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NPR radio features CIS choir

NPR radio features CIS choir

Andria Barrett, Photographer
January 8, 2017
Filed under Arts, Local Arts

Dec. 4 the College in the Schools, (CIS) choir was chosen to have two of their songs aired on the radio. The class traveled to the Ordway in St. Paul to record Tykus Tykus, a Lithuanian folk song by Vaclovas Augustinas and Alleluia by Fredrik Sixten. At 3 p.m. their songs aired on the popular NPR Classical S...

New choir teacher Angela Mitchell hits high note

New choir teacher Angela Mitchell hits high note

Jack DeGonda, Social Media Editor
November 6, 2016
Filed under Arts, Local Arts

Last year, after 28 years of directing the Stillwater choir, Erik Christiansen retired. His absence raised the question of who will take his place? There's no doubt that thought had been given to this question before, and there were many people eager and hopeful that they could receive the responsibili...

Community building within music programs

Community building within music programs

Ellie Anderson
November 26, 2013
Filed under Arts, Local Arts, Music Scene

The music groups at Stillwater Area High School have created a close community. The different music groups are creating inseparable bonds with each other through different events that they do as an ensemble. The Belle Chanter recently had a retreat. The band had a lock-in and the Jazz Band will be goi...

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