Arts and Leisure

The Intricacies of Recordings in the College Process

November 17, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

As seniors this fall go through the ever difficult college application process, those particularly music-oriented will make recordings displaying a particular talent, whether it be instrumental or voice. These recordings are only made by certain students who are performing at an extremely high level, and have hopes of going toRead More

Annika Chang-boeckman ’19 stuns at Singing recital

November 17, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Throughout a student’s time at Choate, it would be almost impossible to not either perform or attend a musical performance. This past Sunday, extremely talented Choate students participated in the Piano and Voice Recital in the Chapel to singing music from a broad range of styles, genres, and languages. ForRead More

Every year, Choate’s best dancers choreograph Pep Rally performances for varsity teams.

The Choreographers Behind Pep Rally Routines

November 17, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

“I believe that we will win! I believe that we will win!” Last Friday night, the WJAC overflowed with cheers and blue-and-gold spirit during the annual Deerfield Day pep rally. This year, the administration asked athletic teams not to film a video to air at the rally but instead toRead More

Purefoy-Craig says that her hijab now meshes into who she is.


November 17, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

You’ve probably noticed Medina Purefoy-Craig ’20 on campus — and maybe not just because of her radiating personality and exquisite acting talent, but also her stunning collection of hijabs. “I remember being a freshmen and always feeling kind of weird because I was new, and had another thing that setRead More

Tony Kushner is a Pulitzer Prize winning playwright, most famous for Angels in America: A Gay Fantasia on National Themes.

Tony Kushner’s Impact on Choate Theater

November 10, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

October has been an eventful time for the Arts Department at Choate. This bustling excitement has been on going for the past two weeks, with the various plays put on stage from both Choate students and various outside actors. However, the biggest event of all was on October 25: TonyRead More

Inspiring with Music: Annett Ho ’18 Performs “Wieniawski’s Violin Concerto No. 1”

November 10, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Annett Ho ’18, the principal first violin of Choate’s Symphony Orchestra, received a standing ovation for her solo performance of Henry Wieniawski’s “Violin Concerto No. 1” in F sharp minor at the fall concert. According to Mr. Phil Ventre, conductor of the Choate Symphony Orchestra, “Few violinists even attempt toRead More

The Illusion was written by visiting playwright Tony Kushner

Choate Fall Production: The Illusion

November 10, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Every year, the Arts Center hosts three main stage productions in the fall, winter, and spring terms. This trimester was no different. From Thursday, November 2 through  Saturday, November 4, the arts center was packed with audiences coming to see The Illusion. This term, people were able to see theRead More

Josephine Hong’s ’19 style has evolved since coming to Choate.


November 10, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

In celebration of “spirit week,” I introduce Josephine Hong ’19, one of our school’s very own fashion icons, and a woman whose style has evolved since entering Choate. “I wore collared shirts and shorts and nice little coats,” said Hong, describing her style as a freshman. However, if you’ve recentlyRead More

The Theater of the Oppressed hosted a workshop at Choate on Sunday, October 8.

Theater of the Oppressed Comes to Choate

October 20, 2017 at 6:01 am 0 comments

While many would look at the colossal and daunting condition of New York City’s housing crisis with defeat, Theatre of the Oppressed NYC, a group of actors from Brooklyn, responded in a an inspiring way —by creating and performing a new play, Apartment Complex. Theatre of the Oppressed is aRead More