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.

Thursday, June 19, 2014

Follow the D99 Orchestra on Tour!

The D99 Orchestra's 2014 European Tour has officially begun, and we invite you to follow the orchestra as they perform in Croatia, Austria, and Germany.  Student and staff bloggers will be reporting and sharing pictures along the way.

Tour Blog:


or @D99Orchestra

And they're off!

The District 99 Orchestra departed this morning for their two-week European Tour!  

Thank you to Ms. Jennifer Mullen for her efforts to coordinate this chapter of our ongoing International Exchange with the city of Bietigheim-Bissingen, Germany.  

64 students/staff, and 1 lost library book from the Ludwigsburg Library, are now en route to O'Hare for departure!







Thursday, June 12, 2014

D99 Orchestra Prepares for European Tour

Members of the District 99 European Tour Orchestra are in a week of intensive rehearsals preparing for their departure next week.  



Sunday, June 08, 2014

D99 Musicians in the CYSO

Five District 99 Fine Arts students (including two recent graduates) were featured this evening in an exceptional concert at Millennium Park in Chicago.  Ben Casey, Tim Edwards, Andrew Molina, Liam Morgan, and Amelia Smerz are all members of the prestigious Chicago Youth Symphony Orchestra, and performed tonight with Blue Man Group in a concert that featured works for the orchestra's upcoming tour to China.

Congratulations to these dedicated student musicians as they share their talents with one of the nation's premiere youth orchestras.

Friday, June 06, 2014

DGN Fine Arts Congratulates the Class of 2014!

The DGN Fine Arts Department extends a heartfelt congratulations and bids a fond farewell to the North High School Class of 2014.  Specifically, we acknowledge the artists in sight and in sound who set high standards throughout their academic journey and leave behind a legacy of high achievement and artistic excellence.  We wish you each great success in your future endeavors, and encourage you to return to your Alma Mater and visit frequently!  

If you are unable to celebrate locally with the graduating class, you may view the ceremony on the High School Cube by clicking the link below:

North High School Commencement 2014

Thursday, June 05, 2014

Chamber Choir Farewell Conceet

This evening's Chamber Choir Farewell Concert was a wonderful celebration and affirmation of tremendous musical accomplishment. Congratulations to the Chamber Choir, as well as Dr. Piekarz, for a memorable retrospective of literature featured throughout dozens of performances this year.

Monday, June 02, 2014

All Access Lunch Concert

Congratulations to the students of the DGN All Access Choir for a fantastic lunchtime performance today!  All five songs were sung with passion and heart.  Everyone in attendance loved the music, as evidenced by the standing ovation!  

Well done All Access.  Bravo!