April 27, 2017

Orchestra gains fourth director in four years

by Robert Perales, A&E Editor Orchestra welcomed its new director Sarah Struebing, current Orchestra director,  after the departure of Alex Meza, previous Orchestra director, in late January. With the arrival of a new director, Orchestra welcomed its fourth director in just four years. However, Jami Kahn, senior, felt Ms. Struebing represents “stability and control” for the Orchestra program. “She really knows what she’s doing and is extremely prepared to take the reigns of the program, which is great because we really just need some stability and control right now. It’s only been a couple of weeks, but I’m definitely expecting…

Alumnus works as director in Hollywood

Picture used with permission from David Tuber by Rosalie Chan, Web Editor David Tuber, director and ‘00 alumnus, draws “all the time.”  When he attended WHS, he would draw Fun Run T-shirts, student council posters and band program covers.  Now, he works in Hollywood on various productions, including stop motion animation shows. “We just wrapped up production for ‘Mary Shelley’s Frankenhole’ (a stop motion animation show on Adult Swim),” Tuber said.  “We direct the entire process from writing to post-effects at the very end, but we sometimes help with writing and directing voice actors.” Tuber graduated from Columbia College in…