Author Archives: Mary Ann Lanier

Day 3: 9/11 Museum and Metropolitan Opera

Greetings from NYC! Ivana here. The Groton Chamber Orchestra/Jazz Band crew had a very full tourist-y type day, not a single note of playing. We started the chilly Valentine’s day with a trip to the 9/11 memorial museum. After a … Continue reading

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The Fellowship of Groton Musicians

Dawn graced Sunday with its rose-tinged rays, bringing life to the frozen wastelands of New Jersey as we noble young musicians awoke to meet the opportunities and challenges of warming the souls of strangers and familiar faces alike with strains … Continue reading

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Day Two-Part Two: Dianne Reeves

After listening to and playing for an amazing performance at the Dwight-Englewood School (alma mater of my formmate Kasumi Quinlan ’15!), the Jazz Band and Orchestra crossed the Hudson and made our way into the heart of Manhattan. Our first … Continue reading

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New York-Day 2

Day 2-Part One The day began at 12:01 AM with Ms. Ginsberg on a heroic journey to retrieve her instrument and Alex Taber’s bow. With a bassoon in one hand and a bass bow in the other, she flew through … Continue reading

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New York Trip Day One

New York trip day one: Hey guys we are just about to go to bed here in Ridgefield, New Jersey. This morning after a final few classes we departed promptly despite having to shovel the bus out of a snowbank. … Continue reading

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Coming Soon: Our Music Trip Blog!

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