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In Memory of Bobby Compton...

In Memory of Bobby Compton…

December 17, 2019

Strings instructor was remembered by students, family and colleagues during memorial service. Vidal M. Treviño School of Communications and Fine Arts gave their last farewell to their beloved teacher, friend and colleague, Bobby Compton during a memorial service held on Nov. 6 in the school’s auditori...

Mumford and Sons proclaim their love to the City of Austin

Mumford and Sons proclaim their love to the City of Austin

Zoe Alvarez, Concert reviewer

November 19, 2019

1.       Guiding Light 2.       Little Lion Man 3.       Babel 4.       Beloved 5.       Lover of the Light 6.       Tompkins Square Park 7.     Believe 8.       Rose of Sharon 9.       The Cave 10.   Roll Away Your Stone 11.   D...

VMT violin player is awarded “Outstanding Soloist” at summer state competition

VMT violin player is awarded

Zoe Alvarez, Staff writer

October 18, 2019

Ten thousand and 25,000 musicians perform at the state University Interscholastic League and TSSEC music contest, respectively, every summer in Austin where only 2-3% of those performers receive the “Outstanding Performer” award. Vidal M. Trevino School of Communications and Fine Arts violinist Anthony...

New Music Monday: Jakob Ogawa is here for lo-fi lovers

New Music Monday: Jakob Ogawa is here for lo-fi lovers

Zoe Alvarez, New Music Monday columnist

September 30, 2019

Often we crave something new. We grow tired of searching for a song or playlist that we haven’t heard over and over and are left settling. Add Jakob Ogawa to freshen up your music library.  This Norwegian singer and songwriter is from Oslo. I discovered his music when a friend of mine played “V...

Twenty One Pilots comes to SA for first time ever

Twenty One Pilots comes to SA for first time ever

August 23, 2019

Set list: Jumpsuit Levitate Fairly Local Stressed Out Heathens Legend We Don’t Believe What’s on TV The Hype Lane Boy Nico and the Niners Neon Gravestones Smithereens Bandito Pet Cheetah Holding on to You Ride Cut My Lip My Blood Morph Car Radio Truce Chlorine ...

Thoughtful Thursday: All my friends are musicians

A friend of the writer who plays the saxophone and the piano.

Zoe Alvarez, Thoughtful Thursday columnist

June 13, 2019

Going to a fine arts school comes with its unique perks. I remember sitting in my combined dual class in the recital hall when the realization hit me, the majority of the class were musicians. All my friends are musicians and have knowledge in the fine arts field. It spans from band, orchestra, and mari...

Thoughtful Thursday: Music recommendations

Why'd You Only Call Me When You're High by Arctic Monkeys.

Zoe Alva, Thoughtful Thursday columnist

June 6, 2019

I believe there are various acts of courage. Recommending music to friends or others is most definitely one of them. Our taste in music is our own little corner of privacy. It’s one of the very aspects that makes up our personalities, perception of the world, and emotions. Our taste in music is whe...

Thoughtful Thursday: Listening to music

Zoe Alvarez, Thoughtful Thursday columnist

May 16, 2019

I’ve always enjoyed listening to music. It is one of the guaranteed hobbies I will always have. I prefer the sound of music blasting from my phone’s speaker rather than the empty silence. Every moment I ask myself: “What do I feel like listening too?” “Am I looking for relaxing music or...

Dr. Mary Grace Carroll assists second block student with assigned musical piece.

Two teachers receive Icons of the Arts recognition

April 25, 2019

VMT’s Dr. Mary Grace Carroll, piano instructor, and Mr. Vernon Carroll, dean of theater, were received Icons of the Arts award at the 10th Icons of the Arts Gala event held at the IBC Bank Annex by the Laredo Theater Guild on March 28.   “I was at a theater guild board meeting and we were inf...

Death Cab for Cutie performed at the Aztec Theater in San Antonio, TX for their 2019 spring tour.

Death Cab for Cutie Comes to San Antonio for 2019 spring tour

April 5, 2019

I Dreamt We Spoke Again Summer Years The Ghosts of Beverly Drive Long Division Title and Registration Gold Rush Crooked Teeth A Movie Script Ending No Sunlight What Sarah Said 60 & Punk I Will Possess Your Heart Title Track Autumn Love Black Sun Exp...

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