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![…]

Newsletter (September 2018)

Upcoming Events Download the Orchestra Master Calendar for all Orchestra events. Please add these dates to your family calendar.   DATE EVENT NOTES Wed, Sept 5 Prima Musica Auditions After School. Students will be able to take the late bus home. Let Mr. Broach know that you want to audition! Thu, Sept 6 Orchestra Parent Meeting Read more about Newsletter (September 2018)[…]

…and it WAS another day.

by The Viper (original article at A couple weeks ago now, The Viper showed up on May 17, 2018 and did his duty as Composer in Residence with the Orchestras of Lake Zurich Middle School North under the direction of Mr. Riley Broach. You can read about this program and how we all approached it Read more about …and it WAS another day.[…]

Maestro Lyra Conducts “Wo Wo Wo Bt” & “Uppa Buv”

On Friday, May 25, the Chamber Orchestra had the distinct pleasure of performing for a second time under the baton of Maestro Lyra Broachdóttir. Once again, the orchestra members were attentive to her subtle yet emotive gestures as they performed with great care to fully express the composer’s intent. The performance started with Dada’s arrangement Read more about Maestro Lyra Conducts “Wo Wo Wo Bt” & “Uppa Buv”[…]

Orchestra Celebrates with Awards Banquet (2018)

On Wednesday, May 23, the orchestra celebrated the end of the year at the annual Orchestra Awards Banquet. Together with band and chorus students, 261 students enjoyed an evening of fancy dinner, a DJ dance party, and an awards ceremony. It was a great night to reminisce on the past year and recognize students for Read more about Orchestra Celebrates with Awards Banquet (2018)[…]