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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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Moves Like Maegen

As a four-year senior, Maegen Killeen ’14 has contributed much of her time here to Deerfield’s dance program. This past summer, Killeen participated in the highly selective Joffrey Ballet School Jazz and Contemporary Summer Intensive in New York City. When she was four, Killeen began her ...

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Ms. Whitcomb Finds New Rhythms on Sabbatical

After a yearlong sabbatical, Visual and Performing Arts teacher Jennifer Whitcomb is back at Deerfield Academy. Traveling to different parts of Latin America, the Caribbean Basin and New York City over the course of the year, she became certified in different dancing techniques and reconnected with ...

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Intro Arts Class Changes Form

Deerfield students interested in the performing arts are often faced with the task of deciding which type of performing art class to take: dance, theater, or music. The Deerfield arts program created a class, Intro to Performing Arts, which combines all three art forms in order to offer students a ...

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