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  • Archmere Junior Receives Honors at the University of Indiana Jacobs School of Music
    Conor McAvinue '17 attended a month long music camp at the University of Indiana, Jacobs School of Music this summer. The camp hosted students from all areas across the globe, including Singapore, Italy, Columbia, Argentina, France, Iceland and Japan, as well as many cities within the Unites States. In addition to daily quartet sessions, private lessons, viola choir and four mandatory hours of practice each day, Conor also competed in a chamber competition, placing second. His quartet played one movement of a Franz Joseph Hayden quartet. 

    The University of Indiana camp also held a solo viola competition in which Conor received second place. During this intensive music camp he was privileged to perform in masterclasses for both Indiana University professors and for area professionals. 


    To view Conor's final quartets performance, click here 
  • Archmere Students Perform in Delaware All-State Theatre's production of "Monty Python's Spamalot"
    Featuring the Best-of-Best young performers in the region, the Delaware All-State Theatre presented Monty Python's Spamalot, a musical comedy and a highly irreverent parody of the Arthurian Legend adapted from the 1975 film Monty Python and the Holy Grail. The show ran over two weekends this summer at the Laird Performing Arts Center at the Tatnall School. This year's show marked the eighth year that the non-profit venture produced a summer show starring Delaware area students who are chosen through auditions. Archmere's Keelin Reilly '17 played a principal role in the production as Sir Lancelot. Giavanna Mariano '18 worked on stage crew and Cateris Doran '17 performed as a featured dancer in the show's ensemble. The show sold out both weekends and received rave reviews from multiple news resources.

    Schools represented also included Brandywine Springs, Cab Calloway, Caravel, Conrad Christ the Teacher, Delaware Military Academy, Elkton High, Kennett High, Las Americas ASPIRA Academy, Mount Pleasant, Padua, St. Mark's, Salesianum, Sanford, Tatnall, Ursuline and Wilmington Friends.

    To view a video montage of the show click here 

    To view photos and posts about the show on the DAST Facebook page click here 

    For the Delaware Arts Info review click here 
  • Archmere Students Spend Two Weeks in France
    Ten Archmere students spent two weeks in France under the supervision of World Languages and Cultures Teacher Nancy Cooper and French Teacher Katie Eissler-Thiel. The bi-annual exchange program in Senlis, France included classes on the campus of the Lycée Privé Saint-Vincent with their French correspondents, along with trips to Chantilly, Normandy, Paris and several other areas surrounding Senlis. The school's French correspondents will visit Archmere next April.

    To visit the blog site and view photos from their trip, click here.