The Ojai Music Festival is a week long event with concerts taking place in different venues across the Ojai Valley. The Ojai Sunrise Concert, a sold out, early-morning concert took place in the in the Zalk Theater, with one act using sound and custom light mapping software that made the bulbs pulse along with the strings and percussion.
From Mozart, Maceo and Miles, to more contemporary tunes, students covered a lot of territory this semester with music chair Dave Cosby. Here are some short clips of today's final assembly performances.
From working in education and business, cooking and baking, working with animals, visiting far off places and communities, music, research projects and more, the class of 2015 truly fullfilled the Capstone mission which is to provide a rich educational experience, of their choosing, outside of the classroom.
Visiting Ojai, California from New York City, Ji followed his Sunday "Chamber on the Mountain" concert with a special performance Monday morning in the Besant Hill School Zalk Theater. Ji's playing was energetic, brilliant and inspiring. Watch the last 3 minutes of Ji's performance of an 11 minute piece by 19th century composer Maurice Ravel.
After reviewing a video sent in by Music Chair Dave Cosby, Besant Hill School advanced band members and special guests were selected to participate in Hard Rock Cafe's Youth on Stage event in Hollywood this Sunday, May 17.