Press Features

Portola Pilot: Audience ‘Hooked on a Feeling’ at Pops Concert

The annual Pops Concert took place in the performing arts theater on May 29 at 7 p.m., with all of the choir ensembles performing a wide spectrum of musical genres from pop rock songs such as “Hooked on a Feeling” to modern musical songs such as “Come Alive” from The Greatest Showman.


Portola Pilot: Marching Band is Rocking and Rolling into 2019 with Rush’s ‘Closer to the Heart’

Complete with wigs and ‘70s groove, performing arts teachers Desmond Stevens and Kyle Traska revealed the 2019 marching band theme, “Closer to the Heart,” a famous song by the Canadian rock band Rush.

Portola Pilot: First-Ever Jazz Night? No Treble

Flowers and dim candles adorned the tables, and swaying blues filled the air on April 20 as jazz musicians showcased a preview of their hard work and their trip to Reno on April 25-28.