The Hotchkiss Record

Dancers Light Up Walker

Dancers Light Up Walker

Stephanie Ge ’22

March 7, 2019


Filed under Arts, Showcase

Applause filled Walker Auditorium last Friday and Saturday during the annual performances of the Hotchkiss Dance Company. This year, dancers presented a range of dance styles, including modern, classical ballet, jazz, and hip-hop. Ms. Allesandra Rinaldo and Ms. Lynn Peterson, instructors in dance, organize...

Philharmonic Orchestra Debuts in Elfers

Philharmonic Orchestra Debuts in Elfers

Yuki Zhang ’22

March 7, 2019


Filed under Arts, Showcase

In the newly-formed Philharmonic Orchestra, familiar faces and guests joined together to create a night of unforgettable music. On February 23, the Philharmonic Orchestra, consisting of selected members of the Hotchkiss Orchestra and professional musicians, debuted with pianist Mr. Leonel Morales at ...

Artist of the Issue: Edward Guo ’19

Artist of the Issue: Edward Guo ’19

Eric Jin ’22

March 7, 2019


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A four-year senior, photographer Edward Guo ’19 has contributed his award-winning talents to numerous school publications. As the head of the student magazine ink., he has facilitated the creation of ten issues over four years. This week, the Arts and Leisure Section recognizes his accomplishments and...

Art Students Win Scholastic Awards

Ally Fertig '20, Staff Writer

February 18, 2019


Filed under Arts, Online Exclusives

Students in the visual art program recently received regional awards from the Connecticut Scholastic Art Association. Overall, 14 students won awards with a total of eight Gold Keys, three Silver Keys, and two Honorable Mentions.Gold Keys, Silver Keys, and Honorable Mentions are  presented by the Allia...

Actors Spread Hay Fever

Actors Spread Hay Fever

Claire Wang ’22

February 14, 2019


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The Hotchkiss Dramatic Association is set to present Noël Coward’s comedy, Hay Fever, from this Friday, February 15, to Sunday, February 17. This classic play, directed by Mr. Parker Reed, instructor in English and theatre, was written in 1920. Set in the 1920s, the play focuses on the hilarity that...

Color for A Cause

Color for A Cause

Yuki Zhang ’22

February 14, 2019


Filed under Arts

On exhibit from January 24 to February 24 in the Tremaine Art Gallery, Metaphor features the work of Brooklyn-based artist Lee Arnold. Through a variety of media - including photography, audio, animation, collage, and drawing - the exhibit invites visitors to immerse themselves in Arnold’s vision of ho...

Artist of the Issue: Gwen Slaughter ’19

Artist of the Issue: Gwen Slaughter ’19

Isabel Su ’22

January 31, 2019


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Gwen Slaughter ’19, a dedicated member of the Hotchkiss Dance Company, is currently pursuing an independent study in dance. Mrs. Alice Sarkissian-Wolf, who taught dance at Hotchkiss for 26 years, said, “[Gwen] has been such a delightful student. [She] completely understands the work ethic, the co...

Atlantic Brass Quintet Offers Engaging Program

Atlantic Brass Quintet Offers Engaging Program

Claire Wang ’21

January 31, 2019


Filed under Arts, Showcase

Last Friday, the critically acclaimed Atlantic Brass Quintet performed in Elfers Hall, showcasing pieces vastly different in style, from Baroque to contemporary. The Atlantic Brass Quintet was founded in 1985 by tubist John Manning, who was later joined by Thomas Bergeron and Tim Leopold on trumpets, Set...

Students Perform at Second Annual Carnegie Hall Event

Students Perform at Second Annual Carnegie Hall Event

Stephanie Ge ’22

January 31, 2019


Filed under Arts

The new year started off on a high note for the music program, with a performance in one of the world’s most renowned concert venues. Twenty-one music students performed in Carnegie Hall in New York City last Monday. Founded in 1891, the hall has showcased musical talent in multiple genres, from popul...

Three Perspectives on Outspoken: Seven Women Photographers

Three Perspectives on Outspoken: Seven Women Photographers

Nicholas Lorentzen '20, Jerry Sheng '20, and Jiahua Chen '20

January 16, 2019


Filed under Arts, Showcase

Outspoken: Seven Women Photographers is a photography exhibition which was featured in the Tremaine Gallery this past month, ending this past Sunday. In addition to the exhibition, five of the featured photographers spoke on a panel last Thursday for the Prep and Lower Mid humanities and upper-level photog...

New Co-curriculars Support Diverse Interests

Claire Wang '21

January 16, 2019


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This school year, the co-curricular program has broadened to include four new options for students: Robotics, Ceramics, Community Service, and Dance. Students interested in these areas can now dedicate time to them outside of the academic day.RoboticsIn the Robotics program, Mr. Samuel Golini ...

Room of the Issue: Jacqui Rice ’20

John Shin '20 and Diana Reiss ’20

January 16, 2019


Filed under Arts

For this issue, the Arts & Leisure section scoured campus to find the new year’s first Room of the Issue. This issue's room belongs to Jacqui Rice ’20, who lives on the third floor of Buehler. Her proctees have expressed praise for the room:Margo Donohue ’22 said, “Her string lights create a relaxing...