Saturday, January 21, 2023
Sunday, January 15, 2023
Jazz Cafe 2023 was an absolute hit!
Jefferson, O'Neill, Eisenhower, and Lakeview bands joined us for a night of swingin' tunes.
Our very own Workshop Ensemble, Lab Band, and Jazz Ensemble sounded PHENOMENAL.
We can't wait to report back from our time at the Purdue Jazz Fest coming up next week!
Wednesday, January 11, 2023
Downers Grove South Junior High Choir Festival!
DGS Choirs invited singers from Lakeview Jr. High, Eisenhower Jr. High, O'Neill Middle School, and Jefferson Jr. High to join together as one for an amazing event. It was incredibly exciting to see the bright future of DGS Choirs and inspiring to be a part of such a beautiful experience for everyone!
Friday, November 25, 2022
Tuesday, November 22, 2022
Congratulations to the all of our amazing DGS vocal and instrumental student-musicians that were selected to perform in the Illinois Music Education Association District Festival. Students from across the Chicago region were selected by competitive audition to participate in day-long educational workshops with highly respected guest conductors, and present a culminating concert for family, friends, and educators.
Special congratulations to these students and a shout out to our wonderful faculty - Mrs. Belt-Roselieb, Mr. Hernandez, Mr. Kennedy, Dr. Pedroza, Ms. Hicks, Mr. Lowrey, and Ms. Zall as well as our entire community for supporting the endeavors of our amazing students.
Thank you to the faculty, staff and Music Education majors at Elmhurst University for welcoming our students to campus as the festival host site. Here are snapshots of some of the great moments that our students experienced throughout the day!
Monday, November 21, 2022
10 Student Musicians from South High School have been selected through competitive audition to participate in the 2022-2023 Illinois music Education Association Al-State Bands, Orchestras, and Choirs. Students summitted video auditions which were evaluated by a panel of adjudicators. The top placing scores participated in the District Music Festival, held on November 19, 2022. The top placing scores from District Festivals around Illinois earned a nod as All-State musicians. Congratulations to:
Sebastian Blanco(10) - Bass II
Gianna Caponigro(11) - Soprano I
Scott Conley(11) - Bass II
Maija Flannery(11) - Soprano I
Jack Melie(9) - Bass I
Abby Parson(11) - Alto I
Delaney Turner(12) - Alto I
Evangeline Selking(9) - Flute
Erika Andreshak(10) - Viola
Luidas Davies(12) - Violin II