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D211 Post: Fremd H.S. Wind Symphony Earns Consecutive SuperState Recognition

              Early in 2020, the William Fremd High School Wind Symphony submitted a recording for consideration in the annual SuperState competition.  Last week, the University of Illinois announced that for the second consecutive year, FHS was named as a Class 3-A recipient. This is also the school’s fourth time receiving this recognition.                Fremd High School Music Chair Matt Moore said that while the band was disappointed to hear that the annual festival was canceled, they are proud of their ...

D211 Post: Schaumburg Band Travels 4400 Miles …to Play in Schaumburg

            The Ernestinum Bigband, a student band from Schaumburg, Germany, will perform with the Schaumburg High School Jazz Ensemble October 6, as part of the German bands area visit.  The two bands will perform in the high school’s auditorium beginning at 7:00 p.m.             Schaumburg High School Music Department Chair Vinnie Inendino said he and his students are eager for the joint concert.             “We’re looking forward to the opportunity to get to know ...

D211 Post: Bluegrass Band Talks About Ambassadorship and Music at PHS

           Students at Palatine High School students had the opportunity to hear how bluegrass music and international relations are linked together when the Henhouse Prowlers addressed students in the Altergott Auditorim at Palatine High School, Jan. 22.             The band, based in Rogers Park, discussed their involvement in the Bluegrass Ambassadors program in which they travel throughout the world performing with local ensembles.  They told students about the working across language and cultural barriers.       &nbs...

D211 Post: PHS String Quartet Performs Impromptu Holiday Concert

Members of the Palatine High School String Quartet, under the direction of Music Dept. Chair Dung Pham, perform an impromptu holiday concert at the G.A. McElroy Administration Center Dec. 5. This video features four of the pieces performed.

PHS Orchestra to Participate in Augustana College Symphony Orchestra’s First Tour

The Palatine High School Orchestra will participate in the Augustana College Symphony Orchestra’s first tour when the college ensemble visits Messiah Lutheran Church (25225 W Ivanhoe Rd) in Wauconda, Illinois, Nov. 3.             PHS Orchestra Director Dung Pham said this will be a very exciting opportunity for her students.  She said the students will participate in a clinic with Dr. Daniel Chetel, Assistant Professor of Music at Augustana.             "The opportunity to work with high school students is very exciting," said Chetel.  "It allows ...