Tafties Mount The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee


Taft’s 2016 spring musical opens this week in Bingham Auditorium. The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee debuts Wednesday, April 27 with a 1 pm performance. Additional performances are scheduled for Thursday and Friday, April 28 and 29, at 7:30 pm. The event is free and open to the public; no tickets are required.


The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee is a one-act musical comedy with music and lyrics by William Finn. It was co...full story

A scene from "Fire"

Taft Students WIN Tribeca Film Festival


Taft students Eliza Price '17, Felicity Petruzzi '16, and Katie Ajemian '16 won top honors at the Tribeca Film Festival's "The America I Am" Youth Film Competition. The film was built around a poem written and performed by Lauren Fadiman '17 and SeArah Smith '17. The honor includes a $10,000 prize.


"The girls were just incredibly excited," said Taft Video Teacher Scott Serafine, who accompanied the filmmakers to New York for the event. "I can't say enough about how well...full story

Grace Church, NYC

Music For Two Great Spaces


Taft musicians will join in song and celebration with local performers for two concerts this weekend as part of the Taft School Music for a While concert series. Collegium Musicum, Cantus Exelsus, and the Woodward Brass Ensemble will perform “Music for a Great Space” in Woodward Chapel Friday evening, April 15 at 7:30 pm, and again on Sunday, April 17 at Grace Church, New York City at 3 pm. A reception will follow the Sunday concert. Both events are free and open to the public.full story

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