Chatham Choral Ensemble concert is Dec. 16 in Homewood

The Chatham Choral Ensemble will present a concert at St. Andrew United Methodist Church, 18850 Riegel Road in Homewood, on Saturday, Dec. 16, as part of a dinner and concert program.

H-F High asks community for input on expansion plans

The District 233 school board is hoping to get feedback through Nov. 17 on its survey of proposed plans for additions to Homewood-Flossmoor High School.

James Hart School bands fall concert is Tuesday

The James Hart School Bands will present their annual Fall Concert on Tuesday, Nov. 7, at 7 p.m. at the school, 18820 Morgan Ave. in Homewood.
The performance will feature a varied repertoire for the sixth-grade varsity band and the seventh- and eighth-grade combined symphonic band. 

9 Hart musicians selected for festival performance

  District 153 student musicians performing
  at the IMEA District 1 Festival on Saturday are,
  from left, Kaitlyn Bolton-Shannon, band;

Parker music students chosen for ILMEA festival

Seven Parker Junior High School students have been chosen to participate in a statewide musical festival on Nov. 4. The District 1 Music Festival, hosted by the Illinois Music Education Association Elementary and Junior High Division, is taking place at Lincoln-Way Central High School in New Lenox.

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 in the required six-week General Music classes. 
The curriculum also aligns with national and state standards for music, Olsen said.

Homewood Fall Fest and Chili Cook-Off to feature 'Pets on Parade' benefit auction

Fall is chili time, and that means it's time to taste the best chili area chefs can concoct. Homewood 16th annual Homewood Fall Fest will take place on Martin Avenue in downtown Homewood from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 16.

Singers invited to audition with Grande Prairie Singers

The Grande Prairie Singers will hold open auditions for all new singers on Saturday, Sept. 9, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Grace Church, 266 Somonauk in Park Forest.

Marian Catholic Band part of opening ceremonies at Sox game Aug. 26

The Marian Catholic High School Marching Band, a seven-time Bands of America Grand National Champion and Class 3A State Champion for 37 consecutive years, will open the Chicago White Sox game on Saturday, Aug. 26, by performing the Star Spangled Banner from center field. 
It is also Star Wars Night at Guaranteed Rate Field, and the band will play the Star Wars “Imperial March” as they lead fans in a parade around the field.

Acoustic Music Festival set for Aug. 26

Nearly a dozen entertainers will be featured at the Southland Acoustic Music Festival on Saturday, Aug. 26, in Park Forest.
The 1 to 7 p.m. program will be on the grounds of the Unitarian Universalist Community Church, 70 Sycamore Drive. The music performances are set for outdoors, but will move inside in case of inclement weather.


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