By Alex Levin
During fifth period on Thursday, March 21, the popular brass band Lucky Chops stopped by Mercer Island High School to put on a show like no other. While not everyone was able to attend the concert, I was lucky enough to get the chance, and I am sure glad I did.
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In light of last night’s Grammys, The MIHS Islander is celebrating black musicians for Black History Month.
Continue reading “Black Music Matters: Black History Month Playlist”
By Spencer Klein
Hello. Before I begin, I’d like to mention that I don’t like to brag. I’m bad at it, but because of the nature of this article and pressure from my editor, this piece involves a lot of it. So stick with me — there’s a message. You just have to endure the flex of the century.
Continue reading “With Pride: Drum Major Reflects on Rose Parade Experience”
By Lena Hardisty
In April of their junior year, advanced music students audition for a highly esteemed opportunity: a concerto with orchestral backing in their senior year.
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By Ethan Preston
After establishing their name in rap culture forever, surpassing legends such as 2Pac, Notorious B.I.G. and Nas, and revolutionizing the game, Migos have won the Pulitzer Prize after they published their first book “The Wheels On The Bus Go (Skrrt Skrrt),” a novel praised for its thematic significance. Continue reading “Migos Win Pulitzer Prize”
Filmed by Sophie Poole, Grady Short, and Joe Bryant. Edited by Grady Short. Continue reading “Live Music Lab: MIHS Jazz Choir”
Filmed by Sophie Poole, Grady Short, Joe Bryant, Leah Raissis, and Anthony Reyes. Edited by Grady Short. Continue reading Live Music Lab: Sophie Feldman
Taylor Swift’s “Bad Blood” music video has taken the world by storm this past week. Since its release at this year’s Billboard Music Awards, it has set a VEVO world record by gaining 20.1 million views in the first 24 hours and just yesterday, the song topped the Billboard Top 100 Chart. Check out what three of your fellow MIHS students had to say about Swift’s … Continue reading Student Reviews of Taylor Swift’s “Bad Blood” Music Video