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Goldman conducts the BHS orchestra class in 2018.

A Legacy That Resonates

Radha Pareek, Staff Writer May 21, 2022

Lisa Goldman is retiring this year after 23 years as Beachwood Orchestra Director and 42 years in music education. Goldman has enriched countless lives by exposing students to music in and beyond her...

Concertmaster Moonhee Kim is a member of the Cleveland Youth Orchestra and a participant in the Cleveland Institute of Music young artists’ program.

Orchestra Features Baroque and Modern Music in Fall Concert

Lana Lagman, Staff Writer November 10, 2021

The auditorium was full of family and friends of orchestra musicians on Nov. 3rd for the first in-person concert since 2019.  This will be the last fall performance conducted by orchestra director...

Orchestra Director Lisa Goldman was recognized as teacher of the year by the OMEA. Photos by Isaac Kanterovich

Feel the Music

Amelia Port, Staff Writer March 23, 2018
The Beachwood orchestra has won a remarkable number of awards this year.
BHS Musical Ensembles Play With Cleveland Orchestra for Auditorium Opening

BHS Musical Ensembles Play With Cleveland Orchestra for Auditorium Opening

Dalia Zullig, Editor-in-Chief November 15, 2016

The renovated auditorium saw its first event on the evening of Nov. 5. The BHS Orchestra performed with the Cleveland Orchestra along with the choir and some of the band. Instrumental music teachers...

Tuning-up for Life

Tuning-up for Life

Jenny Shand, Staff Writer December 5, 2013

Shaina Wolinsky, a senior in the BHS band, started on the trumpet in fifth grade, switched to the double french horn and mellophone in ninth grade, then picked up the saxophone just for fun. She studies...

Orchestra Tunes Up For an Outstanding Year

Orchestra Tunes Up For an Outstanding Year

Jenny Shand, Staff Writer October 28, 2013

The high school orchestra is fairly large this year, with one of the classes containing over 70 students. Director Lisa Goldman finds the students hardworking and dedicated. “It's interesting to...

An Evening With the BHS Orchestra and Cleveland City Dance

An Evening With the BHS Orchestra and Cleveland City Dance

John Li, Staff Writer December 21, 2012

On the evening of Dec. 12, the Beachwood Orchestra performed their winter concert in the BHS auditorium. They performed excerpts from The Nutcracker, with several songs accompanied by dancers from Cleveland...

Music Students Move into New Wing

Music Students Move into New Wing

John Li, Staff Writer October 11, 2012

In mid-Sept., orchestra, band and choir students were excited to play for the first time in the new music wing. Music classes had been held in temporary quarters since the construction began, so music...

Orchestra Plans Action-Packed Season

Orchestra Plans Action-Packed Season

John Li, Staff Writer September 21, 2012

Students should get ready for cool beats, solid rhythm and dancing ballerinas brought by the BHS orchestra this semester. The orchestra, consisting of 96 students, is getting ready for two exciting...

This photo by Sam Lowenkamp shows one of the many holes in the band room.

And the Music Plays On…

October 22, 2009

By Staff Writer, Kaulin Hooper In the Surprise Symphony, a gigantic cymbal crash happens during the Andante. At BHS, every musical piece seems to have its own crash—but unfortunately for band and...

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