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Freshman expresses passion for orchestra

Freshman expresses passion for orchestra

Eleanor Kline-Olson
April 27, 2017
Filed under Profiles, Student Life, Student Profiles

According to freshman Hannah Greenstein, growing up learning to play orchestral instruments began her love of orchestra, which made her realize she wants orchestra to be in her future. “I would hopefully like to major in music and continue (playing orchestra) professionally,” Greenstein said. ...

Orchestra going on Tour of Schools

Orchestra going on Tour of Schools

Eleanor Kline-Olson
April 20, 2017
Filed under School clubs and activities, Showcase, Student Life

When orchestra director Miriam Edgar thought about what her students will play at the Tour of Schools she remembered her time as an elementary student listening to the high schoolers play at the concert. Edgar said the Tour of Schools is a time for the orchestra goes to the elementary students an...

Orchestra prepares for Conference performance

Orchestra prepares for Conference performance

Emma Kempf and Ndunzi Kunsunga
February 7, 2017
Filed under School clubs and activities, Student Life

Junior Jack Dooley said his class practices every day in class for their Metro West conference performance. “(We do) a lot of practice,” Dooley said.“We don’t have a dress rehearsal with the entire group so that’s kind of tricky, but every day in class we go over the music.” Sophomor...

Orchestra prepares for first concert

Max Bechtold, Nicole Sanford, and Lauren VonEschen
December 19, 2016
Filed under School clubs and activities, Student Life

According to orchestra teacher Miriam Edgar, alumni will join orchestra members in their upcoming winter concert. “This is our first concert in this school (and it’s) the entire St. Louis Park High School orchestra and then the chamber orchestra will also perform,” Edgar said. “We also hav...

Orchestra attends workshop at Augsburg College

Orchestra attends workshop at Augsburg College

Nicole Sanford and Lauren VonEschen
November 28, 2016
Filed under School clubs and activities, Student Life

When orchestra teacher Miriam Edgar gave students an opportunity to work with college students and clinicians at Augsburg, many were excited to take part. According to senior Claire Kaiserman, students who attended the workshop spent the majority of the day at Augsburg and worked on their music. “We...

Orchestra prepares for special concert

Orchestra prepares for special concert

Mimi Fhima
October 28, 2015
Filed under School clubs and activities

Orchestra director Miriam Edgar said she and the students are prepared and excited for the upcoming, halloween-themed concert. Edgar said the orchestra will play a different style of music for this concert to make it more fun. “Students get to have a say in the some of the music,” Edgar s...

Orchestra program plans action

Orchestra program plans action

Caroline Ahlgrim, In-Depth Editor
December 13, 2012
Filed under School clubs and activities

Members react to Minnesota and St. Paul Chamber orchestra  lockouts When sophomore Miranda Van Pilsum-Johnson looks for classical music concerts to attend this holiday season, she will find significantly less events scheduled than in previous years. Although much attention this fall has been directe...

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