Music, Solidarity, and Allyship Bridge COVID-19 and BLM

Graphics by Shirley Zhong, Scripps '21 Born out of the Coronavirus Pandemic and amplified by the growing Black Lives Matter Movement, The Claremont Solidarity Fund Music Festival that took place on Sunday, May 31st featured 17 artists and took Instagram by storm. Acting as a musical fundraising platform for mutual aid funds at The Claremont … Continue reading Music, Solidarity, and Allyship Bridge COVID-19 and BLM

Warren Bischoff: “Moon Landing” and Beyond

Sick with COVID-19, music was far from Warren Bischoff’s mind. For the first two weeks he was back at his childhood home in Connecticut, he did absolutely nothing; breathing and recovering took all his energy. As strength returned to his body, however, so did his natural inclination toward music. Finding a free piano advertised on … Continue reading Warren Bischoff: “Moon Landing” and Beyond

How To Hone Your Craft: A Musician’s Guide to Conquering Quarantine

By Tom Farley Music has been my go-to way of artistic expression since I was 12 and played Guitar Hero World Tour, introducing me to some of my all-time favorite music and inspiring me to start playing guitar. Playing in groups through high school and college, I only vaguely noticed music in the background of … Continue reading How To Hone Your Craft: A Musician’s Guide to Conquering Quarantine