Breck Middle School and Upper School Performing Arts Concerts and Performances

The Performing Arts groups have been hard at work creating ways to showcase what they have learned fall semester. We hope that you take time over the Winter Break to watch, listen, and enjoy what the performing arts students have accomplished.

The virtual dance concert is a celebration of the work that we have done this semester in the dance program at Breck. The performances will include pieces from both Middle and Upper School dance classes. Watch our concert by clicking the link below.

Upper School Band: A Charlie Brown Christmas
Band director Charlotte Wheeler and a group of US band students recorded "A Charlie Brown Christmas," with the final cut being released after winter break began. Enjoy!

Virtual Fall Dance Concert
The last live performance by Breck Choirs was at the Blue & Gold Bash, in March of 2020.  It was a wonderful experience, but at that time we had no idea we would not be able to sing together for many months!  Since then, we have had to dream of a new way to sing and create music.  Students have created music videos, composed and recorded songs, written raps, worked on sight singing and recorded  solo videos.  This has created the opportunity to get to know each choir member as an individual singer.  Feedback has been given regarding vocal technique, performance technique and repertoire ideas.  More importantly, an environment has been created in which students feel empowered to use their voices and to feel confident in sharing their own son

Breck Choirs Performance
The Breck 7/8 Tenor Bass Chamber Choir is an auditioned group of singers under the direction of Sharon Mazion. This great group of students shows a commitment to learning, singing, and performing at an advanced level. The energy and enthusiasm they bring to the group makes for a fun vibrant class! We hope you enjoy this sampling of our current work. 
 
No pandemic can keep the enthusiasm and energy of Bato Bato down. Here we wish 2020 goodbye and send upbeat vibes into 2020 with a rendition of Auld Lang Syne. Make sure to watch to the end. 
 
Winterfest 2020: Christmas Around the World, features Breck's Middle and Upper School Orchestras -- all under the direction of Claudette Laureano. Please enjoy the concert.
 
 

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