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Renowned trumpeter collaborates in concert with jazz bands

Renowned trumpeter collaborates in concert with jazz bands

By Annika Prom, Lifestyle Editor
May 25, 2017
Filed under A&E, Band, Featured Stories, Jazz, Lifestyle

Professional trumpet player Terell Stafford led a clinic with the three jazz bands, later joining them for a concert on Monday. Stafford is currently the Program Director of Jazz Studies at the Boyer College of Music and Dance at Temple University. Jazz Ensemble 2 (Jazz 2) started off the ...

Sit in with Jazz 1 at Essentially Ellington – a 360° experience

Sit in with Jazz 1 at Essentially Ellington – a 360° experience

By Praditha Halstad, Reporter/Videographer
May 23, 2017
Filed under A&E, Ellington, Featured Stories

Thanks to some nifty coordination between the Hawkeye and the trombone section of Jazz 1, now  you, too, can sit in with the band as they perform at the Essentially Ellington Jazz Festival at Jazz at Lincoln Center on Saturday, May 13, 2017. Look around. Check out the other sections. Take direction...

Koalaty Improv joins hands with talent show acts

By Semira Beraki, Hawkeye staff
May 15, 2017
Filed under A&E, Drama, Improv, Lifestyle

The MTHS Improv Team, Koalaty, hosted a comedy and improv show on Friday, May 5 at 7 p.m. The show lasted for about two hours and also included 5 unique talent show acts, with the audience deciding which two performers will compete in the upcoming District Talent Show on May 17. Opening up with int...

Outstanding soloist awards revealed at 22nd annual Essentially Ellington final concert

Outstanding soloist awards revealed at 22nd annual Essentially Ellington final concert

By Praditha Halstad and Harper Thomas
May 13, 2017
Filed under A&E, Band, Ellington, Essentially Ellington, Feature, Featured Stories, Jazz, Lifestyle, Music

The 22nd annual Essentially Ellington festival comes to a close, with MTHS finishing strong and proud. The top three placing bands were announced at 4 p.m. EST. These include Dillard Center for the Arts (Fla.), Tucson Jazz Institute (Ariz.) and Denver School of Arts (Colo.). All five judges ...

Jazz 1 performs at Essentially Ellington

Jazz 1 performs at Essentially Ellington

By Praditha Halstad, Hawkeye staff
May 13, 2017
Filed under A&E, Band, Ellington, Essentially Ellington, Featured Stories, Jazz, Lifestyle

Jazz Ensemble 1 (Jazz 1) continued their journey in New York with their performance on the third and final day of the 22nd annual Essentially Ellington competition. They filled Rose Hall with music in Jazz at Lincoln Center (JLC) around 11:15 (EST) this morning. In this section of the competition...

Jazz fills Columbus Circle on day two of Essentially Ellington

Jazz fills Columbus Circle on day two of Essentially Ellington

By Harper Thomas, Reporter/Photographer
May 12, 2017
Filed under A&E, Band, Ellington, Essentially Ellington, Featured Stories, Jazz, Lifestyle, Music

Columbus Circle just outside of Jazz at Lincoln Center (JLC) on the southwest corner of Central Park was filled with Essentially Ellington participants today at 10 a.m.  The parade, though effective in creating a festive atmosphere for the festival, caused a few scheduling issues for the Terrace ...

Gallery: Jazz 1’s First Day at Essentially Ellington

Gallery: Jazz 1’s First Day at Essentially Ellington

By Harper Thomas, Reporter/Photographer
May 11, 2017
Filed under A&E, Band, Ellington, Essentially Ellington, Jazz, Lifestyle, Music

  Visit KNKX 88.5 FM for broadcast stories on the festival and more. Watch as Jazz 1 is welcomed by the Essentially Ellington staff… ...

Jazz 1 lands in New York for Essentially Ellington

Jazz 1 lands in New York for Essentially Ellington

By Harper Thomas, Reporter/Photographer
May 11, 2017
Filed under A&E, Band, Ellington, Featured Stories, Jazz, Music, News

Countless after-school rehearsals, long hours of practice, memorization, solo changes and over 7 months of class collaboration have led Jazz 1 to their performance at Essentially Ellington in New York. The 22nd Annual Essentially Ellington (EE) Competition & Festival competition at Lincoln Center in Ne...

Free screening of “Beyond Measure” tomorrow

Free screening of “Beyond Measure” tomorrow

By Annika Prom, Lifestyle Editor
May 10, 2017
Filed under A&E, Lifestyle

The Edmonds School District will host a free screening of the film “Beyond Measure” in the MTHS theater tomorrow from 7:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. The production is a compilation of stories from educators and other professionals around the United States who push for a new method of education. The f...

ASB class officers elected for 2017-2018 school year

ASB class officers elected for 2017-2018 school year

By Annika Prom, Lifestyle Editor
May 4, 2017
Filed under A&E, ASB elections, Lifestyle, News, School News

Elections for Associated Student Body (ASB) class officers for the next school year were held on Wednesday, May 3rd during PASS. Sophomore and senior election results were determined later that day, but junior class elections were held again on Thursday, May 4th during PASS due to a voting error...

Junior class elections rescheduled after voting error

By Annika Prom, Lifestyle Editor
May 3, 2017
Filed under A&E, ASB elections, Lifestyle, News, School News

After initial Associated Student Body (ASB) class officer voting took place during PASS earlier today, the voting process will be conducted again tomorrow during PASS due to an error in the junior class of 2019 election. While there are about 290 sophomores in the school, over 500 votes were cast...

Jazz hosts swing dance, sendoff for Essentially Ellington

By Annika Prom, Lifestyle Editor
May 1, 2017
Filed under A&E, Band, Ellington, Jazz, Lifestyle, Music

All jazz ensembles hosted a New York-themed swing dance on Saturday, April 29th as a fundraiser to help send off Jazz Ensemble 1 (Jazz 1) to the 22nd Annual Essentially Ellington Competition & Festival (EE) on May 10th. The HUB was adorned with lights and tables with well-known street names fr...

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