The Review

Darrell Parrish retires after 27 years of service

Darrell Parrish plays a guitar accompaniment for choir at Candlelight in December 2018.

Fareen Dhuka and Ella Chen

May 21, 2020

After 27 years as the Wind and Jazz Ensemble Director at St. John’s, Darrell Parrish is retiring this May.

Band members hold car parade, say farewell to Darrell Parrish

Band Director Darrell Parrish is retiring after teaching at SJS for 26 years. Students held a car parade for Parrish on April 15 to bid him farewell.

Indrani Maitra, Copy Editor

April 24, 2020

Band Director Darrell Parrish is retiring after teaching at SJS for 26 years. Students held a car parade for Parrish on April 15 to bid him farewell.

Make Up Your Mind: River Whyless’ “Kindness, A Rebel”

River Whyless' 2018 album

Sophia Kontos, Online Editor-in-Chief

September 27, 2018

Whyless Rivers' 2018 album "Kindness, A Rebel" features foot-tapping instrumentals and poignant lyrics.

Special Music: Claremont Heir performs “Buddy Holly” by Weezer

The five freshmen have become close friends thanks to the band.

Megan Chang, Jack Shea, and Alex Tinkham

September 5, 2018

Five freshmen formed a rock band known as Claremont Heir in May 2017. Watch the band perform "Buddy Holly" by Weezer.

Fine Arts concerts show off all ensemble levels

November 8, 2017

In the middle of October, choral, orchestra and band ensembles of all levels performed musical pieces.

Snail Mail’s Lindsey Jordan opens up about her journey

Lindsey Jordan, chief songwriter for Snail Mail, performs at Walter's.

Lilah Gaber, Social Media Editor

August 3, 2017

Lindsey Jordan of the rock band Snail Mail discusses her experiences as a young woman in the music industry.

Banana Blender band legacy lives on

Members of Banana Bender Surprise lounge next to their brown Suburban, the Brown Chariot. Band members included (from left to right): Jason Barker ('89), Allen Hill, Conrad Choucroun ('94), David Beebe and Gerard Choucroun ('89).

Izzy Andrews, Staff Writer

April 19, 2017

Hear some of the greatest hits from the Houston band Banana Blender Surprise. Three of the five members are St. John's alumni.

Duson takes center stage with pop-punk band

Senior Will Duson plays the electric guitar. Duson and the other members of 3rd Denial have performed at venues like House of Blues and Numbers Night Club.

Cara Maines, Assistant Online Editor

January 21, 2014

With an EP on iTunes, a possible tour planned for this summer and concerts at the House of Blues, 3rd Denial is establishing a name in the Houston music scene.

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