by: Evan McGuire In my years so far at Homestead High, I’ve enjoyed playing cello in pit orchestra more than anything else. After The Little Mermaid this winter, I wanted to become more involved in the theatre department, but as an instrumentalist, my skills are only required for our musicals, which happen once a year. … More A Note on Macbeth Orchestration
As the orchestra walks out into the auditorium, the audience breaks into a soft applause. The musicians take their seats and warm up. After several minutes, the conductor walks into the hall and takes the podium. Both the orchestra and the audience quiet to a mere hush. With a quick flick of the conductor’s baton, … More Q: Why was the musician arrested? A: They were in treble
This weeks rehearsal on stage and in the orchestra room with strings!
According to Kander and Ebb, life is a cabaret. But with Rodgers and Hammerstein, it’s a lot closer to a carousel: life goes round and round and round, but where it stops… nobody truly knows. We do know one thing, though: musical theater hasn’t been the same since. Their classic Carousel was the closest Richard … More Homestead High School’s ‘Carousel’ – How We Love This Musical, and Why
After months of building, mounting and painting, the Carousel is almost ready!!! Here is the first rehearsal with the pit orchestra and the carousel. It’s can only get better!!!