…and it WAS another day.

by The Viper (original article at theviper.org) 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.[…]

Reflections (March 2018)

We got through February & March in a blaze! The orchestra’s hard work paid off at our recent performances. On February 23, many students performed solos or in small ensembles at Solo & Ensemble Contest. Check out the performers who received perfect scores at the previous article, “Congratulations S&E Performers!“. Then on March 7, the Read more about Reflections (March 2018)[…]

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![…]

School House Rock!

Last night, at our annual Holiday/Pops Winter Concert the orchestra students rocked the house! Thank you to Mrs. McKenna Serowka, Mrs. Kerry Conrad, and Mr. Jeff Platt for performing with the Chamber Orchestra! Listen to the Concert! Chamber Orchestra (7th & 8th Grade) Sunshine of Your Love – Cream Electric Strings: Preston, Madeleine, Jason Electric Read more about School House Rock![…]

University of Illinois Orchestra Clinic (Field Trip)

Congratulations to the Intermezzo Orchestra on a successful performance at the annual University of Illinois / Niles West HS Orchestra Clinic! Members of the MSN Intermezzo Orchestra (6th grade) joined forces with the MSS Intermezzo Orchestra to form an orchestra of nearly 70 performers! The sound was robust and full of energy. Listening and Warming Up Read more about University of Illinois Orchestra Clinic (Field Trip)[…]

Fortissimo Frights!

Congratulations to the LZMSN Orchestras at a fantastically frightful concert last night! Dressed as goblins, devils, mad scientists, weeping angels, and much more, the performers from the Chamber Orchestra, Intermezzo Orchestra, and Prima Musica Ensemble put on a memorable performance! rIgor’s (pronounced “rye-gore”) debut performance as conductor of the orchestras was equally memorable – though I imagine one Read more about Fortissimo Frights![…]