Summer Jam Suggestions

By: Meghan Malas As summer inches closer and closer, the mindsets of the student body morphs from a (somewhat) motivated, organized demeanor to one of longing. Students pine for freedom from this 7:40 to 2:40 chasm of responsibility, and with this the infamous question manifests itself among the youth- what are you doing this summer? If you are like me, you are probably at a … Continue reading Summer Jam Suggestions

DPYO Ends 79th Season With A Bang

By Rachel Giffin The Dayton Philharmonic Youth Orchestra ended its 79th season on May 7, 2017, with the last exciting notes of Arturo Marquez’ “Danzon.” It also featured other well known pieces such as “On The Beautiful Blue Danube” by Strauss and “Night on Bald Mountain” by Mussorgsky. DPYO is open to elite musicians who are high school students in the Dayton area. These students … Continue reading DPYO Ends 79th Season With A Bang

BHS Music Department Celebrates Its Final Concert of the Season

by Rachel Giffin Bellbrook High School bands finished their final concert of the 2017 season with the flourish and grandeur of David Holsinger’s “American Faces,” a piece inspired by the national unity and ingenuity symbolized by Mount Rushmore. The concert highlighted the 2017 senior class and outstanding members of the ensemble with awards given throughout the concert. Performing at the concert was the BHS Percussion … Continue reading BHS Music Department Celebrates Its Final Concert of the Season

Miamisburg Theater Presents A Tale As Old As Time

by Bergen Eppers Children’s Performing Arts of Miamisburg is taking its own turn on the tale as old as time. On May 13, this children’s theater will be having their last performance of the 1994 Tony Award winning musical Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast” at the Memorial Auditorium. Based on the 1991 Academy Award winning movie, “Beauty and the Beast” still adds humor, romance, and action … Continue reading Miamisburg Theater Presents A Tale As Old As Time

BHS Jazz Band Performs at Sugar Maple Festival

By Rachel Giffin The Bellbrook High School Jazz Band performed several spectacular numbers on Saturday, April 22, at Bellbrock Park for listeners attending the Sugar Maple Festival in Bellbrook. The BHS Jazz Band’s program featured many soloists, and songs from a wide variety of jazz forms. As the performance continued, spectators gathered in higher numbers, some dancing to the lively music. The BHS Jazz Band … Continue reading BHS Jazz Band Performs at Sugar Maple Festival

Khalid: An American Teen

by Kasen Stephensen Last June, Khalid Robinson walked across the stage to graduate from Americas High School in El Paso, Texas. This year, the nineteen year old is an up-and-coming artist with his hit single “Location” peaking at spot 39 on the Billboard Top 100. Khalid burst onto the music scene after Kylie Jenner featured his song “Location” in one of her snaps.  Rather than … Continue reading Khalid: An American Teen

2014 Bonnaroo Music Festival Releases Lineup 

by Shelby Powers February 19, the long-awaited lineup of the Tennessee music festival Bonnaroo was released during a thirty minute “BLAM” (Bonnaroo Lineup Announcement Mega-Jam), hosted by comedian Hannibal Burress and Saturday Night Live’s Taran Killam. The BLAM also featured a super-jam cover performance of Usher’s “Love in This Club” by the Flaming Lips, Ben Folds, and Foxygen. This year’s festival boasts a diverse group of headliners, including … Continue reading 2014 Bonnaroo Music Festival Releases Lineup