Fine Arts @ DGN Mission

North High School endeavors to provide an enriching, vibrant, multidisciplinary environment for the study, creation, and presentation of the Fine Arts.

Monday, October 16, 2017

District 99/District 58 Orchestra Concert - TUESDAY NIGHT!

Join us in the North High School Auditorium on Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at 7:00 PM to hear the combined orchestras from District 58 and District 99 present "Music Moves Us," a concert themed around dance.  Admission is free and the public is cordially invited to attend!

DGN Musicians Earn 46 ILMEA All-District Honors

Student musicians from Downers Grove North High School earned an impressive 46 placements, by competitive audition, to the 2017 Illinois Music Education Association District Band, Choir, Orchestra , Jazz Band and Vocal Jazz Ensemble. Auditions were held on Wednesday, October 11 at Carl Sandburg High School. The top placing scores were selected for participation in the District Music Festivals, to be held during the month of November.

“Selection to the ILMEA All-District ensembles is a distinct and significant honor for a high school musician,” said Brayer Teague, Fine Arts Department Chairperson. “Our faculty is excited for these students who will now have the opportunity to collaborate with the most outstanding musicians in our region.”

The music faculty, private teachers, and sender school music teachers associated with North High School are proud to congratulate the following students who have earned ILMEA All-District Honors:

William Berberich (10) – Tenor I
Will Duellman (12) – Bass II
Sarah Durbin (12) – Soprano I
Cecilia Kowara (12) – Soprano I
Ben Kulat (11) – Bass I
Jack Langan (12) – Bass I
Lindsey LeBeda (12) – Alto II
Claire Marino (12) – Alto II
Kaylee McCarthy (12) – Alto II
Amber Moca (10) – Soprano II
Brendan Quealy (12) – Tenor II
Tess Quealy (10) – Soprano II
Amanda Smith (11) – Alto II
Harry Stagaman (11) – Tenor II
Caroline Widman (11) – Soprano II

Lucie Boyd (11) – Viola
Joseph Delorto (12) – Viola
Amelia Korbitz (11) – Violin
Megan Krause (10) – Violin
Parker McGuire (11) – Violin
Bryan Monk (12) – Violin
Braden Moore (10) – Cello 
Noah Pardue (9) – Viola
Catherine Ramsey (10) – Harp
Julia Szostak (9) – Cello
Jesse Wei (9) – Viola

Daniel Atwater (11) – Trumpet (Band)
Emily Blanchard (12) – Piccolo (Orchestra)
Jennifer Casey (12) – Euphonium (Band)
Emilija Irvin (10) – Bassoon (Orchestra)
Hannah Kutchek (12) – Flute (Band)
Ryan Knezevich (12) – Trombone (Orchestra)
Emma Krause (10) – Flute (Orchestra)
Chloe Mason (12) – Oboe (Orchestra)
Brian Perillo (11) – Euphonium (Band)
Miles Teague (10) – French Horn (Orchestra)

Jeremy Blumka (11) – Bass Trombone
Josie Bondarowicz (11) – Double Bass
Kevin Griffin (12) – Trombone
Ryan Knezevich (12) – Trombone
Kaylee McCarthy (12) – Trombone
Ish Mistry (10) – Trombone
Jonathan Orjala (10) – Trumpet
Miles Teague (10) – Piano
Marz Tingzon (12) – Baritone Sax

Jamie Gamonez (12) – Soprano

Saturday, October 14, 2017

Crosstown Classic 2017

Congratulations to the members of the DGN Trojan Marching Band, the DGS Marching Mustangs, the combined Choirs of District 99, the DGN Athenas and the DGS Fillies for entertaining performances and spirited collaboration at the 2017 Crosstown Classic!

Many thanks are extended to the students, staff and volunteers of the DGS Fine Arts Department and Marching Mustangs for their warm and welcoming hospitality. The Trojan Marching Band looks forward to hosting you in the Fall of 2018!

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Band-O-Rama Uprising!

Congratulations to the members of the 2017 Trojan Marching Band and Varsity Athenas for their high-energy Band-O-Rama concert tonight!

YouTube Live Stream of DGN Band O Rama 2017

Live Stream of Band O Rama 2017

Band O Rama Tonight!

DGN's annual indoor Marching Band show, Band O Rama, is tonight at 7 PM in the Purple Gym of North High School. Don't miss this high-energy showcase of the DGN Trojan Marching Band and Varsity Athenas!

Monday, October 09, 2017

Purdue Varsity Glee Club Concert

The DGN Chamber Choir was honored to share the stage with the Purdue Varsity Glee Club this past Saturday (10/7) night.  There were so many great sounds, and a great time was had by all.  We were especially happy to welcome back PVGC member and Purdue senior Erik Jensen to his Alma Mater!

Friday, October 06, 2017

DGN Band Welcomes Junior High/Middle School Musicians

Congratulations to the Trojan Marching Band as well as our guest musicians from Herrick, Jefferson, and Westview Hills - for their outstanding performance at tonight's
DGN Football Game!

Tuesday, October 03, 2017

DGN Fall Choir Concert - Off To A Great Start!

Congratulations to the members of the DGN Choirs on their outstanding performance at the 2017 Fall Choir Concert!

Monday, October 02, 2017

DGN Fall Choir Concert - Tuesday Night!

Don't miss the 2017 DGN Fall Choir Concert on Tuesday, October 3. The concert will begin at 7 PM in the Clarence Johnson Auditorium and will feature Freshman Choir, Concert Choir, Treble Choir, A Cappella Choir, Concert Singers, Treble Ensemble, Chamber Choir, and All Access.

Out-of-town family and friends may tune in to a Facebook Live video stream on the DGN Fine Arts Facebook page.

Saturday, September 23, 2017