Update, 2/15/2017: Check out the David’s performance from the Santa Clara University Concerto/Aria Competition. Mount Madonna School (MMS) alumnus David Kerr (’15) will be participating in a Concerto/Aria Competition at Santa Clara University (SCU) on November 5 at 10:00am. Kerr, a longtime…
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Highly praised documentary! Educators, parents and youth are all grappling with the enormous changes in the digital landscape in recent years. On Saturday, Oct. 15, 7:00-9:00pm, the Rio Theater in Santa Cruz will present a special showing of the documentary entitled Screenagers….
Bienvenidos! Come follow us on our adventure into Costa Rica! We are a group of students and teachers from Mount Madonna School in Watsonville, California who will be traveling to Costa Rica. We will be staying with host families in San Jose,…
Mount Madonna School senior Caitlin Gray-Harley is in process of applying to several music schools. As part of her application process, she is working on a debut extended play (EP) recording.
“Help me fundraise for my EP project,” Caitlin asks. “I’ve set a goal of raising $13,000, and you can , pledge as much or as little as you want through my Kickstarter.com campaign. Help me spread the word!”
Three Mount Madonna School students, all dancers with Santa Cruz Ballet Theatre (SCBT), recently participated in the Regional Dance America (RDA) Pacific Region Festival of Dance in Phoenix, Arizona. The students, fifth grader Milana Beck, sixth grader Riley Butler, and eighth grader Amelia Busenhart, represented SCBT at this showcase event, and Busenhart, a member of SCBT’s senior company, performed in a company ensemble at the festival.
Congratulations to Sarojani Rohan and Martin Krilanovich on the release of their first full-length CD, “AFTER THE TOAST”!
Their band, INNISFREE, which is a Celtic trio, also includes Dubliner, Richard Dwyer.
Innisfree has been playing on both sides of the mountain for several years now and with this latest formation of musicians has reached a new level of musicianship and performance.
Congratulations to Mount Madonna School fourth grader Addysen Abmont, who recently competed in the Nor Cal Zone Championships gymnastics competition in Monterey, where she scored a 1st Place on Floor Exercises and 2nd Place All Around. This season she has placed consistently in the Top 5 All Around and has even placed 1st All Around at the Pink Invitational in San Mateo. Addysen has State Meet for Level 4 this weekend, November 19-20.
Mount Madonna School students Riley Butler, 5th, and Amelia Busenhart, 7th, will be dancing in Santa Cruz Ballet Theatre’s (SCBT) upcoming production of “The Nutcracker,” December 16, 17, 18 at the Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium.
Riley has been studying dance for six years – four of them focused on ballet, and with SCBT for three years. The upcoming show will be her third “Nutcracker” with SCBT and she will perform the role of “Baby Mouse.”
Interview with Sacha Manov (‘04)
By Lara Kilpatrick (’85)