Monday, March 20, 2017

D99 Vocal Honors Recital

Congratulations to the students of the North and South High School Choral Music Programs on their beautiful performances at the 2017 District 99 Vocal Honors Recital.

Special thanks and recognition is also extended to the Private Voice Instructors who mentor these outstanding musicians: Keith Bertrandt, Todd Diehl, Colleen Lingenfelter, Holley McKee, Jann Mochelle, Ingrid Mueller, and Stephanie Springer.

Sunday, March 12, 2017

Elise Cismesia - ACDA National High School Honors Choir

Congratulations to @dgnchoirs senior Elise Cismesia who was selected by competitive audition to perform this weekend with the American Choral Directors Association "2017 National High School Honors Choir" in Minneapolis, MN. Sining under the direction of GRAMMY-winning composer and conductor Eric Whitacre, Elise joined an elite ensemble made up of the most talented high school vocalists from across the United States.  This prestigious event culminated with two performances at Orchestra Hall in Minneapolis.  

Congratulations, Elise!  #WeAreDGN!












Tuesday, March 07, 2017

Vocal Festival Results - Vocal Honors Recital

Congratulations to all for an outstanding Vocal Festival.  Each of our clinicians complimented your work, both in terms of preparation and artistic impact.  You have so much to be proud of!

The following events were given Honorable Mention recognition by our clinicians:
Grace Costello
Kotomi Crabdree
Sarah Durbin
Deanna Fields
Liz Forassiepi
Lily Fosco
Jamie Gamonez

Maureen Kelliher
Ethan Kinnear
Maddie Klockner
Bella Mingey
Emma Moravec
Kate Neary
Callie Thomas
As you already know, the following events were selected to perform at last Tuesday afternoon’s runoff, an honors recital in its own right:
Ellie Banke
Elise Cismesia
Esther Farley
Travis Feldman
Danielle Gonzales
Fumei Jackson
Cecilia Kowara
Isabelle LaBianco
Jack Langan
Emma Larson/Claire Marino/Fletcher Peters Trio
Emma Larson
Lindsey LeBeda
Claire Marino
Lizzie McNamara
Olivia Morrow
Brendan Quealy
Emma Segrest
Sharon Stagaman
Caroline Weidman
Caroline Young

Finally, the clinicians selected the following events to represent North High School at the 2017 District 99 Vocal Honors Recital, to be held on Monday evening, March 20th, at 7:00 PM at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church.  Congratulations to the following performers:

Ellie Banke
Elise Cismesia
Danielle Gonzales
Cecilia Kowara
Jack Langan
Brendan Quealy
Sharon Stagaman

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Vocal Festival

Over 65 North High singers participated in our annual Vocal Festival today. Many thanks to our three clinicians, Mr. Lee Kesselman, Ms. Janet Reynolds and Ms. Michelle Wrighte, for providing our students with many amazing learning moments. It was a tremendous day of music sharing and growth.