Tag: music

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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Junior Austin Roy freestyles rap songs for his Soundcloud account. Portrait by Nyan Clarke

Junior Austin Roy expresses his creative side on SoundCloud

Every high school student has an individual passion for something. Whether it’s a club, organization or talent, students have ways to express themselves. In junior Austin Roy’s case, his passion is rapping. Through the streaming platform SoundCloud, Roy has released multiple tracks and albums, which […]

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Senior Cameron Leonardi practices his clarinet, in hopes of pursuing music professionally. Leonardi started playing instruments in middle school and has continued in high school, competing in county and state competitions. Photo Illustration by Nyan Clarke

Senior Cameron Leonardi follows his dream to perform in professional orchestra

When he attended Westglades Middle School, Cameron Leonardi did not anticipate that a simple elective choice would lead to his life’s passion: music. Now a senior, Leonardi is hoping his years of practice will kickstart his musical journey in college, as he works to transform […]

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Charlie Puth performs at the Fillmore Miami Beach on Oct. 4, 2016 in Miami Beach, Fla.  (Ace Pictures/Zuma Press/TNS)

Charlie Puth Shines Bright with Concert at Coral Sky Amphitheater

On Sept. 1, Charlie Puth performed at the Coral Sky Amphitheater in West Palm Beach, Florida for his 33rd and final concert of the “Voicenotes” tour in America.         “Voicenotes” is not only the name of Charlie Puth’s third concert tour but also the name […]

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Violent song lyrics have negative effect on youth

Music lyrics have dramatically changed over the past four decades. This change has become a concern among some parents and doctors. Many artists, such as Post Malone, reference drugs, sex and violence in their music. “This is why we have all the problems we do,” […]

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Album cover of "Astroworld" by Travis Scott.

Review: Travis Scott tops charts with Astroworld

Rapper Travis Scott dropped his highly anticipated album “Astroworld” on Aug. 3, 2018. This album has quickly broke records, as all 17 songs are on the Billboard Hot 100 Chart.   Travis Scott, who’s real name is Jacques Webster,  was born in Houston, Texas. He […]

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