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The Valle Brothers Band: Excitement for Upcoming Concert and CD

March 24, 2014
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The Valle Brothers Band: Excitement for Upcoming Concert and CD

By now you have probably heard of the amazing Valle-Hoag twins, whether you have been to the musicals or are aware of their CD Covered Ground and upcoming concert. Mickey ‘14 and Joe ‘14 will be holding a concert in Colonial Sound, the music lab right next to the library, at 2:15 right after...
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Music Matters at CC

March 17, 2014
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To the editors: The review written last week about CCHS’s production of The Pirates of Penzance was disheartening to those of us in the production, to say the least. Whether you were a member of the cast, crew or pit, the criticism, although valid, was not particularly constructive, and left us, as an entire...
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PRISM Concert: Redefining the Concert Experience

February 10, 2014
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PRISM Concert: Redefining the Concert Experience

The CCHS instrumental concert last Friday night was the first of its kind. This performance featured musicians from the Concert Band, Repertory Band, Jazz Band, and Orchestra. Rather than having the whole band on stage playing pieces together, the continuous 75-minute concert consisted of small ensembles of musicians that would play for about five...
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CC Musicians: Gillian Pasley

February 4, 2014
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CC Musicians: Gillian Pasley

  Among the aspiring musicians at CC, there are those who play instruments, those who cover other artist’s songs, and those who write their own music. Gillian Pasley ‘16, is one of the few students who writes and records her own music in addition to having an amazing knack for playing the guitar. Pasley...
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CC Musicians: Madi Bode

January 13, 2014
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CC Musicians: Madi Bode

CC has long been known for its passionate musical community, students who hang out in the band room during lunch blocks and spend their weekends performing in choral competitions and concerts.  But there are also the “unsung” musical stars of the school, who might not participate in the activity within the school day but...
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The Voice‘s Music Picks for Fall

November 25, 2013
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The Voice‘s Music Picks for Fall

Jessica “Two Door Cinema Club makes pop good again.  Ra Ra Riot kinda mix classical music with an indie-rock vibe, which is really cool.  I LOVE Vampire Weekend.  It’s like indie rock with pop influences, and it’s total feel good music.  And I know it’s early, but Michael Buble’s Christmas album gets me in...
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Charlie Hart: Guitar craftsman

December 17, 2012
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Charlie Hart: Guitar craftsman

Charlie Hart ’14, has been playing guitar for about five years. However, unlike most guitarists, Hart plays guitars that he makes by hand. He has made two entire electric guitars and says that “from the initial design concept to tightening the last screw it is around 200 hours worth of work. For the first...
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Come to the winter concert for band and orchestra!

December 10, 2012
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Come to the winter concert for band and orchestra!

Everyone, and I do mean everyone, should come to the Winter Concert for Repertory Band, Concert Band, Orchestra, and Jazz “A” on Thursday, December 20th, 2012! The concert is free and open to the public. Bring your friends, your family, anyone! The concert will be held in the CCHS auditorium at 7 pm. The Jazz...
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Mumford & Sons Review

November 5, 2012
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Mumford & Sons Review

Alright, it’s official, I am obsessed with Mumford & Sons.  And, in my humble opinion, you should be too.  What makes this band so amazing is that they are totally unique to anything I’ve ever heard before.  Oh, and they’re British, which is always a bonus. It’s hard to describe the genre of Mumford...
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New Teacher: David Gresko

October 15, 2012
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New Teacher: David Gresko

Mr. Gresko, can you tell me how long you have been a teacher? This is my twelfth year teaching. I spent nine years at Ashland Middle School and High School. I also spent seven years teaching grades from 7 to 12. Then I spent two years at Charlottesville High School. What did you do...
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