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Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Author Archive: Krystal Lau

Madrigals to host children’s workshop

Teaching children how to read and write is one thing, but teaching kids how to sing is a whole other challenge. Luckily, the Davis High Madrigal Choir is up to the task. The choir is playing host to a choral workshop for children from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday, April 6, Brunelle Performance Hall at […]

Take a dip in a cultural melting pot at DHS

Check it out What: Davis High School World Language Fair When: Noon-3:30 p.m. Saturday Where: South Gym and Quad, Davis High School, 315 W. 14th St. Admission: Free Once a year, the Davis High School campus opens its doors and transforms into a melting pot of diverse cultures with the annual World Language Fair. Held […]

DHS student dives deeply into her art

Although junior Emme Van Vorhis lives in Davis, her mind remains in Atlantis. Depicting creatures such as octopuses, jellyfish and whales in her watercolor paintings, she already has exhibited her undersea work in an art gallery and currently is part of the Pence Gallery’s art program Teens Take Charge, all at the age of 16. […]

DHS band fundraiser is a roaring good time

Return to the Jazz Age of the Roaring ’20s with the Coconut Grove Davis High School jazz bands’ gala fundraiser. Playing traditional jazz music starting at 5:30 p.m. Saturday, March 8, in the Emerson Junior High multipurpose room, the night will feature a silent auction complete with mocktails — cocktails without alcohol. Reservations close Monday, […]

DHS ‘Red Velvet Violin’ concert features music, puppets and storytelling

Check it out What: Davis High School Symphony premiering “The Red Velvet Violin” When: 1 p.m. Saturday Where: Brunelle Performance Hall at Davis High School, 315 W. 14th St. Tickets: $10 for adults, $7 for children, available at Watermelon Music, 207 E St., or the box office The Davis High School Symphony’s annual Outreach Concert […]

Davis Idol crowns newest winners

And then there were two. Ten finalists took the stage Saturday in the ninth annual Davis Idol competition, and after the final note was sung and votes tallied, Davis High School senior Jamie Kingsley was crowned Davis Idol and fellow senior Mandy Chen was named the People’s Choice winner. The night’s diverse array of talent […]

DHS senior named finalist in YoungArts photography program

Pooja Tripathi has always had a feel for the camera. Realizing her talent for conceptual photography in elementary school, she quickly climbed through photography class at Davis High and summer programs such as CSSSA to further her career. Tripathi is a finalist in the 2014 YoungArts program in photography, a national foundation that seeks to […]

Davis High Idol finalists set to perform

The top 10 contestants for the Advanced Treble Choir Idol competition — selected in preliminary rounds on Friday and Saturday — are set to compete for the title of Davis High Idol. This year’s judges say Davis High Idol shows especially promising talent with Kelly Ragsdale, Mandy Chen, Emily Knighton, Elena Neale-Sacks, Dustin Choi, Jamie […]

All-District Jazz Extravaganza Concert features junior high to high school jazz bands

With the annual onslaught of candy canes and Christmas carols comes the family-oriented All District Jazz Extravaganza Concert. This local tradition will be at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 10, in the Brunelle Performance Hall at Davis High, 315 W. 14th St.. The concert features all jazz band students from seventh to 12th grade. “We see […]

DHS Madrigal Singers prepare for holiday dinner

Join the fun What: 45th annual Madrigal Dinner and silent auction When: 6:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 6, and 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7 Where: First Baptist Church, 38141 Russell Blvd., Davis Tickets: $45 each; visit or email Cindi Parente at The Davis High Madrigal Singers have a full year ahead of them, ranging […]

DHS Factor showcases local talent

The Davis High Factor talent competition introduced new voices and dance abilities. In their first time competing in a DHS event, sophomores Maya Krishnan and Dante Rivard took first place at the Nov. 21 contest with a riveting refrain and guitar accompaniment. Other contestants included Principal Will Brown, Davis Perez, Natalie Wheeler, Aaron Hertz, Adam […]

DHS drama department set to revive ‘Pippin’

Check it out What: “Pippin” Where: Brunelle Performance Hall at DHS, 315 W. 14th St. When: 7 p.m. Nov. 8-9, 15-16; 2 p.m. Nov. 10 Tickets: $ 16 general, $12 seniors, $10 students Info: Visit The Davis High School drama department will present the recent Broadway revival musical, “Pippin,” this month in the Brunelle […]

DHS features a year jam-packed with performing arts

When it comes to performing arts, there is something for everyone at Davis High School. DHS features three orchestral symphonies: Chamber Orchestra, Baroque Ensemble and Symphony Orchestra; three bands: Concert Band, Symphonic Band and Jazz Band; four choirs: Advanced Treble Choir, Madrigal Singers, Concert Choir and Jazz choir; and a drama club. This school year, […]

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