music

Placer Pops Chorale sing their heart out

The Placer Pops Chorale will be adding their own brand of musical magic to the holiday season as they sing their way through five performances at two local venues. The company inc ...

Singing the praises of music in schools

Justin Gilsdorf has recently finished touring as an Honor Band musician from Granite Oaks Middle School. The eighth-grade tuba and trumpet player visited every corner of Rocklin sh ...

Rocklin grad’s first song released on iTunes

Words and sentence syntax are more than letters strung together for aspiring music artist, Brodi Nicholas, a Rocklin High graduate of 2009. “The way I look at it, rap is just p ...

Musician weaves songs about life, loss, women

Quinn Hedges holds up a notebook of tattered pages, full of handwritten lyrics. The words tell the stories of loss, loneliness, life, self-reflection, happiness and his main inspi ...

5 questions with Jeremy Crooks

Carried by the wave of support from his friends and family, Jeremy Crooks, a 2009 graduate of Rocklin High School, was able to find success in releasing his very own single entitle ...

Having a ball at Evening in the Park

Evening in the Park, an entertainment event that has been going on for more than six years at the Johnson-Springview Park, attracts people of all ages, from toddlers to married cou ...

District leaders to take pay cuts

District superintendents and administrators stepped up to the plate with agreements to trim their salaries next year in an effort to help with the $8 million deficit. Rocklin Uni ...

A glee-ful occasion for Rocklin High singers

All five Rocklin High School students remember when they got the call, text, or Facebook message. “It was probably midnight,” recalled Annie Dick, a senior who sings soprano 1 ...

Music should not be cut

I am a student currently in my fifth year of music education since I started taking lessons at my old elementary school in the Rocklin Unified School District. It made me feel sa ...

Whitney High flashes back to the 80s with ‘Wedding Singer’

Neon colors and big hair will grace Whitney High’s stage as the cast flashes back to the 1980s for the premier of “The Wedding Singer.” Whitney High theater teacher and dir ...