Congratulations to Northside Prep's Symphonic Strings (made up of students in Intermediate, Concert and Chamber Strings) on their stellar performance at the 90th annual Chicago Public School's Band and Orchestra Festival.
All 3 adjudicators awarded the ensemble a Superior Rating with scores of 37 out of 40, 38 out of 40 and 37 out of 40, respectively.
SYMPHONIC STRINGS ENGAGED IN A CELEBRATORY FACE STUFFING SESSION AT
LOU MALNATI'S PIZZERIA (LINCOLNWOOD) AFTER THEIR PERFORMANCE AT THE
90TH ANNUAL CPS BAND AND ORCHESTRA FESTIVAL
Members of Northside's Chamber Strings traveled to Whitney Young High School to compete in the 2015 IHSA Organizational Contest on Friday, April 17th. Performing works by Vivaldi, Puccini and Kerr for a panel of 3 adjudicators, Joanne May (Elmhurst College), Ray Ostwald (York High School) and Tom Zelle (North Park University), Chamber Strings came away with superior ratings across the board - receiving scores of 37.9, 39.8 and 40, respectively.
Congratulations to the young musicians who worked tirelessly to prepare for this competition.
The music department is extraordinarily proud to announce that Northside Prep was the recipient of 4 awards at the Orlando Heritage Music Festival.
Having received adjudicator scores of 91, 95, and 91, respectively, the NORTHSIDE PREP CHOIR was awarded a GOLD MEDAL.
Having received adjudicator scores of 97, 98, and 94, respectively, the NORTHSIDE PREP ORCHESTRA was awarded a GOLD MEDAL.
The Northside Prep Orchestra was also the recipient of 2 additional awards:
Presented to ensembles that received a score of 92 or higher from each of the 3 adjudicators.
OUTSTANDING ORCHESTRA AWARD
Presented to the highest scoring orchestra at the festival. Northside competed against 6 orchestras - hailing from Arcadia, CA, West Palm Beach, FL, and Falls Church, VA.
Please congratulate the following students for their accomplishments:
Francesca Aleanor, Anna Alvarez, Summer Calvache, Yesenia Cardona, Michelle Chan, Sophia Chang-Stauffer, Sarah Chang, Hannah Ciesil, John Fleming, Anjan Ghosh, Israel Gomez, Leah Gomez, Margaret Grange, Declan Jones, Anna Kalinowski, Samira Kamal, Patrycja Kepa, Sabina Kim, Ruby LaPorta, Kevin Lee, Yiping Li, Kimberly Lu, Christian Luciano, Alliyah Lusuegro, Maeve Masterson, Margaret Mui, Elliot Phillips, Natalie Reid, Marlena Resnick, Agustin Romero, Sarah Scotese, Charlie Sell, Safiya Sirota, Andeline Snagel, Rachel So, Desiree Stypinski, William Su, Claudia Thiedmann, Kim Tran, Resseka Uy-Youkerd, Maya Van Lysebettens, Stephen Vergara, Natalia Walczak, Lydia Ward, Julia Wellisch, Rhayven White, Natalie Wilczek, Piotr Wojcik, and Maxwell Zhang.