Choir Students Shine in the Spotlight at Honor Choir Concert

Choir Students Shine in the Spotlight at Honor Choir Concert

Zak Talbot, Sports Editor

November 29, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Music, News, Performing Arts, Scroll Bar

There is nothing quite like music, whether it’s the soft, slow piano of classical or the deafening screams of heavy metal. Music inspires us, teaches us, and builds us up, and not just by listening to it: by making music. And sing is exactly what eight Manitou Springs High School students did over...

Review: Three Days Grace Bounces Back With New Album Despite Losing Lead Singer

Review: Three Days Grace Bounces Back With New Album Despite Losing Lead Singer

Ashley Finsel, Junior Reporter

April 5, 2018


Filed under Music, Reviews, Showcase

The album "Outsider" is the second album by Three Days Grace, a Canadian rock band founded in 1992. Up until January of 2013 the band consisted of the lead singer, Adam Goutier; the bass guitarist, Brad Walst; the lead guitarist, Barry Stock; and the pianist, Neil Sanderson. However, in 2013 Ad...

Bryce Van Derveer Shares his Passion for the Ukulele

Bryce Van Derveer Shares his Passion for the Ukulele

Kaitlyn Cashdollar, Senior Reporter

January 30, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sound Nook Sessions

https://soundcloud.com/mshsprospector/bryce-van-derveer-presents-under-palm-trees Bryce Van Derveer (12) was recently the first person to ever perform an original composition at a Manitou Springs High School band concert. He made up his own small ensemble and played his ukulele Christmas song, titled...

Winter Band Concert Features New and Unique Music

Winter Band Concert Features New and Unique Music

Kaitlyn Cashdollar, Senior Reporter

January 10, 2017


Filed under Performing Arts, Showcase

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 ensembles. This concert, they had many ensembles and very few group pieces. The strings ensemble...

Review: “‘Awaken, My Love!'” Was Worth the Wait

Review: “‘Awaken, My Love!'” Was Worth the Wait

Mo Heinger, Reporter

December 12, 2016


Filed under Reviews, Showcase

After a noticeable hiatus, "Childish Gambino" ha returned to the music scene with an album that has a sound unlike any other. This addition to the artist's long list of hit songs was definitely worth the wait and here's why.

Review: “Wild World” by Bastille

Review: “Wild World” by Bastille

October 10, 2016


Filed under Reviews, Showcase

On September 9th, 2016, Bastille released their new album, "Wild World". Bastille is described as a British indie pop band. Before "Wild World", they had four other albums, "Bad Blood", "VS. (Other People's heartache)"," Other People's Heartache", and "Other People's Heartache pt. 2.". "Pompeii" from...

Manitou Band Earns “Excellent” Rating at CHSAA Festival

Manitou Band Earns “Excellent” Rating at CHSAA Festival

Sita Ahlen, Sports and Activities Editor

May 4, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Performing Arts

The symphonic band piled on the bus early Friday morning and waited nervously for their arrival at Wasson High School in Colorado Springs, for "Festival" hosted by CHSAA. Here, they would perform a series of tasks and eventually be judged on their playing abilities. The band filed into the high...

Review: Rejjie Snow: Something a Little Different in the Rap Game

Review: Rejjie Snow: Something a Little Different in the Rap Game

Kieran Lynch, Reporter

April 26, 2016


Filed under Music

The rap and hip-hop culture in the U.K. and greater European area has been expanding since the early 2000's. This has resulted in an extensive number of sub-genres, such as grime rap. Grime was a backlash against the commercializations of the hip hop industry in the U.K. The genre got its start in the ...

Sound Nook Sessions: Emma Abendroth Performs Genres from Rap to Indie

Sound Nook Sessions: Emma Abendroth Performs Genres from Rap to Indie

Sage Stevens, Reporter

March 28, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Sound Nook Sessions

Emma Abendroth (11) has been singing at local coffee shops for the past year. "I have been singing for as long as I can remember," she says. The Prospector was fortunate enough to host a sound nook session, in which she played covers of "Sorry" by Justin Bieber, "No Diggity" by Chet Faker,"Broadripple ...

The Furzurds: “The World Needs Rock & Roll”

The Furzurds: “The World Needs Rock & Roll”

Sarah Bogush, Reporter

February 24, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Music, Showcase

"Funny. Loud. Eternal. Raw." are all words to describe The Furzurds. The Furzurds are a psychedelic, shock rock band. Since the end of 2015, when they formed, they've already been recognized by a few locals, so it's clear this band is going places. Now, the question of how they formed. Hunter Bogu...

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