• The US Winter One Acts will take place on Jan. 25 at 7 p.m. in Huss.

  • The next senior speeches will take place on January 18, with speakers Preston Fares and Annie Kristal

The Rubicon

[ARTIST PROFILE] Music holds a place in Johnson’s heart

[ARTIST PROFILE] Music holds a place in Johnson’s heart

Jasper Green, The Rubicon Editor

December 17, 2018


Filed under FEATURE

Senior Sawyer Johnson was initially drawn to music through family exposure, but today, he enjoys composing his own music.

[SNEAK PEAK] A Preview of Pops 2018

Mimi Geller, Director of RubicOnline

December 7, 2018


Filed under VIDEOS

The annual Pops Concert will take place Dec. 7-8 at 7 p.m. on the Huss stage featuring almost 250 student musicians.

Klus reflects on the growth of the choir

Klus reflects on the growth of the choir

Evelyn Lillemoe, The Rubicon Editor

November 14, 2018


Filed under FEATURE

In her 30 years as director of the choir, US music teacher Anne Klus has seen the choir expand and grow.

Student shares first hand experience at Carnegie Hall Performance 2017

Student shares first hand experience at Carnegie Hall Performance 2017

Ellie Findell, RubicOnline

March 7, 2017


Filed under Uncategorized

The choir trip was a once in a lifetime opportunity that provided the SPA community with a chance to sing at a world renowned venue as well as explore a vibrant city.

SPA Choir brings crowd to feet at Carnegie Hall

SPA Choir brings crowd to feet at Carnegie Hall

Emily Thissen, RubicOnline Editor

February 21, 2017


Filed under NEWS

The SPA Choir and members of the Community Chorale performed at Carnegie Hall on Feb. 18.

Huss Center hosts its first Spring Concert

Huss Center hosts its first Spring Concert

Clare Tipler, Online Production Manager

May 2, 2016


Filed under NEWS, TOP STORIES

Students, teachers, parents, and friends all gathered in the Huss Center for the first ever Spring Concert held at the new Performing Arts Center on Apr. 30. The concert, solely for the orchestras and choirs, included such favorites as ‘Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy’ performed by the Summit Chamber Singers a...

Summit Singers reaches record size

Summit Singers reaches record size

Nina Zietlow, Feature Editor

September 30, 2014


Filed under ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

When the Summit Singers file into class before school, a buzz of chatter fills the space as students take their places in the choir room. They have been meeting like this for years, but this fall something is different. There is a bit of a scramble to find enough chairs; the room feels a little more...

Summit Singers wake up early for rehearsals

Summit Singers wake up early for rehearsals

Nina Zietlow, News Editor

April 22, 2014


Filed under ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

As 7 a.m.rolls around many St. Paul Academy and Summit School students are just beginning to depart from their homes or prepare for school, but for the members of Summit Singers, 7 a.m. marks the beginning of rehearsal. With the multitude of cold days, heavy snowfall, and icy roads that have accompanied...

Summit Chamber greets students with a concert preview

Summit Chamber greets students with a concert preview

Gitanjali Raman, Feature Editor

April 22, 2014


Filed under ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

Despite the slow end to winter, the Summit Chamber Choir gave students a treat on Friday morning: a preview of the Upper School Spring Concert. There was singing in the Summit Center, and their voices were heard all the way from the art hallway to the library. Freshman Isabelle Bukovsan said, “[The...

Pops Concert Preview: Summit Singers rehearse “Winter Song” by Sara Bareilles and Ingrid Michaelson

Pops Concert Preview: Summit Singers rehearse “Winter Song” by Sara Bareilles and Ingrid Michaelson

Thomas Toghramadjian, Opinions Editor

December 7, 2013


Filed under ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT, VIDEOS

Summit Singers practice for the Pops concert, to be held at 7 p.m. on Dec. 7. In the clip, senior Victoria Guest sings the solo. To watch another choir video click here and to read the story click here. This article has been revised to reflect the following update: The song in the video is not...

Pops Concert Preview: Summit Singers and Academy Chorale pull music from movies, TV, and recent hits

Pops Concert Preview: Summit Singers and Academy Chorale pull music from movies, TV, and recent hits

Thomas Toghramadjian, Opinions Editor

December 6, 2013


Filed under ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT, TOP STORIES

“At first [solos] can be intimidating, especially if you have stage fright like I do, but all in all it's really fun to be able to step out of the group and have your own moment,” sophomore Emilee Skadron said. In this year’s Pops concert, she will sing solo in an a capella rendition of “Bella's ...