Wednesday, May 31, 2017
Congratulations to the students and staff affiliated with the Concert Band, Symphonic Band and Wind Symphony for preparing and presenting a tremendous Spring Band concert. Each ensemble performed challenging repertoire with fluency and artistry.
Special congratulations and a fond farewell to the members of the Class of 2017 who performed their final concert at South High School tonight. Your legacy is noticed and appreciated and you will be sorely missed next year and in the years to come.
If you were unable to join us in the auditorium tonight, please watch the archived replay on the High School Cube by CLICKING HERE.
Congratulations to the student musicians and directors affiliated with the 5 District 99 Jazz Ensembles that opened the Summer Concert Series for the Downers Grove Park District last night at Veterans Memorial Pavilion in Fishel Park. DGS Jazz Workshop, DGS Jazz Lab Band, DGN Jazz Lab Band, DGS Jazz Ensemble, DGN Jazz Ensemble, and the D99 Honors Jazz Band for a wonderful evening of music at Fishel Park! Thanks to the community members in attendance last night for supporting live jazz music in our community!
We bid a fond farewell to the graduating members of the Class of 2017 from both South and North. You've set an extremely high sonic bar for those left behind - best wishes in all of your future endeavors!
Tuesday, May 30, 2017
The concert, which kicks off the Downers Grove Park District Summer Concert Series, will feature jazz bands from both DGS and DGN.
Bring a blanket, a lawn chair, or both. Food may be purchased from local vendors, or bring your own!
Tuesday, May 23, 2017
Congratulations to the DGS Percussion Ensemble and Tropical Breeza Steelpan Ensemble for presenting their spring recital. The 11 students, directed by Dwayne Rawl and Patrick Rheingruber, prepared and presented a fabulous evening of percussion and steel pan music.
Monday, May 22, 2017
Thursday, May 18, 2017
Tuesday, May 16, 2017
Congratulations to the student musicians in the Freshmen Girls Choir, Chamber Singers, Freshmen Select Girls, Concert Choir, Treble Choir, Treble Ensemble and Madrigal Singers for presented a fabulous spring concert this evening. The repertoire ranged from Classical to Gospel, from Folk Song to Vocal Jazz, and, featured a student arrangement performed by Treble Choir.
Special congratulations to the members of the Class of 2017 performing this evening. This includes a special "shout-out" to Mrs. Coster, the most "senior" member of the Class of 2017.