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.
Saturday, February 27, 2010
Friday, February 26, 2010
Thursday, February 18, 2010
Kristiana Bonomo, Bernadette Calvino, Sabreena Damra, Katie Earl, Nicole Irwin, Rob Lott, Ellen McCammon, Ansley McLeod, Heather McNeil, Dan Meinhart, Padraic O'Connor, and Crystal Yi.
Thursday, February 11, 2010
The DGN Fine Arts Department offers a special note of thanks to our Applied Vocal Faculty for their dedication and assistance in preparing the students for today's festival.
Monday, February 08, 2010
worked with the DGN Wind Ensemble this evening from 6 - 8 PM in a
special rehearsal designed to introduce his new composition "Triple
Set." The Wind Ensemble will perform the world-premier of this new
major work on May 20, 2010.
Posted by Brayer Teague at Monday, February 08, 2010
Sunday, February 07, 2010
Friday, February 05, 2010
Thursday, February 04, 2010
Wednesday, February 03, 2010
The Downers Grove Music Club, in partnership with the District 99 Fine Arts Department, provided a music-education enrichment opportunity this morning for DGN student musicians. Ms. Marilyn Wilgocki, Director of Vocal Music and Handbell Choir at the Presbyterian Church of Western Springs, and the President of the Downers Grove Music Club, led a 60-min. 'before school' Master Class on conducting techniques.
District 99 is appreciative of the DGMC's outreach efforts, and their dedication to music education in our community.
Tuesday, February 02, 2010
The internationally acclaimed Northern Illinois University Jazz Ensemble will be in Downers Grove this Thursday, February 4, for a 7 PM concert at the Downers Grove South High School Auditorium. High School Jazz Bands from both DGN and DGS will open the show, followed by the NIU band and guest trombone soloist John Fedchock. Tickets may be purchased at the door.
Monday, February 01, 2010
The Winter Guard has already competed at three Team Dance Illinois regional Flag competitions this year. The team competes in both the Varsity Tall Flag and Varsity Lyrical Flag categories. This year the Tall Flag routine is set to music from Cirque du Soleil's Kooza and the Lyrical Flag routine is set to "Requiem for a Tower" from Lord of the Rings.
The team has earned the following awards at the three competitions they've gone to so far:
Schaumburg H.S. Competition: Lyrical Flag - 1st Place; Tall Flag - 4th Place. The team also earned the Artistic Excellence award for the top Artistic score of the day and a qualification to the State Competition in the Lyrical Flag category.
Plainfield East H.S. Competition: Lyrical Flag - 3rd Place; Tall Flag - 3rd Place
Palatine H.S. Competition: Lyrical Flag: 5th Place; Tall Flag - 2nd Place. The team also earned a State Qualification in the Tall Flag category.
In the coming weeks the team will be competing at the Athena Spectacular at North H.S. as well as the TDI State Competition held in Peoria on March 7th.