Articles by: Phitchaya (Inc) Thongthai '19

Resident Rapper: Kid Lacey

October 20, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

The number of memorable school dances can be counted on one hand. The repetitive music and flashing lights tend to blur them together. However, this past weekend was an event that will be remembered for the unique tunes projected on stage. The man behind those beats was Matt Lacey ’18,Read More

This term, Choate will stage Kushner’s play The Illusion and his adaptation of Brundibar, a Czech childrens’ opera

Two Fall Plays from Renowned Playwright Tony Kushner

September 29, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

True to Choate tradition, the Paul Mellon Art Center’s stage will hold two productions this fall. Similar to last fall term, one production will be an opera, while the other will be a play. However, this year the theatrical productions were written by the same man: Tony Kushner. His worksRead More

A Capella presidents Eben Cook ’18, Tristan Jamidar ’18, Scott Romeyn ’18, and James Rose ’18 (center).

Historic Male A Capella Groups Merge

September 22, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

There is something about the people who create melodies, harmonies, and entire ensembles only utilizing their voices that make students stop and put on hold any activity, thought, or assignment at hand. It is undeniable that a cappella is an important, if not essential, part of campus and student lifeRead More

Beyond the Violin: Choate’s Unsung Musicians

Beyond the Violin: Choate’s Unsung Musicians

May 19, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Here at Choate, there are many students who go unrecognized for their skills; this ranges in every aspect of school life. It is easy to forget the individuals who have honed their art on percussive instruments, keeping time and the measure of every beat. It is easy to forget theRead More

Senior Recital: David Park ’17

May 12, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

David Park ’17 is one of the most recognized pianists at Choate. We have all heard him on the piano at least once before, either through his various performances during weekly school meetings or his participation in orchestral works. Students and faculty alike have praised Park on his musical talents,Read More

Bershtein and Patel: Pop Stars in the Making

April 21, 2017 at 6:00 am 1 comment

Recently, two Choate students have taken their love for music to a different level. No longer sticking to simply covering a song from a different artist, Richard Bershtein ’20 and Max Patel ’19 have gone above and beyond and written their own songs. The two songs they have written thusRead More

Nicolai-Scanio’s graphic interpretation of the KEC.

From Algorithm to Art

April 14, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Encountering art is inevitable. Everyone has seen some form of art in his or her lives, whether that is through symphonies, exhibitions, dances, writing, or musicals. However, Zev Nicolai-Scanio ’18 has developed a new form of art through an algorithm. Nicolai-Scanio completed a Directed Study with his project advisor Dr.Read More

Just Around the Corner: The Addams Family

April 7, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

In the fall, the performing arts commenced with a rendition of the age-old The Odyssey, followed by the provocative Love of Three Oranges and The Green Bird, and now has come full circle to the comedic musical The Addams Family. The Addams Family first made its debut in 1938 asRead More

Captain of Jockapella, Cam Leonard ’17, poses alongside her ensemble.

The Debut of Jockapella

March 31, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Last term, Choate was introduced to a new club on campus: Jockapella. The announcement of such a club was met with great excitement by  not only athletes, but also other members of the community as well. The objective of the club  was to form an a cappella group that comprisedRead More