Hildebrand Festival 2019

Hosted in the beautiful new theatre space at Sunset Ridge School in Northfield, IL, The Hildebrand Music Festival offers a 40-minute performance and clinic time with written comments. Information Permission / Confirmation Form – please complete and return to Mr. Broach Field trip during school. Attire: orchestra polo, black slacks/long skirt, dress shoes, dress socks/hose. We Read more about Hildebrand Festival 2019[…]

NIMCon Music Fest 2019

NIMCon Music Fest was formerly known as Organization Contest.  Information Packet Information Packet from host school (available closer to event). Confirmation Form – please print and return to Mr. Broach to let him know you are good to go! Repertoire Spring from The Four Seasons Bohemian Dance Bollywood Strings Chaperones Needed If you are available Read more about NIMCon Music Fest 2019[…]

A Message from The Viper

Hey, Orchestras of the Lake of Zurich and the Middle School of the North. Yes! This is the Viper, and beginning on April 27, I’ll be coming — I hope — to vipe avay some of the cobvebs in your musical brains as I drag you kicking and screaming into the strange and wonderful world Read more about A Message from The Viper[…]

Organization Contest 2018

Information Packet Information Packet from Beach Park MS. Repertoire Sinfonia in D – Johann Christian Bach Two Joyous Chorales – Johann Sebastian Bach Ancient Aires & Dances – Ottorino Respighi Chaperones Needed If you are available to chaperone, let Mr. Broach know asap (riley.broach@lz95.org). Also, we might need a van to follow us with large Read more about Organization Contest 2018[…]

Solo & Ensemble 2018

Big Hollow MS 26051 W. Nippersink Rd. Ingleside, 60041 Student Performance Schedule & Room Assignments On February 24, 2018, all 7th & 8th grade students and some 6th graders, will participate in Solo & Ensemble contest as part of the orchestra learning experience. Students may perform a solo if taking private lessons, or perform as part Read more about Solo & Ensemble 2018[…]

North StringFest (2016)

Welcome to StringFest! This is an excellent opportunity for orchestra students, family, and community members to witness the many stages of students’ performance ability ranging from 4th grade through 8th grade! Program Beginning Orchestra Ode to Joy Matthew’s March Sailor’s Song Frere Jacques Bile ’em Cabbage Down . Ludwig van Beethoven Allen, Gillespie, Hayes English Sea Read more about North StringFest (2016)[…]

Summer Orchestra

Mr. Broach will be teaching summer orchestra this year! Mrs. Reitsma, Mrs. Schmidt, and Mr. Polomchak will make also make an appearance! June 13 – June 30 Monday – Thursdays 8:30 – 10:00 AM) Current 4th Grade (incoming 5th Grade) 10:15 – 11:45 AM) Current 5th – 8th Grade What are we going to do? Play Read more about Summer Orchestra[…]

Simply Three Workshop

The electrifying trio of Glen McDaniel, Nick Villalobos, and Zack Clark, together known as Simply Three, has been captivating audiences worldwide with high-octane performances since 2010. Acclaimed as “having what it takes” (Boston Philharmonic) and “highly imaginative and well played” (Maine Today), Simply Three continues to receive praise for their ability to impress listeners with a multitude of genres that span from Puccini and Gershwin to artists such as Adele, Coldplay, and Michael Jackson.