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[5 Mar 2013 | admin | Comments Off | 4,139 views]
Tickets on Sale for Middle School Musical “Sing Down the Moon”

The Middle School musical, Sing Down the Moon, features 64 Middle School students and a full student technical crew. Take a musical journey into the Appalachian Mountains in this award-winning production that weaves six traditional tales and original music into a keepsake quilt of mountain lore and wisdom for the whole family. Sing Down the Moon will be performed in the Hurlbut Theater on March 21, 22 and 23 at 7 p.m. It is suitable for all audiences. Click here to purchase tickets. $10 student rush tickets available 30 minutes …

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[5 Mar 2013 | admin | Comments Off | 2,078 views]
Enjoy “Casablanca” on the Big Screen as Part of the St. Margaret’s Classic Film Fest

Plan to settle into the beautiful Marcus D. Hurlbut Theater on Tuesday, March 26 at 6:30 p.m. for a screening of Casablanca! This classic movie starring Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman earned an Oscar for Best Director, Michael Curtiz.
St. Margaret’s Episcopal School, in association with the West Coast Film Festival, is pleased to announce the screening of classic films in the Marcus D. Hurlbut Theater, with expert commentary provided by producer, director and former studio head Robert Kline. The films have been chosen for excellence in film. Casablanca is the …

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[15 Feb 2013 | admin | Comments Off | 3,976 views]
PTF Parent Up Speaker Marc Elliot to Discuss: What Makes You Tic? Creating a World of Tolerance

Friday, March 1, 9 a.m. Location: Hurlbut Theater
Marc Elliot will present to parent, students, faculty and staff on his book What Makes you Tic. In his presentation, Marc will discuss the fundamental lesson of teaching tolerance and how to live with our own differences, and those of others. Marc has risen above many physical challenges including Tourette syndrome, and provides an energetic and insightful look into what it means to be truly tolerant in a critical world.
Marc’s inspiring speech, “What Makes You Tic?” is loaded with timely humour, powerful anecdotes, …

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[7 Feb 2013 | admin | One Comment | 1,776 views]
10th Annual Coffee House Cabaret Showcases Four Sold-Out Shows in new McGregor Theater

The 10th Annual Coffee House Cabaret, the first housed in the Performing Arts Center’s new McGregor Theater, featured four sold-out shows during the last week in January.
Event Co-Chairs Irene Martino and Sue Shin, with a team of Parent Teacher Fellowship volunteers, transformed the theater into a Parisian cabaret-style show with St. Margaret’s students’ photography adorning black backdrops, red roses and candlelight on each intimate table. This event presents a showcase of St Margaret’s finest dance, vocal, instrumental, dramatic and visual artists. While more than 100 students auditioned in order to be …

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[7 Feb 2013 | admin | 2 Comments | 1,689 views]
Expressions of the Soul – A Visual and Performing Arts Spectacular

By Diane Hawkins, Lower School Religion and Music Teacher
A first in St. Margaret’s history, and the first of its kind in Orange County, last Saturday the Performing Arts Center’s Hurlbut Theater played host to Expressions of the Soul, a visual and performing arts spectacular including classical music performances by five outstanding community choir and orchestra groups comprising 210 performers.
The debut performance of the recently formed Orchestra of St. Margaret’s, under the direction of Mr. Gene Wie, St. Margaret’s orchestra director, including student, faculty and professional musicians, began the sparkling program …

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[18 Jan 2013 | admin | Comments Off | 2,302 views]

Thirty-three acts with 45 talented St. Margaret’s students, plus the House Band, will perform in the McGregor Theater at the 10th Annual Coffee House Cabaret on Thursday, January 24 at 7 p.m., Friday, January 25 at 7 p.m. and Saturday, January 26 at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.
The program will be a balanced representation of both Upper and Middle School performers in the areas of vocal music, instrumental music, dance and spoken word performances. Due to the popularity of this Parent Teacher Fellowship-sponsored annual event, we have added a fourth …

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[18 Jan 2013 | admin | Comments Off | 3,525 views]
Expressions of the Soul: A Community Choir and Orchestra Concert

This Saturday, February 2, 2013, 7 p.m.
Tickets are on sale now. All tickets are $18.75 and can be purchased at www.smes.org/main/arts/intro.aspx.
Featuring: St. Margaret’s Episcopal School Highlander Chorale, Tartan Chorale and Lower School Pipers Choir, St. Margaret’s Episcopal Church Choir, The Master Chorale of Saddleback Valley, The Orchestra of St. Margaret’s and Pianist Michael Fennelly
Visit St. Margaret’s Episcopal School’s new Performing Arts Center and enjoy the grand acoustics of the 450-seat Marcus D. Hurlbut Theater in a delightful evening of classical music performed by five outstanding community choir and orchestra groups. …

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[17 Jan 2013 | admin | One Comment | 1,157 views]
SMES Classic Film Series Presents East of Eden

Tuesday, February 5, 6:30 p.m. Location: Performing Arts Center
St. Margaret Episcopal School, in association with the West Coast Film Festival, is pleased to announce the screening of four classic films in the beautiful Marcus D. Hurlbut Theater, with expert commentary provided by producer, director and former studio head Robert Kline. The four films have been chosen for not only excellence in film, but also for their strong basis in literature.
The first of the four films, based on the novel by John Steinbeck, East of Eden beautifully explores the similarities between …

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[20 Dec 2012 | admin | Comments Off | 2,043 views]
The Harmony of Christmas Cheer Rings through the Halls of SMES

Starting at the end of November and continuing throughout the month of December, St. Margaret’s campus has been brightened with the spirit of the holiday season celebrated in dance and musical performances by all divisions. The Lower School presented its annual Advent and Christmas Service of Lessons and Carols. This was the 34th annual gathering of our longest-standing St. Margaret’s tradition. The Middle School and Upper School celebrated the holidays by showcasing their musical and instrumental talents, the Preschool performed the annual Christmas Pageant and students from all divisions performed …

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[18 Oct 2012 | admin | Comments Off | 1,859 views]

Sunday’s issue of The Capistrano Dispatch announced St. Margaret’s recent designation as an All-Steinway School by famed piano-manufacturing company Steinway & Sons.
Click here to read The Capistrano Dispatch article.
Click here to read more about St. Margaret’s designation as an All-Steinway School.
 

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