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Posted Wednesday, Oct 28, 2020 5:48:00 PM
This week, Middle School students have begun rehearsals for a virtual performance of Frozen Jr. under the direction of our Ed Tech faculty member Ms. Judy Dodd. Stay tuned!
Posted Wednesday, Oct 14, 2020 4:44:00 PM
Music Production and Songwriting Club (MP&S) is a new club that inspires students to pursue any genre of music that interests them. Mr. Oded Levari and Ron A. '22 founded this club following their participation in Ramaz's summer mentorship program, which Ron feels gave him a greater understanding for songwriting and creating music. As a continuation of the mentorship program, Mr. Levari and Ron decided to make MP&S an official Ramaz club to give other students an opportunity to compose whatever type of music they enjoy...
Posted Wednesday, Oct 14, 2020 4:39:00 PM
Over Chol HaMoed, the Upper School had its first annual Chol HaMoed Virtual Talent Show! Students and faculty prepared and presented short videos of themselves performing their talents followed by short talkbacks with the stars. The winner of the talent show this year, senior Isaac S. who won with his spot-on impressions. To read as he reflected on what inspired him to pursue this talent....
Posted Tuesday, Sep 29, 2020 3:54:00 PM
This year, the Art Club is completely new. Art Club is being led entirely by student leaders. We have worked very hard to come up with countless prompts to make the student experience better. This is an open space for any level of artists who would like to join. We are dedicated to making sure that everyone involved in Art Club this year learns something to help their artistic ability...
Posted Wednesday, Mar 4, 2020 10:06:00 PM
Sixth grade students were treated to a special voice presentation as part of a unit learning about Opera and the human voice. This is one of three presentations by graduate students from the Manhattan School of Music, which were made possible in Ramaz thanks to the generous support of the Spiro/Vorcheimer family. Ms. Samantha Hahn, the singer who performed, just finished the run for the Off-Broadway Fiddler on the Roof this past year, and many of our students and faculty recognized her....
Posted Wednesday, Mar 4, 2020 3:58:00 PM
For the past four years the Link Up program at Carnegie Hall has featured the acclaimed Israeli recorder virtuoso, Ms. Tali Rubinstein. These highly participatory concerts take place in May, and our Ramaz 4th and 5th grade students prepare for these concerts each year - by learning a repertoire for the recorder and the voice. Thanks to the Martin & Susan Sanders Family Foundation for Classical Music Enrichment at Ramaz, we were able to bring Rubinstein to the Ramaz Middle School for an inspiring performance for our students, entitled "The Recorder and Me."...
Posted Wednesday, Feb 19, 2020 11:16:00 PM
The choir trip was an excellent mix of performances and fun activities. Over the six days of the choir trip, the students sang at synagogues and schools such as Milkin, Shalhevet, and Irivine Hebrew Day School. Two highlights of the trip were singing at the Santa Monica Pier and touring the Warner Brothers Studio...
Posted Wednesday, Feb 19, 2020 11:22:00 AM
Seventh grade students have teamed up with the Jewish Museum to learn about Edith Halpert, a trail-blazing art dealer. Students visited the museum to view the variety of art that Edith brought to the forefront, and they learned about her focus on giving a voice to artists from different backgrounds. Students gravitated towards the paintings that depicted different neighborhoods and environments...
Posted Tuesday, Feb 11, 2020 10:09:00 AM
This past week, students from Ms. Barak's 12th grade Honors Hebrew class heard from guest speaker Ms. Maya Benton about Israeli video art and photography. Ms. Benton is married to Ramaz alumus Dan Reich '95 and works as a museum curator, art historian, and critic based in New York City. In her presentation, she shared the work of both Israeli and Palestinian artists, all of whom she has personally worked with. When showing the students the artists' work, she was not only able to offer information about each piece, but also personal anecdotes and insights into the artists' processes and practices...
Posted Wednesday, Jan 29, 2020 4:36:00 PM
Over the past few weeks, Nursery Adom has been learning about different artists like Van Gogh, Matisse, Calder, Pollack, and Mondrian. The children were inspired by these artists' techniques and unique styles to create their own masterpieces. After visiting The MET, the children decided to open their own museum featuring their artwork...
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