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Ninth grade talent, Alex Steil, introduced to Con Amici

Steil has so far really enjoyed Con Amici. “Everyone is super nice, everyone just wants to have fun,” Steil said about all the other players.
Mikayla Cousineau, Distribution Reporter December 22, 2017

The holidays are cram time for the members of the music department as they prepare for a horde of winter concerts and talent shows. Among the mix this year is freshman Alex Steil, the first ever ninth...

Sophie Vogel stars in ‘Grease’

Vogel looks over her lines within her practice binder. “I’m glad we’re doing Grease. I think the whole cast is having fun with it,” Vogel says. Students are smiling and their energy and excitement can be felt during practice. The show will be a lot of fun to watch.
Mira LaNasa, Editor-in-Chief October 20, 2017

Senior Sophie Vogel’s day begins at 6:10 a.m., and ends later than 12 a.m. She wakes up, goes to school, orchestra, work, rehearsal and finally home to study and do homework. All of this work is...

Seniors say goodbye to Con Amici

The incredibly interesting Historic Courthouse in downtown Stillwater was chosen for the venue for the Con Amici orchestra concert.  Last year, Con Amici played at the courthouse as well.  This building was made in 1870, but still hosts many events to this day.  “I played at the courthouse last year for Con Amici as well,” junior Matt Dietrich says.
Jonathan Rustad, Copy Editor May 9, 2016

On May 2, music echoed throughout the historic auditorium of the Washington County Courthouse.  The melodies were performed by the Con Amici Orchestra.  After preparing for months, their final concert...

Zach Sawyer conducts first orchestra concert

Orchestra conductor Zach Sawyer conducts his first concert in the Stillwater district.
Sam DiStefano, Photographer December 7, 2015

As the orchestra students walked on stage for the first time on Nov. 12, they were nervous. For some it was their first time playing on this stage. But this was also the first time Zach Sawyer has...

Annual winter concert brings chills, in a good way

Amelia Schneider, Copy Editor January 14, 2015

The winter concert on Dec. 21 and 22 was Stillwater Area High School’s annual concert of holiday music and entertainment. Six ensembles performed. Three of the six are prestigious “Concert” groups...

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