Monday, November 25, 2013
Members of the South High School Bands were treated today to a master class and performance by the Faculty Brass Quintet from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. In addition to world-class performances in each period, the students engaged in dialog about how to be a musician after high school, and, how to continue to be a life-long musician regardless of vocation. Special thanks to the UW-Milwaukee for sponsoring this appearance. For more information about the school, please click here.
Saturday, November 23, 2013
Congratulations to our District 99 honored musicians for their outstanding and inspiring performances this afternoon at the ILMEA District 1 Music Festival.
Appreciation and thanks are also extended to our District 99 Fine Arts Faculty, many of whom volunteer countless hours of service each year to the ILMEA. Faculty currently serving in ILMEA leadership roles include:
Bill Miller - District 1 Audition Recording Engineer
Jennifer Mullen - District 1 Orchestra Co-Chair
Beth O'Riordan - District 1 Choral Co-Chair
Craig Roselieb - State Vice-President, Jazz Division
Glenn Williams - District 1 Jazz Division Chair
Posted by Brayer Teague at 6:17 PM
District 99 is represented in impressive fashion at the Illinois Music Education Association District 1 Music Festival. Through competitive auditions held last month, dozens of DGN and DGS student musicians earned the honor and distinction of performing with the All-District Band, Choir and Orchestra this weekend. Congratulations to all our Trojan and Mustang stand-outs!
Posted by Brayer Teague at 11:01 AM
Friday, November 22, 2013
This short presentation provides information about Advanced Placement Course offerings at South High School in Downers Grove. Contact Glenn Williams, Fine Arts Department Chairman at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
Tuesday, November 19, 2013
Congratulations to the members of the 2013 Marching Mustangs for a fabulous season. The students, staff and parents associated with this premiere marching ensemble gathered this evening at South to celebrate the remarkable progress and improvement of the Marching Mustangs. We thank the members of the Class of 2014 for their dedication and work, and, we look forward to a bright future with the largest first year member class in recent memory.
Monday, November 18, 2013
Friday, November 15, 2013
If you are unable to join is live in the auditorium, you may follow the performance from a remote location on the High School Cube by clicking here.
Thursday, November 14, 2013
If you are unable to join us live in the auditorium at South High School this evening, please watch from afar by clicking on this link: DGS Wind Ensemble Invitational . Let's go Mustang musicians!
Tuesday, November 12, 2013
Monday, November 11, 2013
South High School Fine Arts is proud of every graduate, but, we take a moment to shine on these two former Marching Mustangs who are now performing with the Marching Illini. We extend a special congratulations to Callie Sorce and Sam Kotlicky for continuing in the marching arts after leaving DGS!
Friday, November 08, 2013
Thursday, November 07, 2013
Starting this year, we are broadcasting DGS Fine Arts events on the High School Cube. We are sending this information home to families ahead of the performance with the hope you'll share the links with out of town relatives and friends that will enjoy experiencing the performance via the internet stream.
As always, it is great for the student performers to play for a full, vibrant auditorium warm with receptive applause. Thanks in advance for your attendance in the auditorium in the coming week.
As a reminder, the 2013 Fall Bands Concert will feature the Concert Band, Symphonic Band and Wind Symphony. This concert is Tuesday, November 12th, 2013 at 7:00 PM. The 2013 Junior High/Wind Ensemble Invitational is Thursday, November 14, 2013 at 7:00 PM and will feature the DGS Wind Ensemble as well as the bands from Lakeview Junior High School and Eisnehower Junior High School.
Links to the High School Cube web cast are found below.
See you all next week,
Mr. Hensel, Mr. Roselieb and Mr. Williams
2013 Fall Bands Concert
2013 Junior High/Wind Ensemble Invitational
Monday, November 04, 2013
Internationally acclaimed guitarist and musician Muriel Anderson visited South High School today, performing and giving a master class for the students enrolled in Guitar I. Ms. Anderson is a D99 alumnus, and returns every Thanksgiving to share her experiences and musicianship with students, and, to encourage and promote attendance at her Homecoming Concert, which this year is on Saturday, November 30, 2013 at 8:00 PM in the Johnson Auditorium at North High School. We are grateful to Ms. Anderson for sharing her expertise and talents with our students each year!