Arts and Leisure

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

Gavin Galiardo ’20 stays true to his own fashion sense at Choate.


October 20, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Too frequently do I hear people say that fashion does not exist outside of the world of women. I have therefore believed that men’s outfits scarcely receive as many comments or compliments as women’s, and that, especially while growing up, a male will often be regarded as eccentric if heRead More

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

Former film magnate Harvey Weinstein has been accused of harassing or assaulting over 47 different women.

Artists in Agony: Exposing Harvey Weinstein

October 20, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Recently, the New York Times and The New Yorker uncovered decades of sexual harassment and assault allegations against the famed Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein. For years, these rumors trailed Weinstein, and, finally, news outlets verified and published the reports. It appears that Mr. Weinstein has been paying women hundreds ofRead More

The Wisdom House Retreat Center in Litchfield, CT, was a center for inspiration and activity for Chamber Chorus.

Working in Harmony: Chamber Chorus Retreats to Wisdom House

October 6, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

  The vast amount of talent at Choate, specifically in the arts, is not a secret to anybody in the community. One example of this is the Chamber Chorus, a choral group for which members must audition. The group not only performs for the Choate community, but also travels internationally.Read More

Violin teacher Ms. Artemis T. Simerson performed a beautiful violin solo during the concert last Sunday.

Faculty Music Concert Inspires

October 6, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

  sic faculty serenaded the community during their afternoon recital held at the Chapel. It was an afternoon of diverse music, fervent passion, and lots of soulful playing. The recital began with an original piece by violinist Mr. Netta Hadari, who was recently appointed as the new conductor of theRead More