Tag Archives: music

“Into the Night” with a basement band

Sophomores Ben Erickson, Sam McDonald and Alex Ramos bring their original song from the basement to the studio Picture this: a 15-year-old boy with messy brown hair and hazel eyes sitting in his bedroom strumming an out-of-tune acoustic guitar. He hits a chord. ‘Wow’, he thinks, ‘that actually sounds good.’ …

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A new melody for Perkins

New fine arts assistant brings choral, piano and management expertise Gretchen Perkins was hired this year as the new Upper School fine arts assistant, where she will be assisting with tasks such as planning the upcoming choir tour, helping to handle money, and accompanying the choir class with her piano …

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Summer arts

Students fill their summer with artistic explorations They look like us. They talk like us. They walk among us. No, they’re not aliens. They are students at Minnehaha. These four students have something in common. They are all apart of elite arts programs around the Twin Cities that are either …

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Honk!

The musical of the Ugly Duckling Honk! Based on the 19th-century fairy tale The Ugly Duckling, by Hans Christian Anderson, tells the story of an odd-looking baby duck and his quest to find his mother. Minnehaha’s theater department will perform Honk! Apr. 19-21: at 7 p.m. Tickets can be purchased …

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Diverse Music to Twin Cities

New albums bring new shows to the cities Alenka Výbohová, Talon staff writer British alternative indie rock is coming to the US. The Kooks, with their new album Junk of the Heart, released in September, didn’t disappoint. The new electronic feature is used more than in any of their other …

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Band trip

More than music The band tour and CFE have partnered to create an unforgettable journey abroad by Dominique Hlavac, Talon staff writer The front gate towers menacingly across the horizon, cries of pain can be heard echoing through the dark history that these towers, walls and ramshackle buildings have contained. …

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Students to release CD

MA music group has hopes for summer CD Jeffrey Riley Talon Staff Writer Over the summer, many seniors will be focusing on the transition from high school to college, making memories in the process as they scatter across the nation. But seniors Stig Benson and Fiona Cummings have an additional …

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