Outdoor Music Cafe Night at The Grauer School
From Isaac Langen, Visual & Performing Arts Director:
We would like to give a huge shout-out to the Grauer community for making our first outdoor Café Night on Thursday, November 4, such a success. Many thanks to the over 50 musicians that performed the most diverse line-up of songs we've presented. Special thanks to Tom Hopper and the AV crew for the herculean task of sound and lighting for our 27 songs; to the Girl Rising and GSA Clubs for the refreshments, raising close to $600 for Afghan refugees; to Akemi Dyer, Lindsay Zickler and Peggy Gardner for their help in organizing and advertising the event; to Clayton Payne and Tom Hopper for joining the students onstage; to Dina Treibel and Jean-Felix G. '26 for recording the performances; and especially to the loving crowd of teachers, family and friends who came out to support our Grauer musicians. The evening vibe on campus was perfect and it truly was a magical night on the quad. I'm full of gratitude for our community that values and supports the arts. Our musicians were so fired up that we will be adding another Café Night in March. Stay tuned. Go, GrauerArts!
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