Newsletter (Nov 2019)

In School Visitors In the past few weeks, the orchestra has welcomed two visitors to our classroom. These visitors performed for us as well as told us about their musical journey. Students got a glimpse of the possibilities of musical careers and varied styles of music. Aniruddha Mukherjee Mr. Aniruddha “Ani” Mukherjee, visited the Chamber Read more about Newsletter (Nov 2019)[…]

Newsletter (October 2019)

Upcoming Events If you haven’t already, download the Orchestra Master Calendar for all Orchestra events. Please add these dates to your family calendar. DATE EVENT NOTES Thursday, Oct 24 Orchestra Concert Our first concert of the year! 7 PM @ MSN Cafeteria. Dress up in a Halloween Costume! Saturday, Nov 2 ILMEA Festival Congratulations to Sienna Read more about Newsletter (October 2019)[…]

Welcome Newsletter (August 2019)

Welcome! Welcome to a new year in Orchestra! The school year has begun and we’re going to have a great time in orchestra! I am excited about the opportunity to experience a wide variety of music with the students through the many activities we have planned. Orchestra at Middle School North is a unique experience in which its members Read more about Welcome Newsletter (August 2019)[…]

Music Videos

With only a few days left in school, the members of the Intermezzo Orchestra (6th graders) decided to record three of their favorite tunes from the year. We pulled out music all the way back from our October concert, brushed it up, and made some recordings! Check them out below…

Maestro Lyra & Assistant Hilde Conduct the Orchestra

On Wednesday, May 30th, the Chamber Orchestra had the distinct pleasure of performing for a third time under the baton of Maestro Lyra and her Assistant Hilde Broachdóttir. The orchestra played magnificently under their leadership. The orchestra performed four of Lyra’s favorite songs. Row, Row, Row Your Boat Over the Rainbow Twinkle, Twinkle Lyra Star Read more about Maestro Lyra & Assistant Hilde Conduct the Orchestra[…]

Doing All the Days with LZOrk

The following article is found in its original form at LZOrk Spring Concert: Thursday, May 16, 2019 | 7:00 p.m. | Lake Zurich Middle School North | 95 Hubbard Lane, Hawthorn Woods, IL 60047 | (847) 719-3600 For the fourth year running — they haven’t caught me yet! — The Viper has sprung the Spring as Read more about Doing All the Days with LZOrk[…]

Outstanding Performances!

Over the past few weeks, the orchestras have performed at various regional contests and clinics and have received great scores reflecting a job well done! The students have worked hard, paying careful attention to musical details such as: intonation, rhythm, dynamics, phrasing, and much more. Here are the results from the past few weeks of Read more about Outstanding Performances![…]