The Tam News

School House Rock

School House Rock

By Josie Spiegelman, Niulan Wright, Zoe Cowan, and Leah Fullerton

April 5, 2019

Ciara Rooke What inspires you to make music? Nothing really inspires me, I just kind of have to do it. Like [I] always go to the piano once a day. Whenever I take breaks from my homework I’ll go to the piano, or whenever I have any free time I’ll just play music or listen to music. Why do...

Artist of the Issue: Annie Blackadar


By Megan Butt

November 5, 2015

At the age of three, freshman Annie Blackadar entered the monumental world of music after observing a violin class. “There was a beginner’s violin course after my [beginner’s music] class  and I would stay and watch them,” Blackadar said. “I asked my parents if I could play violin.” He...

The Jetsonettes: Merging Feminism and Music

TWO-WOMAN BAND: Juniors Nicole Cochary and Daisy Meisler are both vocalists, while also playing guitar and bass, respectively.

By Holly Parkin

May 18, 2014

Juniors Nichole Cochary and Daisy Meisler have found a way to bring two of their passions together, combining feminism and music through their band, the Jetsonettes. Founded in mid-2013, the Jetsonettes already have a growing set of original songs written and performed by Cochary and Meisler, who play guitar and bass, respectively. The two are a good ...

Band Class Performs in Semester Concert

MAXIMUM VOLUME: Seniors Ryan Adams, Mitchel Wong and Matthew Tarantino (vocals/guitar, bass, and drums, respectively) perform “Aneurysm” by Nirvana at the band class concert.

By Chris Yip

December 16, 2012

The Tam Guitar and Percussion class performed in Caldwell Theater on December 6, showcasing music ranging from “ballads to rock songs,” according to senior Kel Mandigo-Stoba, one of the night’s emcees. “It was an eclectic, enjoyable mix of talented performances,” Tam English teacher...

Q&A with Tam band Satellites Don’t Blink

Q&A with Tam band Satellites Don’t Blink

By Trevor Perelson

November 23, 2011

Aggressive jazz funk and moshable acid jams are some of the ingredients that should be thrown into the description of one of Tam High's hidden musical treasures, Satellites Don’t Blink. This compilation of Mill Valleys finest odd bugs has merged together to create the unique sound that creeps from our va...