HMS band and strings concert Dec 2017

Havertownies HQ was in the house at the Haverford Middle School concert on Wednesday, December 6th 2017 at 7:00pm at the Haverford High School auditorium. Our district's music program is pretty kick-ass, and the concert was yet another demonstration of it. You don't have to know much about music to appreciate the performance, shown below in music director's Alex Gittelman's video (that's Mr. Gittelman conducting). You just have to know what it's like to herd cats, and imagine those cats wielding fireworks. This is what it is like getting a bunch of 11-, 12-, 13- and 14-year-olds to play complicated band and orchestral pieces together. We were really impressed. This video doesn't do the full sound justice, but it still sounds good and you can get an idea of all the work everyone put in. Congrats, players and directors, and frankly, sincere congrats to the teachers and administrators who create and handle a-thousand-moving-parts schedules of said cats every week, month and year. Good job and great show! Thank you, all. … [Read more...]

Haverford Spring Fest Today!

Update 9:00 pm May 18, 2014. Here are some pics from the day!       Hey all! The Haverford Spring Fest is opening up today, May 18, 2014 at 11 a.m. and will go until 7pm tonight. Don't forget to wear your sunscreen! It's going to be a nice 64 degrees F and sunny today. A great day for some SPRING celebrations! You know what else is great? Proceeds are going towards local non-profits, like Haverford Township Free Library. It's free to enter, but there are vendors and artists and face painters and fun stuff to buy. Please come out and hang with your coolest of the cool H-Town neighbors and hear 6 fantastic local bands. More info from the festival: Great food and drink, beer available from our vendors (Beer can be enjoyed anywhere inside the fest grounds. 21 or older, ID required. Drink responsibly.) Great local business and craftspeople will be exhibiting as well as lots of fun in the kids Fun Zone. ($10 wrist band gets you all day play.) Plus local organizations will have plenty of other fun activities for everyone. Admission is free to the fest grounds. $2 voluntary donation benfiting local groups is appreciated. Use the #haverfordspring hash on your sharing sites. Here's more info, from the festival: … [Read more...]

Scenes from the 3rd Annual Haverford Music Festival

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