filled, the lights finally dimmed and the audience roared. Open...

The gift of voices

The gift of voices

Tiffany Lau December 15, 2009

Variations' surprise caroling fills the rally court Right after the lunch bell rang on Dec. 11, students were still walking out of their classrooms. But one group of students in matching grey...

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