Advanced Rock On Rocks the Stage

Thursday, May 5—The Performing Arts Department enthusiastically featured Advanced Rock On and their rousing performance of six songs in front of a live audience in the David E. and Stacey L. Goel Theater. 

In the spirit of true collaboration, a tech crew of students in Classes II - VIII supported the show by managing all elements of lighting, sound, and even used a smoke machine for special effects. Faculty members and Illumina also contributed musically to the performances that brought everyone to their feet. 

Advanced Rock On performers, taught by Ms. Brady-Lopez:
Mina Feldman ’25 - electric guitar
Aimy Huynh ’24  - lead vocals
Talya Le ‘24  - drums and accordion
Ana Sophia Leissner ’22 - production manager
Niko Matsuzaka ’24 - lead vocals
Beatrix Picotte ’24 - electric bass
Sofia Robinson ’24 - keyboard
Prudence Sullivan ’24 - electric guitar and lead vocals
Caitlin Wang ’25 - violin
Tech Crew, directed by Andres Puigo:
Ellaine Ban ’28
Hailey Duan ’28
Cindy Jin ’28
Katherine Danik ’25
Sophia Fleishman ’25
Vanessa Paige ’24
Jessica Wu ’24
  1. "Johnny B. Goode" by Chuck Berry featuring Mina Feldman (guitar soloist)
  2. "I Want You Back" by the Jackson 5  
  3. "Vienna" by Billy Joel featuring Sofie Robinson (piano solo), and a duet by Caitlin Wang (violin) and Talya Le (accordion)
  4. "Chameleon" by Herbie Hancock with special guests Ms. Labieniec (flute), Mr. Wensink (trombone), and soloists in order: Sofie Robinson (piano), Caitlin Wang (violin), Talya Le (drums), and Mina Feldman (electric guitar)
  5. "R U Mine?" by Arctic Monkeys featuring Prudence Sullivan (vocal soloist), Mina Feldman (guitar solo)
  6. "Stairway to Heaven" by Led Zeppelin with special guest Ms. Connor (violin), Mina Feldman (guitar solo), and a surprise performance by Illumina (taught by Mr. Marshall)