“Arts Week” Features Six Nights of Performances

Lawrence Academy’s Visual Artists, Thespians, Musicians, Singers, and Dancers featured during the Spring Term Arts Showcase

Even as Lawrence Academy inches ever closer to the inevitable post-graduation slow down, both the weather and the calendar are heating up.

As a reminder, make sure to peruse the upcoming schedule of performances during LA’s Spring Term Arts Showcase – a.k.a. “Arts Week.”

Commencing Friday, May 17, and continuing through Friday, May 24, a dozen performances and ehibitions will grace our spaces and stages.

Friday, May 17, 2019
6:00 – 7:00 PM Honors Art Opening, Conant Gallery
7:00 PM – 8:30 PM New England Brass Band with LA Singers, RMPAC

Monday, May 20, 2019
7:30 – 8:30 PM Student Production: “Lemons Lemons Lemons Lemons Lemons” in the Theatre Classroom

Tuesday, May 21, 2019
6:30 – 7:30 PM Spring Music Ensemble, Richardson-Mees Performing Arts Center; Music Recital, Lalu Saldanha ’20, follows in the Recital Hall

Wednesday, May 22, 2019
6:30 – 7:15 PM, Music Recital, Justin Chen ’19, Conant Art Gallery
7:30 – 8:30 PM Student Production: “Lemons Lemons Lemons Lemons Lemons” in the Theatre Classroom

Thursday, May 23, 2019
6:00 – 7:00 PM, Spring Visual Arts Opening, Williams Gallery
7:00 – 8:00 PM, Spring Dance Performance, Black Box Theatre

Friday, May 24, 2019
6:30 – 7:30 PM, Spring Music Recital, Recital Hall
8:00 – 9:00 PM, Spring Dance Performance, Black Box Theatre

Performance information subject to change; watch this space for additions…

Nine LA Singers Perform at 41st All-New England Choral Festival

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Nine Lawrence Academy students are representing LA at the 41st All-New England Choral Festival at Plymouth State University in New Hampshire.

Aiden Berger ’22, Taijie Chen’19, Celine Kim ’21, Nate Hubbard-Nelson ’22Sophia Anne Lando ’20, Claire Lanzendorf ’20, Emily Leung ’19, Veronica Saldanha ’20, and  Crystal Xia ’21 all made the day-trip north accompanied by Director of Music Jenny Cooper.

This year’s theme is “ALL OF US,” based on the final chorus in Craig Hella Johnson’s “Considering Matthew Shepard” and the choral will perform:

  • “Flight Song” by Kim Andre Arnesen
  • “The Listening” by Cheryl B. Engelhardt
  • “Soweto: June, 1976” by Caldwell and Ivory
  • “All of Us” by Craig Hella Johnson

The students began rehearsing at 9:00 a.m. and will work through the pieces with conductor Dan Perkins and pianist Charlie Blood until the 7:00 p.m. concert begins in the Silver Center (Hanaway Theatre) at Plymouth State University in Plymouth.

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