‘Far Removed from the Norm’: A Glimpse into How Harvard’s Performing Arts Groups Adapted to A Remote Semester
Over the spring, performing arts groups were forced to make due with producing content over Zoom, with many canceling their concerts, performances, and recitals. Harvard’s announcement that it would continue a virtual learning format for fall 2020 dealt another blow to their plans.
Several faculty-led music ensembles have transitioned this fall to online auditions, rehearsals, and performances in light of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
Harvard Band Members Walk Out of Centennial Banquet After Alumni Comments on Sexual Harassment Policy
More than 70 members of the Harvard Band walked out of a banquet celebrating the group’s centennial Saturday after an alumnus joked about the group’s decision to implement a sexual harassment policy.
The first few weeks of school are always buzzing on campus, and Harvard’s indie folk-inspired quintet the Lighthouse Keepers has contributed to the excitement this fall. Consisting of Abby L. Westover ’17, Ella M. Duncan ’17, Colby S. Knight ’17, Aidan R. Chavez ’18, and Matt Matsudaira ’17, the band published a single, “In a Moment,” on Sept. 3
Jimmy Fallon strikes a drum after conducting the Harvard University Band outside The Harvard Lampoon Saturday night. Fallon was crowned the 'Emperor of Comedy' by the semi-secret Sorrento Square social organization that used to occasionally publish a so-called humor magazine Saturday.
For the Harvard affiliates gathered in Section 103, the game represented an opportunity to come together as a community and enjoy the festivity and exposure that have come with the program’s increasing success in recent years.
With the Harvard men’s basketball team gearing up for its first NCAA Tournament matchup of 2014 against the favored Cincinnati Bearcats here Thursday afternoon, a number of fans and support groups have made the cross-country trek to support the Crimson.
The Harvard University Band, Harvard Wind Ensemble, and Harvard Jazz Band perform at the Montage Concert at Sanders Theatre on Saturday. This concert included a variety of performances from each group, including a premiere performance of The Katzenjammer Prelude, by Jim Stephenson, in memory of the late Band and Wind Ensemble member, Janet Katz '77.