Fling

Fling

Pictured above left: In competition at age nine. Ask Hannah Wakelin if she can still do a Highland Fling, and the smile that creases her face most of the time becomes even wider. The Idyllwild Arts Academy Dance major from…

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Master

Master

Pictured above: Jacob Collier with Academy Music faculty members Don French, Chris Reba, Michael Quick, and Cecily Gardner On March 14, Idyllwild Arts Academy came to the rescue of people who’d missed the boat for Jacob Collier’s sold-out shows in…

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Out Of The Comfort Zone

Out of the Comfort Zone

Idyllwild Arts Academy’s already distinguished classical music faculty’s latest coup is the addition of violist Jonathan Moerschel of the Calder Quartet (calderquartet.com), whose “superb” work, according to The New York Times, “still provides fertile ground for innovation and surprise.” The…

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Shining

Shining

L. to r.: Idyllwild Arts Dance Chair Ellen Rosa Taylor, Andrea Chesley, Congresswoman Judy Chu, Gala organizer Susan Zhou For Andrea Chesley, the Idyllwild Arts Academy Admission Counselor for both Dance and Theatre, this month's "My Shining Star" Los Angeles…

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