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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.


NIDO ADULT SOCCER ACADEMY

Are you a Nido parent, alumni, or staff who loves to play soccer, but doesn't have a way to play? Join us on Mondays and Thursdays evenings beginning March 12 for the Nido Adult Soccer Academy.

Welcome Back from MS Principal Shawe

I trust that your child enjoyed the summer break – traveling, reading (I hope!), sleeping a bit later – and that she/he returns home this week with a huge smile about the start of the new semester.

Welcome Back from ES Principal James

I am eager to greet students and families on the first day and hear all about the memories that were made during the summer vacation.

Welcome Back from EYS Principal Cota

I hope that you all had a wonderful summer of spending time with family, relaxing and reconnecting with one another in a rejuvenating environment.

NIDO PLACES 20TH IN CHILE'S PSU RANKING

The 21 National Plan students who recently sat for the PSU (Prueba de Selección Universitaria) earned Nido the 20th spot in the top 100 schools in Chile for PSU rankings.

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.

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