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From New York to new discoveries

From New York to new discoveries

By Ciara Laney, Hawkeye Staff

June 14, 2018

Senior Ethan Pyke is the lead trombone player in Jazz 1 and also a prominent student in the computer science pathway in STEM at MTHS. “I like to incorporate music and STEM together which is something that not many people do,” Pyke said. Childhood Impacts Growing up, Pyke’s family had lots ...

Terrace hosts trombonist Jiggs Whigham for jazz performance

Terrace hosts trombonist Jiggs Whigham for jazz performance

By Harper Thomas, Photo Co-Editor

November 17, 2016

On Thursday, November 10, the Mountlake Terrace Jazz bands hosted jazz musician Jiggs Whigham who traveled from Germany to play in one of the best jazz concerts held in this school’s theater. Full of energy, both jazz bands fed off of the presence of Whigham, an eager audience and the growing ant...

Local Washington jazz bands gather for the 26th annual Jazz Symposium

Local Washington jazz bands gather for the 26th annual Jazz Symposium

By Harper Thomas, Photo Co-Editor

November 2, 2016

On the morning of October 29, Terrace was already full and buzzing with countless jazz students from around the district, toting their instruments and music for the 26th annual Jazz Symposium. Several classrooms were converted into Master Classes for students playing specific instruments, the band...

Band concert showcases southeast quadrant student talent

Band concert showcases southeast quadrant student talent

By Paxtyn Merten, News Editor

May 19, 2015

Family, friends, teachers and musicians packed into the Terraceum on Thursday night as bands from MTHS, Brier Terrace Middle School (BTMS) and sixth graders from various schools performed at the southeast quadrant band concert. The event kicked off with sixth graders from across the edmonds school...

Students, staff to share their passions at tomorrow’s “Ignite Terrace”

Students, staff to share their passions at tomorrow’s “Ignite Terrace”

November 19, 2014

Modeled after previous events in Seattle and other major cities, tomorrow's first ever "Ignite Terrace" is designed to allow students and staff the opportunity to talk about their passions and professional pursuits. Hosted by the MTHS Band Department, the event will begin at 7 p.m. in the MTHS band...

Band plays sendoff to Disneyland, tribute to Jackson

Band plays sendoff to Disneyland, tribute to Jackson

By Nick Fiorillo, Editor-in-Chief

April 1, 2014

It was no ordinary concert. That's for sure. It has been an exciting, intense and saddening couple of weeks for the bands at MTHS. Jazz 1 members were excited from their third place finish at Swing Central jazz festival in Savannah, Ga. Other band members were excited for their upcoming trip to Disneyland....

Brian Lynch joins MTHS Jazz

Brian Lynch joins MTHS Jazz

By Erick Yanzon

March 11, 2013

Grammy Award-Winning Trumpet Player Brian Lynch is to visit MTHS on March 16 to perform with the MTHS Jazz Ensemble 1. Brian Lynch is as comfortable negotiating the complexities of clave with Afro-Caribbean pioneer Eddie Palmieri as he is swinging through advanced harmony with bebop maestro ...

Chamber Winds light up the stage

Chamber Winds light up the stage

By Erick Yanzon

March 9, 2013

Chamber Winds put on a show at the Spring Band Concert on March 9. The atmosphere of the MTHS theater sparked with excitement while they played "Sleep," "Florentiner March," and "Rise of the Fire Bird" in unity. Darin Faul is the director of instrumental music directing the ensemble....

Jolly Old St. Nick came to town early

Jolly Old St. Nick came to town early

By Erick Yanzon

December 10, 2012

The MTHS Music Boosters hosted the annual Santa Breakfast Dec. 8 in the HUB from 8 a.m. to noon. Breakfast with Santa was a performance filled with holiday music and good food for the whole family to enjoy. The tables in the HUB were decorated with holiday colors and flowers, such as poinsettias. Diff...

Jazz bands perform at the annual Jazz Symposium

Jazz bands perform at the annual Jazz Symposium

By Jannon Roque

October 22, 2012

The MTHS Jazz Bands performed at the annual Jazz Symposium, held at MTHS on Saturday, Oct. 20. Jazz Symposium is an annual event that MTHS hosts where schools from around Washington come together and play for clinicians and are assisted by professionals. “The Jazz Symposium is an event we put on which...

A Night in Vienna

A Night in Vienna

By AnhViet Nguyen

August 20, 2012

Although its planned Vienna trip isn’t until next summer, the MTHS band program’s fundraising efforts led by the music boosters have already started. Last night, the MTHS Jazz Ensemble performed at Matthew’s Winery in Woodinville in an event that included a silent auction, raffles, food, wine tast...

Final band concert is a night of goodbyes for seniors

By Shannon Beaumont

June 21, 2012

As the year is getting wrapped up, so is band as the school’s instrumentalists had their final concert and Award Ceremony on Thursday, June 7. To open the night, Symphonic Band and Wind Ensemble played together the fantastic song “Chorale and Shaker Dance “by John Zdechlik, conducted by student...

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