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Memorial Building: Not Just a Memory

The Memorial Building renovation is progressing as scheduled and should be completed by mid-summer, in time for the 2014-15 school year. The opening of the renovated Memorial Building marks a new chapter for the arts at Deerfield. Indeed, “the Visual and Performing Arts Department is on the verge ...

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Co-curricular OpporTUNEity

For students who want to pursue independent projects, exemptions provide freedom and time. Art and music exemptions are popular among students who crave co-curricular time to further develop their artistic skills “Exemptions afford passionate musicians or artists time to practice and work on a ...

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Deerfield Chamber Singers Take New York City

Chamber singers standing in front of Cathedral of Saint John the Divine. The Deerfield Chamber Singers, a group of 13 students, left for New York City on March 28 to participate in the Heritage Performance Music Festival, a festival focused on enriching the lives of students through music and ...

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Artists Of The Issue: Daisy Fornengo and Elena Jones

This winter, Elena Jones ’14 and Daisy Fornengo ’14 received a co-curricular exemption in order to pursue their love of photography. Having taken both photography classes that Deerfield offers, the pair used their time this past term to work closely with visual arts teacher Tim Trelease to ...

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New Rhythm Found in Dance Showcase

The Student Choreography Showcase, which ran from January 22nd to January 25th, featured new dancers and first time choreographers as well as experienced members of the dance program. Dancers perform in the Bhangra piece. The Dance I course this term consists of 15 first-time dancers. ...

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Roihl Seeks Change of Direction

At the end of this year, the Deerfield community will say goodbye to Music Director Daniel Roihl. After spending the past four years here, Mr. Roihl and his wife, Corinna, have decided to leave Deerfield and start a new chapter in their lives. “It comes down to feeling a little isolated here, for ...

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Artist of the Issue: Tabata Viso

While she only joined Deerfield art program last year as a junior, Tabata Viso ‘14 has been refining her artistic talents in AP Studio Art and during art exemption this winter. Viso’s self portrait was drawn in charcoal.   Art has always played an important role in Viso’s life. “My mom ...

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In Tune With Ju Hwan

Ju Hwan Park ’14, one of Deerfield’s most prominent singers and guitarists, has contributed greatly to the music program over the years. “Music is everything to me, so if I don’t do it, I will die!” he has said. At the age of five, Park started playing the violin in Korea, but after ...

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Lena Mazel: Nashville Living

After graduating last spring, Lena Mazel ’13 made her dream of being a professional dancer come true. This year, Mazel is one of 16 girls dancing with the Nashville Ballet, the largest ballet company in Nashville, Tennessee. She is in the Professional Training Division, the highest level of the ...

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Chamber Singers Shift Key

This winter the music-co- curricular run by Music Director Daniel Roihl has expanded its repertoire and has many more students involved. The group now includes 14 students: 10 girls and 4 boys, with representation from every grade level. “Last year it was all seniors, so that gave the group a ...

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