The Review

Students and faculty attended the ISAS diversity conference on March 30.

Students, faculty attend ISAS Diversity Conference

Ashley Yen, Staff Writer April 15, 2019
Students and faculty went to Austin on March 30 for the inaugural ISAS Diversity Conference.
Sophomore Morgan Self, left, presents her series of large acrylic paintings.

ISAS Spotlight: From gouache to clay, visual artists try new mediums

Mia Fares and April 20, 2017
Visual artists had the chance to showcase their work and explore new mediums at the 50th anniversary of the ISAS Arts Festival.
ISAS Spotlight: Musician Parker Guinn

ISAS Spotlight: Musician Parker Guinn

Amy Liu and Mia Fares April 8, 2017
Visual arts and theater groups attended the ISAS Arts Festival April 6-8. Read about highlights and interesting artists.
Artists paint their own textiles.

ISAS: The arts festival experience

Iris Chen and Max Westmark April 20, 2016
Fine Arts groups showcased their skills and attended workshops at ISAS arts festival in San Antonio. Photo and video included.
ISAS Spotlight: SJS Wind Ensemble

ISAS Spotlight: SJS Wind Ensemble

Michael VerMeulen, Staff Writer April 14, 2014
The SJS Wind Ensemble electrified viewers with a half-hour concert of “Second Suite in F” by Gustav Holst and “The Music from Superman Returns” by John Williams and John Ottman. Keep reading for a video of the performance.
ISAS Spotlight: Samuel Hsieh

ISAS Spotlight: Samuel Hsieh

Amy Liu, Staff Writer April 14, 2014
Freshman Samuel Hsieh is the only clarinet player for the All Saints Tyler band from Tyler, Texas. Hsieh played “Canzonetta” by Gabriel Pierné for Solo and Ensemble at ISAS. Keep reading to watch a video of his performance.
St. Mark's melodica player surprises audience

St. Mark’s melodica player surprises audience

Gabe Malek and Chris Zimmerman April 9, 2014
Lead tenor saxophonist Nick Buckenham from the St. Mark’s School of Texas stunned the crowd with a surprise appearance on the melodica. Buckenham rehearsed for the first time two days before his performance.
ISAS Spotlight: Albuquerque Academy Violinists

ISAS Spotlight: Albuquerque Academy Violinists

Amy Liu, Staff Writer April 7, 2014
Junior Katja Vassilev and freshman Molly McCarthy from Albuquerque Academy, New Mexico, have a friendship as tight as their violin strings. Includes a video preview of their performance.
Kinkaid freshman Austin Karowsky performs

ISAS Spotlight: Austin Karkowsky

Amy Kang and Lydia Liu April 5, 2014
Kinkaid freshman and Coffee House performer Austin Karowsky served as an understudy for “The Sound of Music Live!” which aired on NBC, Dec. 5.
ISAS Spotlight: SJS Jazz Band

ISAS Spotlight: SJS Jazz Band

Gabe Malek and Max Westmark April 4, 2014
Accompanied by professional trumpet player Bob Odneal, the SJS jazz band powered their way through an hour-long performance of “Attitude Dance” by Tower of Power and “MacArthur Park” by Maynard Ferguson at ISAS, April 3. (Video included)
A two-time host of History Channel’s “Scrapyard Scavengers,” Mark “Scrap Daddy” Bradford creates his art not from paint and brush, but from scrap metal.

ISAS Spotlight: Mark “Scrap Daddy” Bradford

Irene Vazquez and Max Westmark April 4, 2014
Though the monstrous metal creature may look out of place in its current spot next to the Lower School Playground, this massive sculpture is the work of the “Scrap Daddy,” Mark Bradford.
Graffiti artist and founder of Aerosol Warfare, GONZO247 leads students in spray painting a blank white wall propped up against the fence in the plaza.

ISAS Spotlight: Graffiti Wall

Megan Shen, Staff Writer April 4, 2014

For GONZO247, spray painting is more than just a hobby — it’s a way a life. “The idea for my name came when I was living my life with graffiti art 24 hours a day, seven days a week,” he said. GONZO247,...

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