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Orchestra at LZMSN

artists express through music

The orchestra program at Lake Zurich Middle School North offers students an opportunity for personal growth and enrichment through the study of orchestral music literature, string performance, and music history. The curriculum will emphasize proper performance technique, study of music literature and history, and the exploration of musical expression through performance, composition, and improvisation. Students explore technology in music through amplification, effects processing, recording, and much more.

  • students strive to convey the composer's intent

  • students work to refine tone, phrasing, intonation, rhythm, articulation, dynamics, balance, and blend

  • students collaborate with peers towards a common goal

  • students have a unique experience in music, unlike any other subject taught in school, music educates feeling

Ensembles & Director

read about the ensembles and our director

Chamber Orchestra

Grades 7 & 8
Chamber Orchestra is comprised of 7th & 8th Grade students that are typically in their fourth and fifth year of music instruction.

Intermezzo Orchestra

Grade 6
Intermezzo Orchestra is comprised of 6th Grade students that are typically in their third year of music instruction.

Prima Musica

Auditioned Ensemble
Prima Musica is an auditioned ensemble that meets once a week after school. Students are required to learn much of the challenging music on their own outside of rehearsal.

Mr. Riley Broach

Director
Masters of Education from Northwestern University. Bachelors of Education & Performance from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

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