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Jalen Blank, Alan Pekrul and Maiya Mendoza perform Hypotheticals by Lake Street Drive at Come Together on April 12, 2024 at Moorpark College. Photo credit: Anita Semsarha

Moorpark College student bands unite for “Come Together” music technology showcase

By Belle Aguirre and Sarah Graue April 17, 2024

Last weekend, Moorpark College Music Technology students teamed up to deliver two back-to-back "Come Together" performances in the PAC Studio Theater on April 12-13. The biannual event, organized by...

The cast of Moorpark Colleges spring musical thriller, Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, taking the Performing Arts Center stage on March 13, 2024. Photo credit: Anita Semsarha

Beyond the barber shop: The creatives behind “Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street”

By Sarah Graue, Belle Aguirre, and Brianna Perez March 29, 2024

Heading into the final weekend of their 12-show run, the cast of “Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street” continues to captivate Moorpark College audiences with standout performances...

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UMG and TikTok part ways: BTS, Drake and Taylor Swift among other artists removed from platform

By Samantha Kline February 18, 2024

  On Jan. 31, 2024, Universal Music Group and TikTok decided not to renew their contract, resulting in the removal of many artists from the platform.   UMG is one of the top music companies...

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Grammys 2024: What you missed from music’s biggest night

By Sarah Graue February 7, 2024

Last Sunday, the 66th annual Grammy Awards commemorated the year’s leading artists with standout performances, record-breaking wins and newfound categories. Here’s a recap of everything you...

Students of the Moorpark College music department participate in the programs first Sonic Series workshop titled “Full Spectrum Voice,” with conductor Fahad Siadat. Photo credit: Brianna Perez

Moorpark College’s music department presents their first “Sonic Series” workshop

By Brianna Perez January 30, 2024

On Jan. 24, 2024, Moorpark College's music department provided a novel experience for students with their first "Sonic Series" workshop titled “Full Spectrum Voice.”Fahad Siadat, a distinguished...

Fans crowd the stage during Travis Scotts Circus Maximus Tour performance at SoFi Stadium on Nov. 5, 2023. Photo credit: Bronwyn Smith

Travis Scott becomes the first rapper to sell out SoFi Stadium

By Bronwyn Smith December 1, 2023

Travis Scott brought his "Circus Maximus" Tour to SoFi Stadium in Los Angeles on Nov. 5, 2023. The tour supports the rapper's fourth studio album titled "Utopia." The "Circus Maximus" Tour is Scott’s...

A screenshot of Drakes new album, For All The Dogs” on Spotify.

Album Review: Drake’s “For All The Dogs”

By Aldo Emanuel December 1, 2023

Drake dropped his highly awaited eighth studio album, “For All The Dogs," on Oct. 6, 2023, under his label, OVO Sound.After experimenting with house music in his album, “Honestly, Nevermind”...

The Moorpark College Orchestra performing in A Dynamic Evening of Music in the Performing Arts Center on Oct. 23, 2023. Photo credit: Brianna Perez

Moorpark College’s music department shares noteworthy performances in “A Dynamic Evening of Music”

By Brianna Perez November 6, 2023

On Oct. 28, 2023, students of the Moorpark College music department unveiled remarkable performances in the annual instrumental showcase, “A Dynamic Evening of Music.” Director Brendan McMullin...

K-pop boy group ENHYPEN interacts with ENGENE members on the first night of the Fate Tour on Oct. 6, 2023, in Los Angeles. The concert served as the groups first stadium performance. Photo credit: Belle Aguirre

Breakout K-pop group ENHYPEN kicks off “Fate” Tour in Los Angeles

By Belle Aguirre and Brianna Perez October 18, 2023

On Oct. 6, 2023, over 23,000 fans gathered at the Dignity Health Sports Park in Los Angeles to see the K-pop group, ENHYPEN, kick off their first night of their United States "FATE" Tour.The group previously...

Spirit Bonewitz (left), Julian Fricilli (middle) and True Bonewitz (Right) pose onstage at The Pour House in Monrovia, California on Sept. 1, 2023. Both Bonewitz brothers attend Moorpark College. Photo credit: Pierre Michelet

Student rock band “Love Letter” immerses students in the Los Angeles music scene

By Pierre Michelet September 23, 2023

On Sept. 1, 2023, two Moorpark College students, Spirit Bonewitz and True Bonewitz, played live music for 100 people at The Pour House in Monrovia, California. The brothers belong to "Love Letter,"...

A screenshot of Olivia Rodrigos new album GUTS, on Spotify on Sept. 14, 2023. Photo credit: Sarah Graue

Editors’ Pick: Olivia Rodrigo’s “GUTS”

By Sarah Graue, Briana Cruz, and Jaya Roberts September 14, 2023

On Sept. 8, 2023, Grammy-winning singer-songwriter Olivia Rodrigo dropped her highly-anticipated sophomore album “GUTS;" a bold take on ticking adolescence that outsells her debut record. With anthemic...

Students of the Moorpark College Music Technology Program perform in the Come Together finale on April 14, 2023. Photo credit: Danielle Vega

Moorpark College students “Come Together” for music technology showcase

By Sarah Graue May 3, 2023
Moorpark College Music Technology Program students returned to the PAC Studio Theatre spotlight earlier this month for the “Come Together” music showcase on April 14 and April 15.
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