The annual GFA Jazzfest returns again this year on March 12 from 7–9 p.m. in the Performing Arts Center.
All Lower School students, 85% of Middle School students, and more than half of the Upper School students are actively involved in excelling in musical and theatrical pursuits.
Compositions by Avery Duer '20, Daniel Hong '21, and Janice Park '20
"These pieces are examples of serialism (12-tone composition). The challenge of avant garde writing is to maintain musicality even when confronting seemingly non-musical parameters. The interesting results of the students' efforts in this project is further evidence of their extraordinary creativity."
February 29, 2020, marked Harmony for the Homeless' 30th year of music-making and giving back. This year's theme, chosen by the Concert Choir seniors, was "songs from TV shows and movies."
By Rex Cadwallader
Art Department Chair
The dedication of this symphony to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s life and works is my own tribute to one of the greatest voices for freedom and justice that our country and the world have ever known.
In 2015, GFA celebrated the opening of its new Performing Arts Center to showcase both the performing and visual arts. But more importantly, it provides a state-of-the-art space for students to get down to the daily work of scene and costume design, theater technology, public speaking, rehearsing, and working on their craft.
Little Shop of Horrors: Behind the Scenes