Arts and Leisure

Andy Suzuki entertains students last Friday night.

Andy Suzuki: Back at the SAC

April 22, 2016 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Witty, energetic, and passionate, the professional rock band Andy Suzuki & The Method performed at the Student Activities Center (SAC) on Friday, April 14. The band had everyone sing and dance with them on stage. Based in New York City, the five members of the band play a variety ofRead More

Arts Con’s Boston Adventures

Arts Con’s Boston Adventures

April 22, 2016 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Students from all of the various Arts Concentration disciplines — music, theater, dance, and visual arts — congregated last Thursday, April 14, to visit the Boston Symphony Orchestra and the Boston Museum of Fine Arts in an the opportunity to learn and improve their own work. The students began theirRead 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

McDougal astonished the audience with her innate musical talent.

McDougal’s Piano Resonates for Last Time at Senior Recital

April 15, 2016 at 6:00 am 0 comments

On Sunday, April 10, Morgan McDougal ’16 amazed crowds in the chapel with her amazing skill at her senior recital. Her variety of abilities at Choate extends from golf to music, but one of her greatest strengths, as those who attended the concert can support, lies in the piano. TheRead 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

From the Stage to the Dance Floor with Harley Kirchhoff ’16

From the Stage to the Dance Floor with Harley Kirchhoff ’16

April 15, 2016 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Fans of The Diary of Anne Frank may remember Mrs. Auguste van Pels, the equally dramatic and comedic character, perfectly brought to life by one of Choate’s most talented actresses. This week we bring to you insight into the life and times of Harley Kirchhoff ’16. Kirchhoff’s passion and dedicationRead 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

Eat-About Wallingford: Center Street Luncheonette

April 8, 2016 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Throughout my two years at Choate, I have learned one thing: Wallingford is full of surprises. Making your way down the main drags of the bustling town, you may not find five-star bites to eat, but in a select spot, five-star heart and soul is waiting to be discovered. I’mRead 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