Paly Theater prepares to perform “The Odyssey”

Choir participates in annual fall concerts

Palo Alto High School’s art department has been busy putting on various events such as the fall choir concert, the Fall Band Festival, and the theater department is currently working on getting ready for its newest upcoming play, “The Odyssey.”

Paly’s theater has been preparing for its upcoming production of “The Odyssey” and will be directed by Kathleen Woods.

Performances will be held on Nov. 6, 7, 12 and 13 at the Paly Haymarket Theater. Tickets, which can be purchased online or at the door, are $7 for students and seniors and $10 for adults.

On Oct. 18, Paly’s Concert Choir participated in Compline, a performance held at Stanford University’s Memorial Church. This event gave choir the opportunity to showcase their talent during the 30-minute performance.

Paly’s choir also held its annual fall concert on Oct. 25 at the Grace Lutheran Church in Palo Alto. The theme of this concert was “Gems,” including music from Randall Thompson, J.S. Bach, Moses Hogan, William Byrd, Claudio Monteverdi and more.

The concert also featured performances from other Paly choral groups such as Madrigal Singers, Spectrum Singers, Beginning Choir and Men’s Chorus along with special appearances by pop a cappella groups

On Oct. 27, Paly’s band participated in the annual Fall Band Festival held at Jordan Middle School. This event gave Paly students an opportunity to collaborate along with the Jordan Symphonic Band.