H-F High School announces May fine arts events

2014-05-08T00:00:00Z H-F High School announces May fine arts eventsFor The Times nwitimes.com
May 08, 2014 12:00 am  • 

FLOSSMOOR | The month of May offers several community fine arts events featuring Homewood-Flossmoor Community High School students. The campus is at 999 Kedzie Ave. For more information, call or click: hfhighschool.org, (708) 799-3000.

• Spring Instrumental Concert: at 7 tonight in the H-F Mall Auditorium

This free community concert will feature H-F's Concert Band and Percussion Ensemble at 7 p.m., followed by the Symphonic Band and Wind Ensemble at 8:15 p.m. Highlighted works include "Alligator Alley," "Festivo," "Fanfare for the Third Planet," "Chorale & Shaker Dance," "Undertow," "Melody Shop," "Vesuvius," "Godzilla Eats Las Vegas" and "Stormbreak."

 • Spring Jazz Concert: at 7:30 p.m. May 14 in the H-F Mall Auditorium

This free concert will feature works by Dizzy Gillespie, Stevie Wonder, Lee Morgan and Gordon Goodwin.

• Theatre Seminar Showcase: An evening of short performances: at 7:30 p.m. May 15  in the H-F Mall Auditorium

JR Rose’s acting students will culminate their class with this free public showcase.

 • 16th Annual A.P. Studio Art Exhibition:  from 6 to 9 p.m. May 16 at Union Street Gallery, 1527 Otto Blvd., Chicago Heights.

Enjoy artwork on display by 18 Homewood-Flossmoor senior art students, as they wrap up their H-F art careers before graduation. Artwork will be on display May 13-16.

 • Advanced Theatre Performance: at 7:30 p.m. May 16 in the H-F Mall Auditorium

Jill Bonavia-Galligani’s acting students will perform scenes from "The Rhimers of Eldritch" by Lanford Wilson. This free production is recommended for ages 13 and older.

 • Visual Arts Showcase: at 5:30 p.m. May 20 at Great American Bagel, 3003 W. 183rd St., Homewood. Join H-F art students and teachers for the final community showcase of the school year.

• Spring Chamber Orchestra Concert: at 6 p.m. May 20 in the H-F Mall Auditorium

Enjoy this free final concert by the 2013-14 H-F Chamber Orchestra.

• Orchestra Senior Conductors' Concert: at 7:30 p.m. May 20 in the H-F Mall Auditorium

This final free concert of the school year will feature 14 seniors, each conducting a musical selection they have chosen, researched and rehearsed with the Viking Orchestra. Performances will include:

• "Somebody to Love" by Queen — conducted by Allison Lessner

• "Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For" by U2 — conducted by Nyla Pruitt

• "Back to the Future Medley" by Alan Silvestri — conducted by Alec Thrailkill

• "Fiddler on the Roof" by Jerry Bock — conducted by Erin Threlkeld

• "Dust in the Wind" by Kansas — conducted by Alex Worman

• "Young and Beautiful" by Lana del Rey — conducted by Symone Fowler-Canty

• "Exogenesis-Symphony Part 1 Overture" by Muse — conducted by Nathan Gonzalez

• "Sugar Baby Love" by The Rubettes — conducted by Mineru Suzuki

• "Super Mario Jazz Medley" — conducted by Morgan Hogan

• "Arrival of the Birds" by Cinematic Orchestra — conducted by Stacy Johnson

• "Sweet Child O'Mine" by Guns N' Roses — conducted by Joe Arega

• "Come on Eileen" by Dexy’s Midnight Runners — conducted by Maeve Coates Welsh

• "In The Air Tonight" by Phil Collins — conducted by Kendall Paris

• "Say Something" by A Great Big World — conducted by Cymone Muhammad

 • Red & White Concert:  8 p.m. May 22  in the H-F Mall Auditorium

This free choral concert, featuring four paired-up student conductors leading competing choirs, is a strong H-F tradition that dates back to 1964. Students Jeremy Miller and Nina Sweeney will be conducting the White Choir; students Cate Jaicks and Anthony Swiatnicki will be conducting the Red Choir. Each choir will sing four songs: two of the songs are required. Each group will be adjudicated by three judges on areas of choral tone, intonation and interpretation. Following the competition, Viking Choir will reunite and sing four favorite selections from the year. New incoming Viking Choir members will be invited on stage to receive an honorary choir stole from a graduating senior. The concert ends with everyone singing "The Blessings of Aaron."

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