Crickets chirp, only interrupted by an eerie, lonely guitar riff. The strings are played as if
by themselves, simultaneously contradicting each other and harmonizing perfectly. Suddenly, a
few short blasts from a harmonica take control, and then just as quickly dissipate as if they
were never there, leaving the listener yearning for more. Another few notes from the harmonica, and then Dylan’s voice sweeps over his audience, managing to be rough and soothing all at once.
“Preacher was a talkin’, there’s a sermon he gave/ He said every man’s conscience is vile and depraved/ You cannot depend on it to be your guide/ When it’s you who must keep it satisfied.”
With such beautiful music, it is no wonder the lyrical mastermind that is Bob Dylan won the Nobel Prize for literature this year.
In October of 1961, 20-year-old Bob Dylan signed with Columbia Records, launching his extremely successful career. However, Dylan did not immediately become popular, as his first
album with Columbia, “Bob Dylan,” failed to make any profit. Many suggested that Dylan should
back out of his deal with the record company, but he stuck with it, and his decision eventually
Around thirteen years ago, a little boy in Iowa started playing the violin because of his mother. He would soon move to Logan, Utah and attend Logan High. David Kim, a senior, is one of the seven musicians performing in the annual Concerto Night at Logan High. This will be Kim’s second time showcasing his skills, and he will be playing “Winter” by Vivaldi on the violin.
Along with Kim’s performance, six other musicians played: Raymond Li (violist), Nalani Mattias (vocalist), Kristina Carter (vocalist), Emma Cardon (cellist), Christina Blanchard (pianist), and Sam Armstrong (wind player). These talented artists took the LHS auditorium stage on February 8, 2017 from 7:30-9:00 PM.
"If I were to describe myself while I’m playing, I’d like to be considered as a romantic and a crowd pleaser."