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Bryce VanDerveer (12) was the first student to play an original composition at a Manitou band concert. His piece was called, Presents Under Palm Trees, and it was performed on the ukulele.

Winter Band Concert Features New and Unique Music

Kaitlyn Cashdollar, Senior Reporter January 10, 2017

This band concert was unique from others because unlike the past, they only had two group pieces for each different band. Before they had it where they did three or more group pieces, and maybe a few...

Hayley Hamblin (12) Josh Chambers (11) perform a duet, The Mates of Soul by Taylor John Willaims.

2016 Spring Dance Concert Finishes Production

Kaitlyn Cashdollar, Reporter May 13, 2016

The annual spring dance concert was this past week. This concert included multiple of the dance classes combined. There were 21 dances overall. The combination of group dances, duets, and solos were very...

The seniors line up to be told things Leve thinks are great about them (Meghann Root)

Band Performs Last Concert of Year

Anela Wright , reporter May 12, 2016

  On May 10, the Manitou Springs high school band performed at their last concert of the 2015-2016 school year. It was an emotional night full of goodbyes to the seniors and awards given to...

Hunter Bogush (12) listens as the bands original, Sallys Gonna Be a Star, is in the writing process.

Upcoming Rock Concert: The Furzurds play the Flux Capacitor

Sarah Bogush, Reporter March 9, 2016

Do you like music? Everyone likes music. There's a rock concert coming up this Sunday at the Flux Capacitor venue.  The bands of the night will include Flaural, MemoryBoy, Loanword, and our very own...

The Symphonic Band warms up on stage before diving into three complex and challenging songs.

In case you missed it: The Manitou Jazz and Symphonic Bands’ Spring Concert

Max Jonas Knaver, Writer March 12, 2015

Even inclement weather couldn't stop Manitou Bands from putting on their spring concert last Tuesday,  March 3rd, but that doesn't mean it didn't stop some from attending. Luckily, it's not too...

Dillinder has been drumming since 6th grade but his music career started in kindergarten when he began to learn piano. Dilinders drumming technique was altered to account for the cramped space and changed set up,

(General)ly Speaking dispatches “The General”

William Dillinder, Leland Spangler, and February 11, 2015

Welcome to The Prospector's first ever Tiny Desk Concert! This is an event where The Prospector brings talented musicians into the school's radio room for a miniature concert. They record, interview,...

Taylor Mattson (11) plays lead guitar for the band room jazz band.

Band Brings Concert to New Levels

Elijah Abendroth and Calvin Kuhlman December 19, 2014

  The band is gestured to stand from their seats by the new band director, Mr. Leve, to accept the applause as he bows on their behalf. The band has just ended an awesome concert with three...

MSHS choir students try outs for All-State. Rachael Bradshaw was selected for All State.

The All-State Ensemble

Spencer Aurand, Senior Reporter November 19, 2014

Rachael Bradshaw describes herself as a social butterfly, always on the lookout for new opportunities to have fun. The 17-year-old Manitou senior said she hopes to make new friends and meet with...

A renovated movie theater, The Gothic Theaters art deco style fit perfectly with Franz Ferdinands aesthetic.

Franz Ferdinand: All the Right Grooves

Hannah Tooley April 28, 2014

Last Monday night, I had an existential crisis, or maybe an existential breakthrough -- which was not what I planned when I stepped into The Gothic Theater, in Denver, to see Scottish rock band Franz Ferdinand...

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