The Hotchkiss Philharmonic Orchestra will open its first season with an exciting gala concert on Friday, October 4, at 8 p.m. in Katherine M. Elfers Hall, Esther Eastman Music Center. Under the baton of Spanish conductor Marc Moncusí, the concert features cellist Noam Ginsparg, a current Hotchkiss student, and pianist Fabio Witkowski, chair of the visual and performing arts department at Hotchkiss. The all Tchaikovsky program includes beloved symphonic masterpieces and virtuoso works.
Organized by the Sharon Historical Society & Museum in Sharon, Connecticut, Wild and Beautiful Creatures: The Life and Work of J.J. Audubon is a celebration of the art, science, and heritage of John James Audubon, one of America’s greatest naturalists. The Tremaine Art Gallery exhibit, Wild and Beautiful Creatures, is on view August 30 - October 13 and runs concurrently with The Life and Work of J.J. Audubon on view at the Sharon Historical Society Museum September 14 - December 13.
The Hotchkiss School welcomes the community, neighbors, and friends to enjoy its annual summer series of world-class musical concerts—free and open to the public July 14 - 27.
The Hotchkiss Ensembles concert on May 24 highlighted student soloists in jazz and orchestra, featuring graduating seniors and a student conductor
The Hotchkiss Orchestra and school jazz ensemble, Right Brain Logic, will perform in concert Friday, May 24 at 7:00 p.m. in Katherine M. Elfers Hall, Esther Eastman Music Center. Admission is free and all are welcome.
The Hotchkiss Film Club hosted the annual film festival on May 11, screening 15 final films from a field of 38 submissions. Judges awarded Hotchkiss Filmmakers the Grand Jury Prize (Underneath My Skin, Luke Gardiner ’21) and Best Cinematography (Memories of You, Dylan Kalaydijan ’19, and Dominic Bellido ’20).