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Pro musician Todd Williams guides Jazz 1 before Essentially Ellington next month

Pro musician Todd Williams guides Jazz 1 before Essentially Ellington next month

By Annika Prom, Lifestyle Editor
April 24, 2017
Filed under A&E, Band, Featured Stories, Jazz, Music

Each of the 15 high school finalists entered in the 22nd Annual Essentially Ellington Competition & Festival (EE) worked alongside and learned from a professional jazz musician from New York, flying to Washington on behalf of the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra (LCJO). Former LCJO member Tod...

Engineer Peter Block presents to STEM students, shares professional experience

Engineer Peter Block presents to STEM students, shares professional experience

By Ciara Laney, Hawkeye staff
April 21, 2017
Filed under A&E, Featured Stories, News, School News

Engineer Peter Block, who worked on the Saturn V rocket, as well as the Apollo missions with Boeing and Aerojet, spoke with STEM students during PASS today in the Career Center. “My area of interest was analytical,” he said about his work. Block specifically analyzed the safety and reliabil...

Jazz combo performs at national journalism convention

By Vivian Nowka-Keane, Online Manager
April 12, 2017
Filed under A&E, Band, Jazz, Lifestyle, Multimedia

MTHS jazz performers came together at the Washington State Convention Center to perform three songs before the spring Journalism Education Association (JEA) National Convention Keynote Ceremony, Thursday April 6. MTHS’ Jazz Ensemble 1 (Jazz 1) was selected as finalists to participate in the 22...

Drama hosts matinee of “The Insanity of Mary Girard,” to premiere tomorrow

By Semira Beraki, Hawkeye staff
March 30, 2017
Filed under A&E, Drama, Lifestyle

The MTHS Drama cast hosted a preview of their 2017 spring play, “The Insanity of Mary Girard,” diving into literary elements such as characterization and presenting controversial themes held true in everyday life throughout the 1700s. The department presented the first showing of the play th...

Jazz 1 opens 22nd annual Hot Java Cool Jazz, unveils student-composed song

Jazz 1 opens 22nd annual Hot Java Cool Jazz, unveils student-composed song

By Annika Prom, Lifestyle Editor
March 20, 2017
Filed under A&E, Band, Featured Stories, Jazz, Music, recent

The MTHS Jazz Ensemble 1, or more commonly known as Jazz 1, performed for a full house at the Paramount Theatre in Seattle for the 22nd annual Hot Java Cool Jazz (HJCJ) concert. The event, hosted by Starbucks and Kennelly Keys, took place on Friday, March 17 as local high school jazz bands entertained a crowd of just u...

Orchestra quad concert brings harmony, surprises

By Nhung Lam, Hawkeye staff
March 18, 2017
Filed under A&E, Music, Orchestra, recent

Orchestras across the southeastern quadrant of the Edmonds School District came together yet again for their 29th annual SE Orchestra Quad Concert. On Wednesday, March 8, the orchestras all gathered in the MTHS gym to showcase the progression through in music from 6th grade to the high school lev...

Popular hits featured at choir quad concert

By Nolan DeGarlais, Hawkeye staff
March 14, 2017
Filed under A&E, Choir, Music, recent

School choirs of the southeast quadrant of Edmonds School District gathered to produce a lively and energetic performance. On Tuesday, March 7, Brier Elementary, Cedar Way Elementary, Hazelwood Elementary, Mountlake Terrace Elementary, Terrace Park Elementary and MTHS gathered to perform in the 29th...

Bands emphasize individuality in classical playing, free jazz at spring concert

By Praditha Halstad and Annika Prom
March 8, 2017
Filed under A&E, Band, Featured Stories, Music

The MTHS Symphonic Band and Chamber Winds Ensemble gathered together once again for their spring concert held Thursday, Mar. 2 in the MTHS theater. Audience seats quickly filled with friends and family of the band members, eager to see how they’ve progressed in their playing these past few months. Symphonic...

Terrace Idol finale crowns two 2017 winners

Terrace Idol finale crowns two 2017 winners

By Semira Beraki, Staff Reporter
March 1, 2017
Filed under A&E, Featured Stories, Lifestyle, Music, Terrace Idol

Five finalists were ready to give it their all in the final round of Terrace Idol held on Friday, Feb. 24 at 7 p.m in the MTHS theater. In this round, contestants had to perform two songs of their choice and bring out more energy to the stage than ever before, with their second song being perform...

Contestants advance through first and second rounds of Terrace Idol

Contestants advance through first and second rounds of Terrace Idol

By Semira Beraki, Hawkeye staff
February 23, 2017
Filed under A&E, Featured Stories, Lifestyle, Music, Terrace Idol

The annual district-wide singing competition known as Terrace Idol has brought in talented singers from around the different high schools in Edmonds School District to come and show the audience their voice at the MTHS theater. This event is organized by the MTHS 2017 Senior Class ASB as a fun...

MTHS band showcases performances for Solo & Ensemble Contest

By Annika Prom, Lifestyle Editor
February 4, 2017
Filed under A&E, Band, Featured Stories, Music

Updated 2/14/17, 8:23 p.m. Junior Gian Neri won best in his instrument, bass clarinet, in the Solo & Ensemble Contest.  He has advanced to the state level in the Solo & Ensemble Contest. The state contest will take place in April 2017 in Ellensburg, Wash. After weeks of prepa...

Drama brings MTHS to life with Zombie Prom

Drama brings MTHS to life with Zombie Prom

By Nolan DeGarlais, Hawkeye staff
February 3, 2017
Filed under A&E, Drama, Featured Stories

From Wednesday, Jan. 18 through Saturday, Jan. 21 the MTHS drama department presented the musical "Zombie Prom" in the school theater. The production premiered at 7 p.m. each night and contained a total of 22 songs performed by 30 actors. Additionally, nearly 30 other students worked behind the s...

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