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Chamber orchestra tours synagogue, hospital

Chamber orchestra tours synagogue, hospital

Samantha Klepfer

January 8, 2019


Filed under School clubs and activities, Showcase

Orchestra director Kou Lee said the St. Louis Park chamber orchestra community concert tour is a good opportunity for the group members to bond. “Every time a group or an ensemble goes on a trip, they get that bonding time, community time,” Lee said. “I think it’s just a great experience playing f...

Orchestra looks forward to alumni concert

Orchestra looks forward to alumni concert

Samantha Klepfer

December 20, 2018


Filed under School clubs and activities

Orchestra director Kou Lee said the orchestra program’s upcoming alumni concert is significant, not just for orchestra, but for the music department in general. “It really builds the culture in St. Louis Park when you maintain that kind of connection because if you don’t have alumni’s who ret...

The Nest event fosters creativity

The Nest event fosters creativity

Amaia Barajas and Jenna Cook

December 20, 2018


Filed under School clubs and activities

As freshman Luna Labelle reflects on the Nest’s open mic event, she stresses the importance of giving everyone a safe space to express themselves. “I feel like it’s important so then students and other people can just express their talents and what they like to do,” Labelle said. According ...

All-Conference provides learning experiences

All-Conference provides learning experiences

David Bryant, Sofie Geretz, and Ethan Meisler

October 8, 2018


Filed under School clubs and activities, Showcase

This year at All-Conference, schools selected students from band, orchestra and choir to prepare a concert in one day, according to the St. Louis Park High School 6425 News. Guest conductor Kyle Fleming said he enjoys seeing students discover their full musical potential. “There are fantastic students that b...

Band performs at concert contest

Band performs at concert contest

Hannah Leff

April 30, 2018


Filed under Student Life

Band director Steven Schmitz said he was extremely proud when the Wind Ensemble received a superior ranking for its region contest performance for the third year in a row. According to Schmitz, the Wind Ensemble performed in the Region 6AA large group contest at Edina High School April 23. “Bands...

‘Big Fish’ concludes opening weekend

‘Big Fish’ concludes opening weekend

Nicole Sanford

November 14, 2017


Filed under School clubs and activities, Student Life, Uncategorized

Walking into the auditorium Sunday afternoon, freshman Lily Strathman said she knew very little about ‘Big Fish’ before attending. “My sister’s in it, (but) I knew nothing about ‘Big Fish.’ I didn’t know anything,” Strathman said. “(The show) was good, I expected it to be good.” ...

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