The Halls Are Alive…with the Sound of Jazz

Jazz is alive and well at Bay! Over the last few weeks, Bay has hosted multiple on-campus events showcasing the art form and featuring musicians from across the West Coast. In mid-May, Bay hosted its second annual Jazz Fest, featuring the San Francisco Repertory Jazz Quartet (SFRJQ) and local middle school bands. To start the... Continue Reading →

Finding Inspiration: Addi ’15 on Discovering His Passions at Bay

When Addi ’15 transferred to Bay during his 9th-grade year, he wasn’t sure what he’d find at his new school. Now, in the middle of his senior year, the answer has become clear: he’s discovered his passions. From music to cross country, and US History to existentialism, Addi has pursued new subjects and stretched his... Continue Reading →

Intersession Highlights: Exploring Your Creative Side

From photography to music and from video to short stories, this year’s Intersession has a ton of ways to get your “creative” on! Bay students dig deep into their artistic passions during these week-long courses. Check out just a few of the creative courses offered in this year’s catalog.  Appreciation of Animation In this intersession,... Continue Reading →

Bay’s First Ever Jazz Fest

It don’t mean a thing if it ain’t got that swing! Last Thursday, The Bay School was certainly a-swing as students from three local middle school bands attended Bay’s first ever Jazz Fest. Students spent the afternoon participating in workshops with Tunnel Six, an international jazz group with members hailing from Canada and across the... Continue Reading →

Sound Sushi: Student/Staffulty Music Workshop with Songwriter Sophia Knapp

Arts instructor Ascha Drake recaps a recent music workshop.  On Wednesday, Jan. 22, visual artist and songwriter, Sophia Knapp, visited The Bay School to lead a songwriting workshop titled "Sound Sushi." Sophia lives in Los Angeles, and is a practicing musician, having released several albums and she has toured all over the world. Students, teachers... Continue Reading →

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