Tag: music

Plug in the headphones and get to work.

What music should you listen to while working out?

Working out is a great escape from the monotony of a school or work day. Not only are you improving your physique and confidence, but going to the gym can bring a healthy avenue to release anger and stress and turn it into serenity. You […]

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March’s Musician of the Month: Hunter Frybergh

March’s Musician of the Month: Hunter Frybergh

Hunter Frybergh, a junior at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, has been a trombone player for six years. He was born in Coral Springs, Florida, moved to Long Island, New York for six months and then returned to live in Parkland, Florida. After his move […]

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Sophomore Ayla Bogart sings at one of her gigs. Photo courtesy of Ayla Bogart

February’s Musician of the Month: Ayla Bogart

Ayla Bogart, a sophomore at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, has been a triple-threat performer for many years. She’s been a singer since she could talk, a dancer for ten years and a percussionist for five years. “I’ve always known music. I have loved music […]

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[Review] Gorillaz single “Momentary Bliss” is a large step away from their usual sound

[Review] Gorillaz single “Momentary Bliss” is a large step away from their usual sound

For those unfamiliar with the alternative rock band Gorillaz, there is quite a lot to learn. The virtual band was created in 1998 by Damon Albarn who was previously the lead singer of the band Blur and Jamie Hewlett,a British artist. The band is a […]

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Student musician Asher Perez performs in the 2018-2019 Eagle Regiment marching band show “Beyond.”

Student musician Asher Perez shares his passion for music through performance

Asher Perez, a junior at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, has been a musician since he was a kid. Born in Tallahassee, Florida, Perez grew up with a strong musical influence from his family. “Music sort of runs in my family. My dad is a […]

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Student musician Amanda Manausa performs her solo in the 2019-2020 Eagle Regiment marching band show "Winter's End."

Student musician Amanda Manausa expresses herself through the arts

Amanda Manausa, a senior at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, has been a student musician for six years on the alto and soprano saxophone. She first began playing in sixth grade at Coral Springs Middle School because it was the only full-year elective option at […]

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Senior Jameson Cohen is playing his trumpet during the Jazz band concert on Thursday.

MSD Jazz Band performs at winter concert

Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School’s Jazz Bands 1 and 2 had their first winter concert of the year on Thursday, Dec. 5. The concert took place in the school’s auditorium from 7 p.m. to 8:15 p.m. and attendees had to pay an entry fee of […]

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Eagle Regiment wins fifth place in competition and marches in Disney parade

Eagle Regiment wins fifth place in competition and marches in Disney parade

On Saturday, Oct. 12th, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School’s Eagle Regiment marching band drove up to Orlando, Florida to begin a three day trip where they competed in a mandatory marching band competition, marched in the Disney Festival of Fantasy Parade and had a free […]

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Review: “Speak Up” lets down listeners

Review: “Speak Up” lets down listeners

Boring. Dull. Plain. These are a few words that one could use to describe guitar-toting pop artist Jocelyn’s new single, “Speak up.” In this new single, Jocelyn attempts to write an inspiring pop ballad about self-confidence, and resilience through self-understanding when faced with adversity. Yet […]

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Mr. Schaller has a piano in his classroom to link his love of music with his passion for teaching. Photo by Darian Williams

History teacher Devin Schaller rocks out in his band, “Tame the Lyons”

*This story was co-written by Samantha Goldblum and Jason Leavy. US History and AP Human Geography teacher Devin Schaller is a passionate teacher by day and a gifted band member by night. He rocks out to his jams for fun, but he is also an […]

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