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

Monday, April 13, 2015

DGN Welcomes Frank Caruso

The North High Fine Arts Department welcomed jazz pianist Frank Caruso to campus today as a part of a two-day residency with the DGN Bands.  

Mr. Caruso, who teaches at Elmhurst College in addition to his professional performances in the Chicago region, presented workshops about jazz theory to members of the Symphonic Band, Wind Ensemble, and Concert Band today.  In addition, Mr. Caruso worked with students in the Jazz Lab Band and Jazz Ensemble in preparation for the 2015 "Sharing Is Caring" Jazz Concert to be held tomorrow evening, April 14th.  

Mr. Caruso returns to campus tomorrow to continue his residency, and work with students in small group lessons throughout the day.