Tag Archives: music

Kaleidoscope concert enjoyed by everyone

By Alexa Garcia The 6th annual kaleidoscope concert occurred in the BFAC on Wed., Dec. 9 to showcase musicians at Batavia High School. This concert included performances from the band, choir, orchestra, and small ensemble groups. For this concert, musical

Halsey and the Chainsmokers ‘Closer’ preformance astonishing

By Alexa Garcia The hit song ‘Closer’ by Halsey and The Chainsmokers shot to number one on the charts for 12 weeks straight. On Sun., Nov. 20, Halsey and The Chainsmokers aroused the crowd at the American Music Awards with

Classic rock is forever

By Alexa Garcia As time passes, new genres of music form, but some people are still drawn to music produced 20 years ago. There is something about classic rock that entrances audiences to continue to keep coming back to it.

Top ten Christmas songs of 2016

By Abby Hill Jordan Smith: “It Came Upon a Midnight Clear” Jordan Smith is an American singer who won season nine of The Voice. His voice sits in a higher range and is known for his performance of Sia’s Chandelier

Burke’s time to shine

By Kyra Swims The shuffling and mumbling of the audience rings in your ear as you’re anxiously waiting backstage. You’re heart is beating at rates you never knew possible as your hands are balled into the tightest fist. As a

Trip to Hawaii gives marching band ‘intimate’ experience

By Abby Hill and Isabella Jordan The Marching band went to Oahu, Hawaii over Thanksgiving break to play at Pearl Harbor. This trip was with only 45 students and was “much more intimate,” according to Chris Owen, than the previous

Q&A: Omerza’s experience at Blue Lake International

Ariane Omerza is a senior at Batavia High School. She has participated in the school’s band, choir, madrigals, marching band, jazz band, pit orchestra for musicals, and percussion ensemble. Recently, she was a section leader in marching band and attended

Color Guard: Relationships that last a lifetime

By Abby Hill Emotions pour out onto the tarp, a story being created right in front of the audience’s eyes. Flags and weapons spinning, the color guard performs their heart out as a team, but more importantly, as a family.

OPINION: Listening to music during class assists many students

By Alexa Garcia At the beginning of this year one of my teachers let us listen to music every day when were were given time to start our homework. A couple weeks ago, she took away that privilege because she

An Introverts Guide to Wasting Time: Episode 3

This is the third episode of An Introvert’s Guide to Wasting Time, a podcast about media that I would recommend. During the third edition of this podcast, we discuss my review of 5 new pieces of media: a book, a