Articles by: Phitchaya (Inc) Thongthai '19

Death of a King,  Death of an Artist

Death of a King, Death of an Artist

October 28, 2016 at 6:00 am 0 comments

On October 13, 2016, Thailand was met with the great loss of the beloved King, Bhumibol Adulyadej. His legacy of grace, devotion to his people, and practical way of life still remains a fresh memory in Thai minds. Having cultivated an interest in the arts since he was a child,Read More

Critics Hail Newest  Novel by Maria Semple ’82

Critics Hail Newest Novel by Maria Semple ’82

October 21, 2016 at 6:00 am 0 comments

For as long as a full year, The New York Times has placed Maria Semple’s ’82 latest novel, Today Will Be Different, at the top of their book list, and Choate is proud to recognize this notable alum as a member of the community, one who exemplifies its characteristic senseRead More

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The Keys to Knowing David Park

September 30, 2016 at 6:00 am 0 comments

If you don’t remember him from his incredible piano performance at the first all-school meeting of the year, meet David Park ’16, a four-year senior from Glastonbury, CT. Partaking in Chamber Music Ensembles and Jazz Ensemble, playing the piano for the Choate Orchestra, and engaging in the Arts Concentration’s JazzRead More

Spring Recitals

Spring Recitals

May 27, 2016 at 6:49 am 2 comments

Gabriel Valle Gabriel Valle’s ’16 violin serenaded the audience during his senior recital, held on Sunday, May 22, at the Seymour St. John Chapel. Valle, who has played violin for 14 years, is in orchestra and the Arts Concentration program. Regarding his decision to perform, Valle stated, “Apart from theRead More

Curtain Call: Drew Springer-Miller ’16

Curtain Call: Drew Springer-Miller ’16

May 13, 2016 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Eager students, parents, and teachers congregated in the Recital Hall on Saturday, April 23, to watch the long-awaited senior recital for Drew Springer-Miller ’16. The audience came to witness what was the culmination of Springer-Miller’s artistic legacy at Choate. Springer-Miller is known for her skills in acting, having participated inRead More

Chorus Shows Its Wild Side

May 13, 2016 at 6:00 am 0 comments

The Seymour St. John Chapel rung with enthusiasm and excitement this past Friday, May 6, as the Student Choral Concert began and crowds of people swarmed to watch the culmination of hard work from Choate’s young vocalists in their breathtaking performance of “Spirit Animals.” Ms. Alysoun Kegel, the Choral Director,Read More

Students in the new environmental art class study, draw, and improve their surroundings

Art Against Climate Change

April 22, 2016 at 6:00 am 0 comments

This spring term, Choate inaugurated an environmental arts class proposed to combine artistic expression and environmental awareness in a single class. Ms. Jessica Cuni, who teaches the course, encouraged its creation to instill appreciation for the environment in a new generation of artists at Choate. “The course encompasses many differentRead More

Dance Concert Set to Premiere This Weekend

Dance Concert Set to Premiere This Weekend

April 15, 2016 at 6:00 am 0 comments

As the Student Dance Concert rehearsal began, the Paul Mellon Arts Center buzzed with energy and resonated with music. The dancers, decked in all-black and accented with touches of color, moved to the rhythm of the beat. On Friday, April 15, and Saturday, April 16, the annual Student Dance ConcertRead More

The Perfect-Pitch Bellacantos

April 8, 2016 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Wander into the Paul Mellon Arts Center gallery on Monday, Friday, or Sunday night, and you will find a group of students singing and harmonizing to ever-catchy songs. A group of boys and girls sway to modern and classical tunes, radiating passion, energy, and enthusiasm for music. Meet Bellacanto, Choate’sRead More