The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee
It's hilarious. It's the spelling bee of a lifetime. 
Six young people in the throes of puberty, overseen by adults who barely managed to
escape childhood, learn that winning isn't everything and that losing doesn't necessarily make you a loser.
This musical tale of 6 adolescent overachievers chronicles their attempts to
win the spelling bee of a lifetime.
"This engaging musical with a score by William Finn and a sweet funny book by Rachel Sheinkin, The 25th Annual Spelling Bee, causes audiences to fall in love, both with the show itself and its perspicacious, jocular and effervescent spellers"
Opens Thursday, November 5 in the Black Box Theater, off Cattaragus.
Hope to see you there.


Concerts for every reason and season.

Beginning December 1, there is a concert every night. Please join us for one or two or all of them.
December 2: Winds 7:00 pm
December 3: All Choir Concert: 7pm
December 4: Guitar and Music Technology 7:00pm
December 5: Jazz 7:30 pm

Musical Theater Showcase Benefit at the Stella Adler Theater Sunday, December 6.

Musical Theater student present their favorite songs and show tunes at the Benefit for the Musical Theater Productions. Performance at 6:00 pm includes appetizers, drinks and a raffle. Reserve your tickets online or get them at the door. $50.00 for all this entertainment. Better than Broadway!
Stella Adler is located at 6773 Hollywood Blvd.

Want to give us a present for the Holidays?

We love donations, money, instruments, costumes, props, money. You get a tax donation letter.
and think how wonderful you' ll feel! You can donate right here on our website or send us a check.

Keelan Walters, Way to Go!

Academy Guitarist, Keelan Walters, has been selected to this year's edition of the Thelonius Monk/Los Angeles Peer-to-Peer Sextext, comprising of six of the best high school jazz players in Los Angeles. Their first gig is at the Dolby Theater on November 16. Keelan will be on the same bill with Patti Austin, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Herbie Hancock, Al Jarreau,. Arturo Sandoval and many more. Remember us Keelan!

Concerned about not having enough Magnet points?

If you play an instrument or sing, and are coming from a charter or private school, we have the solution. Your student can come in on the talent audition and if you pass, you're in. You must still apply for echoices@lausd.net. Applications available on this homepage.

Great News for the Jazz Department

The following students were accepted into Los Angeles All City Jazz Band sponsored by the Monk Institute:
Keelan Walters: Guitar
Anthony Barrios: Drums
Ellis Thompson: Sax
Franklin Newby: Bass
Kameron Carey: Trumpet
Moe Feinberg: Trumpet
We had more students accepted than any other school in the District! Bravo Jazz!

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Wind Concert
Date: 12/1/2015, 7 PM
Location: Norman Pattiz Concert Hall.
Choral Concert
Date: 12/2/2015, 7 PM
Location: Norman Pattiz Concert Hall
Music Technology/Guitar Concert
Date: 12/3/2015, 7 PM
Location: Norman Pattiz Concert Hall
Jazz Concert
Date: 12/4/2015, 7:30 PM
Location: Norman Pattiz Concert Hall
Musical Theatre Showcase
Date: 12/6/2015, 6 PM
Location: Stella Adler Theatre 6773 Hollywood Boulevard Parking at Hollywood and Highland
Piano Recital
Date: 12/10/2015, 7 PM
Winter Dance Show
Date: 12/11/2015, 8 PM
Location: NJP Concert Hall
Winter Dance Show
Date: 12/12/2015, 2 PM
Location: Winter Dance Show

Norm Pattiz Concert Hall

The 600-seat Norman J. Pattiz Concert Hall at Hamilton High School was renovated and subsequently dedicated in February 1989. Mr. Pattiz is the Founder of Westwood One and is currently CEO of Courtside Entertainment Group. He graduated from Hamilton High School in 1960. Every year over 60 concerts including drama, dance & musical theater productions are performed in the Norman J. Pattiz Concert Hall.

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