Articles by: Sophie Hare '18

Acting 350 Showcases Work in One-Person Plays

February 24, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

This past week, five members of Acting 350 performed their original work in the annual Acting One Person Plays show. The hope for the One Person Plays was that the actors and actresses would take what they learned in their fall term of the class and blow it up intoRead 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

Students Showcase Talent at Spring Music Recital

May 9, 2016 at 8:33 pm 0 comments

In the Seymour St. John Chapel on Sunday, April 24, 23 of Choate’s voice and piano students from all forms performed in the last Voice and Piano Student Music Recital of the year. Voice recitals have been occurring on campus for a long time. “To my knowledge, the private lessonsRead More

A Note About our Music Teachers

April 22, 2016 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Behind every music student at Choate is a caring music teacher. Ensembles on campus would not function if students weren’t able to learn their parts. Because of this, Choate music teachers play a vital role in the Arts Department. Ms. Artemis Simerson, a violin teacher from North Brantford who hasRead More

Students practice their painting skills under the instruction of professional artist, Ms. Megan Lenzzo.

PMAC Paint Night Splatters Color

April 15, 2016 at 6:00 am 0 comments

The night before the ACTs, Choate students gathered in the PMAC gallery to participate in Choate’s first-ever “Paint Night.” The event was led by local artist Ms. Megan Lenzzo and organized by Mr. Vincent Jones of the Student Activities Center. Paint Night was held on Friday, April 8 from 8-10Read More

Foolin’ with Fraser

Foolin’ with Fraser

April 8, 2016 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Last Friday, the campus  flocked to the SAC to watch Julian Fraser ’16 and Matt Lacey ’18 (a.k.a. J. Fraser and KidLacey) headline in their concert, “Foolin’ Around.” Though the pair had little previous experience, it seemed as though they’d been performing their whole lives. Amy Hagan-Brown ’18 commented, “MattRead More

Iwazaru: Ingenious Improv

Iwazaru: Ingenious Improv

March 27, 2016 at 12:35 am 0 comments

For many people, getting up on a stage without truly knowing what to say is something straight out of a nightmare. For the 11 students who performed in Iwazaru, Choate’s improvisation show, however, it was a situation long sought. During the week of Halloween, Choate students squeezed into the loungeRead More

“Unveiled” Draws on Pressing Social Issues

“Unveiled” Draws on Pressing Social Issues

March 27, 2016 at 12:21 am 0 comments

On Friday evening, Rohina Malik, a Muslim actress and activist, presented her thought-provoking one-woman show entitled Unveiled to the Choate community. Held in Gelb Theater, Ms. Malik engaged the full house with her 60-minute show about racism, hate crimes, love, Islam, culture, and language. Unveiled tells the harrowing stories ofRead More

Zetterberg: Arts Con’s Ray of Light

Zetterberg: Arts Con’s Ray of Light

March 26, 2016 at 9:32 pm 0 comments

Most Choate students have either seen Anika Zetterberg’s ’16 drawings hung in various places around campus or have engaged in lively debates with Zetterberg in class. However, not many have seen the deep and raw passion that Zetterberg unleashes on her sketchpad. A devoted artist since middle school, Zetterberg hasRead More