Tag: music education

H-F musicians present at Illinois music conference

Homewood-Flossmoor High School was represented by members of the Viking Orchestra and by the Viking Jazz Ensemble at the Illinois Music Education Conference and All-State Festival Jan. 24 through 27 in Peoria. Viking Orchestra members violinist Allie Mangel, a senior, and violist Perry Hoag, a junior, were selected from the more[Read More…]

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30th Annual Jazz Fest Feb. 16 at Prairie State College

  Some of the area’s finest jazz musicians will be on   hand to teach at Prairie State College’s annual jazz   festival. (Provided photos) Prairie State College will present its 30th Annual Jazz Fest on Feb. 16 featuring top jazz artists. The program opens at 7:30 p.m. in the Barnes & Noble College Auditorium in the[Read More…]

Technology will help Hart students create and study music

Soon there will be a new way for students at James Hart School in Homewood to make music. Over the summer, Emily Kasper, Matt Johnson and Adrienne Olsen, music faculty at Hart, designed a new curriculum that will have sixth, seventh and eighth graders using technology to explore and create music[Read More…]

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District 153 music program offers students options in voice, band and orchestra

Homewood District 153 school board president Shelly Marks believes “students develop discipline when they practice an instrument, become team players when they are part of a band, orchestra or choir, and are able to explore something they are passionate about.”    You have reached content available exclusively to Homewood-Flossmoor Chronicle[Read More…]

Fall events

Saturday, Sept. 24

  • Homewood Fall Fest and Chili Cook-off, noon to 9 p.m. Chili tasting is open to the public for a donation from 3 to 5 p.m. Three live music performances, plus horse-drawn wagon rides, a pumpkin patch, crafts and other activities.

Saturday, Oct. 15

  • Dia de los Muertos in downtown Homewood. Details to follow.

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