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Reid conducts Jazz Ensemble in POPs

Randy Reid stands in his office, surrounded by many brass instruments.

Henry Burkhardt, Video Editor

December 12, 2019

Last Friday, the Saint Paul Academy and Summit School Jazz Ensemble performed in the Fall Pops Concert. This was the Ensemble’s first concert (in recent years) with Band Director Randy Reid.

Pops 2018 Video Announcements

Mimi Geller, Director of RubicOnline

December 10, 2018

Did you miss the Pops Concert? Don't fret, RubicOnline's Director Mimi Geller, who created this years's first video announcements, compiled all the announcements into a video.

[PHOTO GALLERY] Technology enhances the Pops Concert experience

The smart board in action. Seniors Max Moen and Mimi Geller perform a Queen song as they drive through St. Paul. Many other students were featured in the Carpool Karaoke.

Jack Benson, Editor-in-Chief

December 9, 2018

Technology, like lights, microphones, and a projector makes the 2018 Winter Pops Concert a (two) night(s) to remember.

[SNEAK PEAK] A Preview of Pops 2018

Mimi Geller, Director of RubicOnline

December 7, 2018

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

Pops concert centers around musical hits

The Pops concert is put on by the SPA band, choir and orchestra in the Huss Center every year.

Jack Benson, The Rubicon Editor

November 20, 2017

The annual Pops concert will be held on Dec. 1-2 in the Huss Center at 7 p.m. Admission is free.

Pops 2015: first Huss concert takes audience to the Star (War)s

SUMMIT SINGERS AND ACADEMY CHORALE perform Dec. 4 in the Huss Center.

Krista Schlinger, Staff Writer

December 18, 2015

The first Pops concert in the Huss Center took place Dec. 4 and 5. Students and faculty express their thoughts and opinions on how the concert went and the big changes that took place this year.

Fall Recognition Assembly honors student accomplishments

Linda Brooks announces the recipients of awards given out at the MHSPA fair, and NSPA. Award winners inlcuded Caludia Rosario, Tessa Rauch, Liza Buckingholts, Madeeha Rizvi

Peter Blanchfield, Staff Writer

December 10, 2015

The Fall Recognition Assembly took place December 7, and honored student accomplishments in athletics, the arts, academics, and publications.

First Pops Concert in Huss Center offers two performances

THE ACADEMY CHORALE rehearses in preparation for the Dec. 4-5 Pops Concert. [The Huss Center] is a huge beautiful hall with incredible acoustics,” director of SPA choral activities Anne Klus said.

Marlee Baron, Arts & Entertainment

December 9, 2015

Students anticipate Pops concert in the Huss Center for Performing Arts.

Time Warp featured as Pops Concert finale

The Pops Concert performers will do the

Catherine Braman, Online Editor-In-Chief

December 4, 2014

“Let's do the Time Warp again. Let's do the Time Warp again.” “Time Warp,” a song featured in the 1975 rock movie, The Rocky Horror Picture Show is familiar to many students at Saint Paul Academy and Summit School.  In fact, on Dec. 6 the song will be featured as the grand finale of the annual...

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

Pops Concert Preview: Summit Singers rehearse

Thomas Toghramadjian, Opinions Editor

December 7, 2013

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: Academy Symphony and Honors Sinfonia adapt to new schedule in midst of final practices

The Academy Symphony and Honors Sinfonia practices a Star Wars medley during Thursday tutorial. “All the pieces sound good [now]. It’s going to go well,” sophomore Will Donaldson said

Thomas Toghramadijan, Opinions Editor

December 7, 2013

While the new schedule has been widely acknowledged for the academic opportunities it produces, the changed periods have created issues for the orchestra as it prepares for the Pops concert. “We are struggling with the schedule this week as we try to put things together right before the concert… t...

Pops Concert Preview: Blue Jazz Ensemble plays “Get Back” by The Beatles

Pops Concert Preview: Blue Jazz Ensemble plays

Thomas Toghramadjian, Opinions Editor

December 7, 2013

The Blue Jazz Ensemble practices for the Pops concert, to be held at 7 p.m. on Dec. 7. To read the full story click here.