Welcome to the Headmaster's Blog where you'll find updates, thoughts, and events regarding Saint David's School, the education of boys, and other items of interest. This is by no means meant to be a complete account of all that happens at Saint David's. Please refer to the school's website for more complete details -- it's more a Headmaster's musings.


Monday, October 19, 2015

Yale's "Baker's Dozen" Performs and Teaches at Saint David's

On Friday morning, the Baker's Dozen, an a cappella singing group from Yale University, visited Saint David's.

The group engaged our Chamber Singers in a Master Class that included several new vocal warm-ups and also discussed their interest in singing with the boys. Afterward, they separated into four vocal groups--soprano, alto, tenor, and bass--and taught the boys a song in four-part harmony (see video clip, below).

The performance for the Upper School was fantastic, and included a rendition of "Hey Bulldog" with fourth grader Casimir M. in a featured role. The Baker's Dozen visit was a sweet treat for us at Saint David's, and a great start to the day.

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