Tag: musician

Senior Gabriel Ammirata plays on the marimba for the Eagle Regiment marching band with social distancing guidelines. Photo courtesy of Gabriel Ammirata

Senior Gabriel Ammirata reminisces about his journey with music

Gabriel Ammirata, a senior at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, has been a musician since elementary school. Growing up in Coral Springs, he was originally zoned for Coral Glades High School but moved to Parkland going into his freshman year where he continued his musical […]

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Senior Alexa Palen is December's Musician of the Month. Palen has dedicated all four years of her high school experience to music. Photo courtesy of Alexa Palen

Senior Alexa Palen devotes her time to music throughout her high school career

Through the long extended journey of her experience in the marching band at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, senior Alexa Palen has performed in front of hundreds of people throughout her musical career.  Palen has been playing music for seven years, beginning in sixth grade. […]

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Senior Hunter Frybergh is November's musician of the month. Photo courtesy of Hunter Frybergh

[Feature] Hunter Frybergh dedicates his time to Eagle Regiment

Senior Hunter Frybergh is a member of the Eagle Regiment marching band. He has played the trombone for six years and the piano for two years. He attends classes and rehearsals weekly as a member of the school band.  Before the start of high school, […]

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The #CoronaCant movement started by Boca Raton High School students has connected people across the nation and the world.

Boca Raton High School students start #CoronaCant movement to connect people across the world

Despite the negative circumstances of the coronavirus pandemic, teachers and students from Boca Raton, Florida formed an organization titled #CoronaCant. The movement kicked off in mid-March. #CoronaCant was co-founded by Luke Lynch, an alumnus from Boca Raton High School and current freshman at American University, […]

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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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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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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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