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[…]

…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.[…]

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”[…]

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[…]

Newsletter (April 2018)

Upcoming Events DATE EVENT NOTES Friday, Apr 27 Composer in Residence Workshop #1 The Viper, our composer in residence, workshops with both orchestras and in 8th grade lessons. Tuesday, May 9 Composer in Residence Workshop #2 The Viper returns to workshop with both orchestras, in 6th grade lessons, and with Prima Musica. Thursday, May 17 Read more about Newsletter (April 2018)[…]

Newsletter (March 2018)

Upcoming Events DATE EVENT NOTES Wednesday, Mar 7 North StringFest String Festival with Middle School and Elementary Orchestras Saturday, Mar 10 Organization Contest Chamber Orchestra performing at Regional Contest Thursday, May 17 Final Concert Final concert of the year.  Wednesday, May 23 Awards Banquet Celebrate our Achievements in Orchestra.   North StringFest We are gearing Read more about Newsletter (March 2018)[…]

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[…]

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)[…]