The Hotchkiss Record

Musicians and vocalists
rehearse in Walker.

Student Music Showcase Features Diverse Instruments and Vocalists

Elise Kang '25 May 20, 2022

For the first time in two years, the Student Music Showcase (SMS) made its debut in the newly renovated Walker Auditorium on May 17. Directed by student musicians Giancarlo Mendoza ’23 and Isabella Wei...

Hotchkiss Chorus performs in Chapel.

With New Repertoire, Chorus Returns to Chapel

Nolan Jennings '24 May 20, 2022

To commemorate the changing of the seasons, the Hotchkiss Choir hosted With a Hey and a Ho: A Madrigal Journey in the Chapel for the school and surrounding community on Sunday, April 22. In the performance,...

Ding’s newest work, “Cabin Fever No. 1,” with charcoal, pastel, and ink on toned blue paper.

Yihan Ding ’22 Explores Non-Conformity in Her Art

Callum Rhodin '25, Staff Writer May 20, 2022

Yihan Ding ’22 is a four-year senior from Woodbury, New York. Partaking in visual art for four years, Ding is currently enrolled in AR382S, Honors Studio Art Portfolio. She has worked at multiple art...

The murdered Cook
falls onto Ms. Green
in a dramatic scene
in the play.

Whodunnit? Dramatic Association Presents Clue

Emily Hellqvist '24, Staff Writer May 20, 2022

The Hotchkiss Dramatic Association (HDA) put on a comedy murder-mystery performance set in a secluded mansion in rural 1954 New England. From May 6 to 8, the community gathered in Walker to watch HDA’s...

Allison Lin ’22 in the Philharmonic.

Expert Musicians and School’s Best Performers Converge to Form Special Philharmonic Concert

Emily Hellqvist '24, Staff Writer April 28, 2022

Students and professional musicians from all around the country will share the stage on April 30 after a two year pause. For the upcoming concert, the musicians will play Verdi’s “Prelude to La Traviata,”...

Ilene Park ’22 trimming a bowl on the wheel.

Ilene Park ’22 Finds Ceramics Inspiration Within Nature

Charlotte Wood '25, Staff Writer April 28, 2022

Ilene Park ’22 is a four-year Senior from Seoul, South Korea. She is a head of Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA), Humane Society, and is an Editor-in-Chief of The Hotchkiss Review. She currently...

Tomo Furutani 23 plays in Elfers.

Student Soloists Showcase Latest Work in Elfers

Callum Rhodin '25, Staff Writer April 28, 2022

Student pianists and instrumentalists gathered in Elfers Hall on April 22 and April 26 to perform their solo pieces for the community. With another upcoming concert on May 3, these three recitals aim to...

Photo by Pixy Liao.

Photos in Tremaine Feature Work of Diverse Artists

Rachel Biccard '25, Contributing Writer April 14, 2022

From March 31 to April 30, the Tremaine Art Gallery is showcasing Housed/Altered, a combination of two photography exhibitions by 17 BIPOC artists from The Center for Photography at Woodstock’s (CPW)...

Voice Students Refine their Craft

Anthony Hu '25, Contributing Writer April 14, 2022

On Tuesday, April 12, thirteen student vocalists performed solos in five different languages, the pieces ranging from the Romantic to Renaissance periods. As the community gathered in Elfers Hall, the...

Alumni in Film and Television Industry Appear in Panel Discussion

Alumni in Film and Television Industry Appear in Panel Discussion

Audrey Helling '25, Contributing Writer April 14, 2022

Members of the community gathered in the faculty room on April 5 to talk with alumni Claire Brooks ’07, Carla Frankenbach ’12, Kip Kroeger ’00, and Taylor Materne ’99. After graduating from the...

Self-Directed Plays in Blackbox

Yixi Zou '25 March 4, 2022

After only five weeks of rehearsal, students of the Advanced Theatre Course presented their self-directed plays in the Black Box on March 1 at 8 p.m. and 9 p.m.. Advanced Theater, taught by Mr. Parker...

Young Kanye West in the studio working with his mentor, No I.D.

Netflix Releases Jeen-Yuhs: A Kanye Trilogy

Holden Burns '25 March 4, 2022

“Every great story begins with a vision” - Coodie Kanye West seems to have permanently been in the press recently – the controversial tweets, the divorce with media personality Kim Kardashian, and...

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