Friday, March 24, 2017

"Spring (Break) Can Really Hang You Up The Most"

The @dgnbands Jazz Ensemble wishes everyone a safe and restful Spring Break!

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Band Banquet 2017 - Update!

An update has been emailed to all Band Students / Families. It has also been posted to Google Classroom, and may be accessed HERE.

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

DGN Tri-M Chapter - Inaugural Induction Ceremony

Congratulations to the founding members of North High's Tri-M National Music Honor Society as they were inducted this evening at a special ceremony held in the Clarence Johnson Auditorium.

The Tri-M Honor Society is a program of the National Association for Music Education which focuses on creating future leaders in music education and music advocacy. There are 1,800 chapters across all 50 states, involving more than 75,000 students.

A special thank-you is extended to faculty sponsor Ms. Jennifer Mullen for her leadership in organizing the nation's newest chapter of Tri-M, at DGN!

2016-2017 Inductees / Founding Members:

Ellie Banke
Emily Blanchard
Mary Bonanno
Josie Bondarowicz
Allison Burke
Jennifer Casey
Deanna Conklin
Maria D'Ambrose
Joseph Delorto
Sarah Durbin
Danielle Gonzales
Fumei Jackson
Ryan Knezevich
Amelia Korbitz
Cecilia Kowara
Hannah Kutchek
Jack Langan
Chloe Mason
Audrey McDaniel
Maggie Miller
Bryan Monk
Brendan Quealy
Nick Saba

Friday, March 17, 2017

Commotion In The Ocean!

Today the @dgnbands presented their 13th Annual Community Outreach Concert for a packed auditorium of nearly 1,000+ elementary school students from District 58 and District 68.  

This year's theme, "Commotion In The Ocean" featured music from the movie soundtrack of Titanic, “Under the Sea” from Disney’s The Little Mermaid, music from Pirates of the Caribbean, Moana, and several other water-themed selections. 

Want to see a video replay of the concert? Follow THIS LINK within the next 30 days!

Thursday, March 16, 2017

Congratulations DGN Bands!

Congratulations to the members of the DGN Concert Band, Symphonic Band, and Wind Ensemble, for terrific musical performances at this evening's March Band Concert.  Each ensemble played with artistry and passion.  

A special congratulations is extended to Senior Concerto soloists Zach McCoy (percussion) and Caleb Schmurr (trombone) for their stand-out performances with Wind Ensemble tonight.

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DGN Bands Concert Tonight!

The DGN Wind Ensemble, Symphonic Band and Concert Band will present a concert this evening in the Clarence Johnson Auditorium of North High School, beginning at 7:00 PM. This concert is free and doors open (General Seating) at 6:30 PM.  

Tonight's concert will be streamed live on High School Cube. Click HERE to be redirected to the broadcast. This same link will remain active for 30 days for re-broadcast viewing.

Monday, March 06, 2017

Winter Guard Sweeps Schaumburg Contest

Congratulations to the DGN Winter Guard on their 1st Place finish at the Schaumburg High School Winter Guard Contest this past weekend. The team's score of a 73.73 was an eight point increase over last week's score, and placed the team first in all adjudicated captions.

The 2016-17 DGN Winter Guard is clearly working with purpose determination and perseverance, making weekly improvements to the competitive show. We are proud of you Winter Guard!