The 60th annual Festival of Lessons and Carols will be held Tues., Dec. 10 at 7 p.m. in the Hotchkiss Chapel. This traditional service of Christmas readings and choral music features the Hotchkiss Chorus.
The Hotchkiss Orchestra and school jazz ensemble, Right Brain Logic, will perform in Katherine M. Elfers Hall, Esther Eastman Music Center on Sat., Dec. 7 at 7 p.m.. Admission is free and all are welcome. The program includes original jazz compositions and a commemoration of Beethoven’s 250th birthday.
A group of theatre students traveled to New York City Nov. 13 to watch Slava’s Snowshow, an immersive theatre experience created and staged by Russian clown Slava Polunin.The visit included a Q & A with members of the cast and Slava.
Hotchkiss students garnered impressive results in the Music Teachers National Association state-level competition held at the University of Connecticut's Storrs campus Nov. 9 and 10. Hotchkiss students received major prizes in every category in which they competed.
Eighty students and faculty members from the art program participated in the annual field trip to The Metropolitan Museum of Art on Oct. 31.
The Hotchkiss Dramatic Association is pleased to present the musical The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, November 7 - 9 at 7:30 p.m. and November 10 at 2:30 p.m. in Walker Auditorium. Tickets are $10; $5 for students and seniors. Cash or check is accepted and patrons may buy tickets at the door; reservations are not necessary.
The Tremaine Art Gallery is pleased to present Flat File: Works on Paper by Cleve Gray on view October 26, 2019 - January 12, 2020. This exhibit, curated by Joan Baldwin, curator of special collections at The Hotchkiss School, and on loan from the Cleve Gray Foundation, provides a sense of the breadth and depth of Gray’s talent and technique, from his early cubist landscapes, to delicate ink figure studies, to his abstract watercolors created from the 1960s to 2000. A reception will be held October 26, 4 - 6 p.m. and a talk with the curator, is scheduled for November 14, 7 p.m.