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Chamber Music Fest 2017


Nido de Aguilas to pleased to present the 2nd annual Chamber Music Fest. This year's festival participants include 35 Nido students from the Elementary, Middle, and High schools as well as students from Weston Academy.

The Chamber Music Fest is two days of workshops and master classes for participants on November 21 and 22, followed by a final concert in the Nido de Aguilas Theater on Wednesday, November 22 at 6pm. Selections featured in the concert include the Famous "Second Waltz from Suite Orchestra" by Dmitri Shostakovich, the well-known "Turkish March" by Ludwig van Beethoven, "Violin & Oboe Concert" by Johann Sebastian Bach; and many more.

The clinicians leading the master classes are Lee Ann Edwards (Flute and Recorder, USA), Anna Wiesner (Cello, Poland), Maria Carmen Garcia (Cello, Chile), Justin Gibbs (Trumpet, UK), Milan Nenin (Guitar, Serbia), Caroline Maiava (Piano, Strings, Voice, NZ), Marta Mackiewicz (Violin, Poland), Aoise O'Dwyer (Violin, Ireland), Cristina Rodriguez (Piano, Chile/UK), and Erick Delgado (Clarinet, Chile). Master classes are open to the public to observe, and the schedule may be seen here. We hope many from our community will take advantage of this opportunity and join us for the final performance on Wednesday, November 22 at 6pm.

The Nido Chamber Music Fest is sponsored by Con Tutti and Yamaha. Both will be on the 2nd level of the Arts Building (cafe area) and parents and students may bring in their instruments for maintenance or browse their selection of instruments and instrument parts for purchase.


High School Principal Announcement

Nido recently conducted a worldwide search to select a High School Principal for the 2018-2019 academic year and is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Kate McKenna to the position of High School Principal beginning in July 2018.

Financial Aid for 2018-2019

We are pleased to announce the application period for Nido's financial aid program is now open for families wishing to apply for the 2018-2019 school year.

Headmaster Transition

The Board of Directors at the International School Nido de Aguilas has announced that Dr. Ralph Maurer will be departing Nido with his family in December 2017, and Assistant Headmaster and High School Principal David Perry will become Acting Headmaster.

Nido Featured by WIDA

Nido was the focus school of the month in WIDA's November newsletter. Several faculty members at Nido have actively participated in WIDA research for developing new tools to further guide instruction and assessment with early learners in international settings.

Improv Show & Drama Fest

This week will feature two events showcasing a semester's work from several Drama classes.

Chamber Music Fest 2017

Nido de Aguilas to pleased to present the 2nd annual Chamber Music Fest on November 21 and 22.

Light Up the Night 2017

Whether you're currently in the Nido Community or not, ALL are invited to Nido's annual community walk for cancer, Light up the Night on Friday, December 1, 2017, 8:00 pm to midnight.

NPA Staff Appreciation Lunch

Last Friday, November 3rd, we celebrated the Staff Appreciation Lunch, hosted by the Nido Parent Association.

Outdoor Education in the EYS

Throughout the year the EYS has different learning opportunities that allow students and teachers to utilize the back hills of Nido's campus to extend the learning to the outdoors.

Kermess 2017

The entire Nido community is invited to Kermess, our largest event of the year, on Saturday, November 18, 11:00am - 4:30pm.


HS Principal Candidate Meeting

Parents are invited to meet the first candidate for High School Principal this Thursday, October 26 from 3:15-4:00pm in Room 16.

Nido Music Fest Results

Last week we welcomed students from 16 different schools to perform for Nido Music Fest.

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