John Yoon

The Essentially Ellington Jazz Festival is March 25

This education-focused festival is designed to offer high school jazz bands the opportunity to perform the music of Duke Ellington and other seminal big band composers. This is the 32nd annual festival and it will take place Saturday, March 25, in the Greenwich High School Performing Arts Center. read more...

Greenwich High School Band Benefit Concert is Nov. 2

The Greenwich High School Band will take the stage in the Greenwich High School Performing Arts Center for the Annual Band Benefit Concert on Wednesday, Nov. 2 at 7:30 p.m. If you haven’t had the opportunity to attend a concert or visit the new Performing Arts Center you are in for a delightful evening when more than 170 students will perform in various band ensembles. read more...

Editorial: Creating Our Own Future

We can empathize with Dorothy when L. Frank Baum has her utter that tantalizing line, “Toto, I have a feeling we are not in Kansas anymore.” What a difference the turn of the calendar year can make, both tangible and intangible. The holidays brought record-breaking warmth to our area. The chatter at parties turned often to the almost forgotten subject of climate change. Fast forward to this week and it is our teeth that are chattering as children go to school in single digit temperatures. It is almost as if we needed the contrasting weathers to ensure we knew that a new year was beginning. And we are at a new beginning. read more...