On the Road Again. Probably Hwy 45 Mostly.

by Ryan Jerving, The Viper The Viper, His Famous Orchestra, his ukulele, his jug, his suitcase, and his liver all make their way to down to Lake Zurich, Illinois this Friday, Nov. 17, to offer up a pre-Thanksgiving cornucopia of musical nourishment to the students and families of the Lake Zurich Middle School North Orchestras. Read more about On the Road Again. Probably Hwy 45 Mostly.[…]

Newsletter (November 2017)

Upcoming Events DATE EVENT NOTES Saturday, Nov 4 ILMEA Festival Optional Event. Wauconda HS. All Day. Read more information at the ILMEA Festival page. Wednesday, Nov 15 U of I Orchestra Clinic Orchestra Field Trip to Niles West HS. 6th Grade Orchestra only. Perform with MSS. Friday, Nov 17 The Viper & His Famous Orchestra The Read more about Newsletter (November 2017)[…]

Newsletter (October 2017)

Upcoming Events DATE EVENT NOTES Thursday, Oct 5 Ork Bjord First Meeting The orchestra leadership group is meeting for the first time after school. Help make orchestra awesome! Thursday, Oct 26 Orchestra Concert Our first concert of the year! 7 PM @ MSN Cafeteria Saturday, Nov 4 ILMEA Festival Optional Event. Wauconda HS. All Day. Read Read more about Newsletter (October 2017)[…]

Newsletter (September 2017)

Upcoming Events DATE EVENT NOTES Thursday, Aug 31 Sectional Classes Begin Download the Sectional Schedule (2017-18) Wednesday, Sept 6 Prima Musica Auditions After School. Students will be able to take the late bus home. Let Mr. Broach know that you want to audition! Thursday, Sept 14 ILMEA Audition Registration Deadline to register for ILMEA Auditions Read more about Newsletter (September 2017)[…]

Maestro Lyra Conducts Beethoven

On Friday, May 26, the Chamber Orchestra had the distinct pleasure of performing under the baton of Maestro Lyra Broachdóttir. The orchestra members were attentive to her subtle yet emotive gestures as they performed with great care to fully express the composer’s intent. Maestro Lyra and the Chamber Orchestra opened with the First Movement of Beethoven’s Read more about Maestro Lyra Conducts Beethoven[…]

Orchestra Celebrates with Awards Banquet

Yesterday, the orchestra celebrated the end of the year at the annual Orchestra Awards Banquet. Together with band and chorus students, 251 students enjoyed an evening of fancy dinner, a DJ dance party, and awards ceremony. It was a great night to reminisce on the past year and recognize students for their stellar achievements! Award Read more about Orchestra Celebrates with Awards Banquet[…]

We came, we sang, we kicked tubs!

Hey, good people… The orchestra concert last night was a great time! It was a musical celebration featuring music for singing, dancing, loving, gondoliering, and dreaming. Oh yeah, and nightmares too. The orchestras prepared their music for the past few months and showed off their hard work last night with some memorable moments. They performed music Read more about We came, we sang, we kicked tubs![…]

Newsletter (May 2017)

Upcoming Events DATE EVENT NOTES May 9 The Viper Workshop #2 Our Composer in Residence, The Viper returns for a second workshop to check in on our progress of his music. May 18 The Viper Workshop #3 Yet again, The Viper returns for a third workshop to put the finishing touches on our evening performance. May 18 Read more about Newsletter (May 2017)[…]