The 43rd Annual District 300 Choral Festival is just around the corner. Join us on Monday, October 20th at the Blizzard Theater on the Campus of Elgin Community College for an evening of delightful choral music. Middle and High School students will celebrate the music of Thomas, Forrest, Byrd, and Zimmerman.
Featured conductors for this evening include Dr. Barrington Coleman and Mrs. Amy Branahl.
Doors open at 6:15pm and tickets can be purchased at the door for $7.
Community Unit School District 300, Spring Hill Mall, and the Dundee Township Park District have finalized the schedule for the 2nd Annual Multicultural Festival on Sunday, October 19 from 11am to 5pm at Spring Hill Mall. The festival is free and open to the public.
The 2nd Annual Multicultural Festival Schedule:
11:00am: Opening ceremony featuring The Parade of Nations
11:30am: Los Chinelos performs traditional dances from the Mexican States of Morelos and Puebla
Orchestra students from Algonquin, Carpentersville, and Dundee Middle Schools, along with students from Dundee-Crown High Schools will share their collective talents in District 300's Eastside Orchestra Festival.
The Liberty Elementary School Chorus, an after-school vocal group comprised of 46 fifth-grade students, welcomed Dr. Maria Kanyova as a guest presenter during its regular rehearsal on Wednesday, October 1st.
A widely-acclaimed soprano, actress, vocal professor at the University of Kansas School of Music, and mother of three current District 300 students, Dr. Kanyova shared her performance background, education, and love of music with a wide-eyed, enthusiastic audience.
District 300 would like to invite community members to a special celebration of orchestra music. On September 24, orchestra students from Hampshire Middle School, Westfield Community School, Jacobs High School, and Hampshire High School will share their collective talents during the Westside Orchestra Festival at 7pm at Jacobs High School.
The Westside Orchestra Festival will feature 156 students in grades 7 through 9 playing the work of music masters Beethoven, Holst, Mozart, and many others.