Big Band Sounds to Fill Walker Hall


The Ken Nigro Band returns to Taft School Friday, February 26 at 7 pm for an evening concert in Walker Hall. Part of Taft’s Music for a While performance series, the event is free and open to the public.


The eight-piece ensemble, which includes Taft music teacher TJ Thompson, is led by Ken Nigro and features vocal artist Stephanie Harrison. They will play both smooth jazz and jazz standards, as well as their exciting and unique vocal renditions of more co...full story

Jeon '17 and Elrad '17 Share Their Talents with the Taft Community


The talents of violinist Jennifer Jeon’17 and cinematographer Jack Elrad ’17 are on display in their recent collaboration, a powerful short film capturing Jennifer’s violin performance of Vittorio Monti’s Csárdás.


Extravagant and emotional, Csárdás is a concert piece written in 1904; it was originally composed for violin, mandolin, or piano, and both shares its name with and references a Hungarian fol...full story

Bolling You Over


Taft is pleased to present Bolling You Over, an evening of jazz, featuring crossover musical suites composed by Claude Bolling. Part of our Music for a While performance series, the concert takes place at 7 pm Friday, January 22 in Walker Hall. The event is free and open to the public.


Claude Bolling is a French jazz pianist, composer, arranger, and actor. A child prodigy, he was working professionally by age 14, playing with well-known jazz greats, in...full story

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