The Kirkwood Call

Spring musical preview: Wonderful Town

Harry Brooker, freshman, Max Reinert, junior, Kenzie Ruiz, senior and Raven Wiley, senior, prepare for the final dress rehearsal during the school day.

Kelley Cochran, photographer

April 10, 2019

KH players is performing Leonard Bernstein’s Wonderful Town, a musical set in the 1950s. It tells the story of two sisters, Ruth and Eileen, who move from Ohio to experience Greenwich Village in New York City. Ruth is an aspiring writer and Eileen is a dancer who wants to pursue a life on stage.  ...

Photo gallery: Best of Broadway, Taste of Jazz 3/13

Anthony Speech and Matt Johnson, seniors, Xander Piskulic, sophomore and Mark Perry, junior, sing for the Kaleidoscope Vocal Jazz Ensemble.

Meg Murphy, photographer

March 15, 2019

The Kirkwood High School Music Department presented Best of Broadway / Taste of Jazz Wed. March 13. After being cancelled due to weather in January, the music department was ready to preform. Students had the opportunity to preform solos, as well as there were group performances from Prism Vocal Jazz...

Strength in numbers: the importance of an ensemble

A show-stopping group number closes act 1 of the KH Players’ spring musical: “The Drowsy Chaperone”

Molly Higgins, writer

May 21, 2018

The lights come up, the music swells and the audience leans forward in anticipation as the stage fills with actors. A show-stopping group number closes act 1 of the KH Players’ spring musical: “The Drowsy Chaperone”. Mary Cleary, junior, stands proudly with the ensemble. “[The ensemble] brings the en...

Photo gallery: talent show

Hadley Lange, senior, sings and plays guitar.

Audrey Berns and Megan Van Buren

December 18, 2017

KHS students showed off their talents, ranging from spoken word poetry to hip-hop dancing, in the KHS Talent Show November 30.    

Once more with feeling

Once more with feeling

Ally Ortmann, features writer

December 12, 2017

A sharp sound emits from the piano as Mary Cleary, junior, hits the wrong key. She smiles, fingers hovering as she awaits the corrections from her father. Growing up with her father’s musical influence, Mary sees her father’s happiness with her following his footsteps and recognizes her father’s d...

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