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Abby Czito    Thursday, October 31, 2013
The Addison Gallery of American Art, teaming up with the Community Service Office, will jump-start a community initiative called the Addison Ambassadors Program (AAP) beginning this winter. The program, which will consist of ten students, hopes to use student input to generate ideas that will help Addison events appeal to a wider audience. The Addison staff will be receiving the help from this select group of students to provide constructive input during the planning of public events such...
Julia Boyd    Thursday, October 24, 2013
Stepping out of their musical comfort zones, Fidelio Society, the Academy Chorus and a number of soloists incorporated arrangements in foreign languages into their concert repertoire this past Family Weekend. Kicking off the concert, Nolan Crawford ’15 sang a solo in Italian, Giuseppe Torelli’s “Tu lo sai.” The song’s title translates to “You Now Know,” and expresses an unrequited love towards another. Crawford’s voice rose and fell dramatically with emotion. “Nolan sounded great on his...
Kalina Ko    Thursday, October 24, 2013
The Academy Orchestras and Concert Band joined forces to create a collaborative repertoire for a Family Weekend performance last Friday. Opening the recital with “Salvation is Created” by Russian composer Pavel Chesnokov, the Academy Concert Band began the piece with an eerie, lethargic tune that gave way to a thematic performance. The band’s interpretation of the piece’s majestic melody allowed the brass and percussion sections to stand out. “[The piece] has such a beautiful chord...
Sara Luzuriaga    Thursday, October 24, 2013
Sixteen student musicians performed pieces with a variety of instruments on Saturday for Family Weekend. Of the sixteen students, five students, flutist Diana Ding ’16, vocalist Josephine Pandji ’16, flutist Cathy Liu ’15, flutist David Benedict ’15 and vocalist Wei Han Lim ’15, agreed to share their opinions on the student musical recital. What was your favorite piece in the performance and why? Ding: I thought everyone played and sang really beautifully, but what I liked best was...
Sara Luzuriaga    Thursday, October 17, 2013
Naomi Markman ’15, a new Upper this year, has only been at Andover for a month, but she is already known for her cool, laid-back style. Markman says her relaxed but edgy look is heavily influenced by her Los Angeles upbringing. “I’m from LA, where we’re surrounded by [fashion] from a very young age... I had a uniform up until sixth grade, so when we got to seventh grade, my friends [and I] just blew into it,” said Markman. “We got so interested in what everyone was wearing.” On a warm...
Kalina Ko    Thursday, October 17, 2013
A dense crowd of students piled into Lower Right of Paresky Commons on Friday to watch the first Coffeehouse performance of the year. Munching on cider donuts and fresh apples, the audience settled down into the Coffeehouse’s informal and comfy setting. In addition to hosting a selection of vocal-centric performances, this term’s Coffeehouse also featured an eclectic mix of less commonly-played instruments such as the xylophone, the ukulele and the mandolin. The show started off with Lane...
Tiffany Bauman    Thursday, October 17, 2013
Returning for his third Andover performance, guest pianist Gabriel Chodos presented a varied classical repertoire to the audience last Friday evening. A professional classical pianist, Chodos has performed around the globe, is a member of the artist faculty at the New England Conservatory and is often broadcasted on NPR. Chodos kicked off his recital with Austrian composer Franz Schubert’s “Allegretto in C minor, D. 915.” The piece consisted of sharply dotted rhythms that complemented...
Arts Staff Report - Photos By Emmie Avvakumova    Thursday, October 17, 2013
Grasshopper Night will come alive this Family Weekend, representing the collective effort of over 100 students and faculty. The annual event showcases the student body’s array of talents, and will go up four times this year, with two on Friday evening and two on Saturday evening. “In some aspects, [Grasshopper] is a talent show, but like anything at Andover, our talent is so amazing that what [we] really work on doing is making it a real show from beginning to end,” said Erin Strong,...
Kalina Ko    Thursday, October 10, 2013
also performed the piece “Svatba” from Bulgaria, with the soprano and alto sections of the Phillips Academy Chorus. According to Ayumi Ueda, Founder of Women of the World, her dream of creating a musical group consisting of women from around the world came true four years ago. In 2008, Ueda, who is of Japanese background, collaborated with other like-minded musicians to complete Women of the World. Currently, the group is made up of Ueda, Giorgia Renosto from Italy, Annette Philip from...
Phillipian Arts Staff CXXXVI    Thursday, October 10, 2013
This year’s Latin Arts Weekend centered around a new addition, the Latino Film Festival. Clara Isaza-Bishop, Instructor in Spanish and Co-Advisor of Alianza Latina, believed that a film festival would help fulfill the ultimate goal of Latin Arts Weekend as a whole: providing Andover with insight into Hispanic culture. “The Latino population is growing. We need to learn about Latin American because there’s so much that we can learn about the history as well as the relations between the...
Photos And Descriptions By Sofia Barbosa & Claire Zhong    Thursday, October 10, 2013
Rhaime Kim ’15 dons a bright blue chiffon top; and modest tan skinnies that do not distract from the hue of the shirt. “Cobalt blue is such a brilliant, bright color, but it’s classy too!” said Kim In this look, Matt Osborn ’15 chose to implement texture into his outfit in order to tone down the vividness of his cobalt blue sweater. The casual knit renders the loud color more demure, making texture a good way incorporate a bold statement color into an everyday outfit. “I would describe...
Viv Garth    Thursday, October 10, 2013
Become a master chocolatier right in the middle of Paresky Commons by treating your taste buds to the smooth, sensual luxury of a homemade chocolate truffle! Chocolate truffles make a delectable last-minute gift for your friends or significant other. Fill a medium-sized bowl halfway with chocolate chips and top it off with a spoonful of butter. Place the bowl in the microwave for about two minutes, mixing the chocolate occasionally so it does not burn. Remove from heat when the...

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