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Niles Township High School District 219 2011-12 Fine Arts Calendar

“Recognized as the #1 Fine and Performing Arts Education Program in the Nation in 2007 by the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts” Niles North High School • Niles West High School • www.niles219.org

NN production of “Twelfth Night”

We invite you to visit our schools for an amazing experience. Our award-winning orchestras, bands and choirs, our nationallyrenowned thespians, and our criticallyacclaimed artists strive all year to provide experiences to stir the soul. Attend a theater, music, dance or visual arts event at our schools and you will see why District 219 was recognized as the #1 Fine and Performing Arts Education Program in the Nation by the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts and the National School Boards Association.

Marching Band Performances The Niles West Marching Band will perform during the half-time show: • • • • •

August 26 September 16 September 30 October 6 October 21 (Homecoming) • Parade at 1:40 p.m. • Half-time Performance during Varsity football game

May 28 Niles West Marching Band performs at Lincolnwood Memorial Day Parade Mary Jo Papich Fine Arts Director Niles Township High School District 219 Events marked with an asterisk (*) are free. For tickets for a performance, please contact the Box Office: Niles West 5701 Oakton, Skokie 847.626.2633

Niles North 9800 Lawler, Skokie 847.626.2122

website: www.niles219.org

Photo by Amber Lerman

NW Halloween art show

November 9 at 4 & 7 p.m. New Playwrights’ Showcase Niles North Drama Performance Center

2011-12 Fine Arts Events September 1 at 10 a.m.* September 1 at 4 p.m. September 2 -3 at 7 p.m. Director’s Circle: God of Carnage Niles North Auditorium

December 7* at 7:30 p.m. Winter Band Concert Niles North Auditorium

Opening Reception: September 9 at 5 p.m. D219 Faculty Art Exhibit Skokie Public Library, 5215 Oakton, Skokie

October 13* at 7:30 p.m. Fall Orchestra Concert Niles West Auditorium Exhibit Opens October 17* ART-ober Fest Niles North Lobby

NW production of “Air Guitar High”

November 3* at 10 a.m. November 3-5 at 7:30 p.m. November 4 at 4 p.m. Play 2: Xanadu Niles West Black Box Theatre

November 18* at 7:30 p.m. Fall Jazz Concert Niles North Auditorium

September 22 at 10 a.m.* September 23 - 24 at 4 & 7:30 p.m. Fall Play: House of Blue Leaves Niles West Black Box Theatre

NN band performs during Fall Fling

November 2* at 7:30 p.m. Percussion/Flute Concert Niles North Auditorium

October 20* at 7:30 p.m. Fall Band Concert Niles West Auditorium

December 8* at 10 a.m. December 9 at 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. December 10 at 2 p.m. Children’s Theatre: The Phantom Tollbooth Niles West Auditorium December 8 at 4 & 7 p.m. Children’s Theatre: That’s My Story Niles North Drama Performance Center Opening Reception: Dec. 14* at 6 p.m. End of Semester Art Show Niles West Art Gallery December 14* at 7:30 p.m. Orchestra Holiday Concert Niles West Auditorium December 18* at 3 p.m. Choir Holiday Concert Niles West Auditorium

October 20 at 10 a.m.* October 20-22 at 7 p.m. Fall Play: Noises Off Niles North Auditorium

Exhibit Opens December 19* Digital December Art Show Niles North Lobby

October 25* at 7:30 p.m. Band/Jr High Concert Niles North Auditorium

December 20* at 7:30 p.m. Band Holiday Concert Niles West Auditorium

October 25* at 7:30 p.m. Fall Choir Concert Niles West Auditorium

December 21* at 7:30 p.m. Choir/Orchestra Holiday Concert Niles North Auditorium

October 26* at 7:30 p.m. Choir/Orchestra Concert Niles North Auditorium

January 12* at 10 a.m. January 12-14 at 4 & 7 p.m. World Festival of One-Act Plays Niles North Drama Performance Center

October 26* at 7 p.m. Orchestra Chamber Music Recital Niles West TBD Opening Reception: October 27* at 6 p.m. HOWL-oween Art Show Niles West Art Gallery

NN orchestra/choir performs Skype concert with Riad School in Morocco

November 1 at 7 p.m. Passion for the Arts Career Night Niles North Auditorium

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2011-12 Fine Arts Events (Continued) January 12* at 7 p.m. Orchestra Odyssey Niles West Auditorium

March 15 at 10 a.m.* March 16 at 7 p.m. March 17 at 2 and 7 p.m. Musical: Hello, Dolly! Niles North Auditorium

January 26 at 10 a.m.* January 27-28 at 7 p.m. Auroris Dance Performance Niles North Auditorium

March 20* at 7:30 p.m. Band Concert Niles North Auditorium

February 1* at 7:30 p.m. Jazz Band/Flute Concert Niles North Auditorium Opening Reception: February 1* at 6 p.m. Art Exhibit Morton Grove Public Library 6140 Lincoln, Morton Grove

March 20* at 7:30 p.m. Spring Choir Concert Niles West Auditorium March 21* at 7:30 p.m. Choir/Orchestra Concert Niles North Auditorium

Exhibit Opens May 3* Fiesta Del Arte Exhibit Niles North Lobby May 3* at 10 a.m. May 3-5 at 7:30 p.m. Musical: Chicago Niles West Auditorium May 12 at 6:15 p.m. Pasta ‘n Pops Dinner Concert Niles West Contest Gym May 16* at 6 p.m. AP Art Show Niles West Art Gallery May 17* at 10 a.m. Vocal Jazz Community Performance Niles North Auditorium

February 2* at 7:30 p.m. High School/Jr High Choral Concert Niles North Auditorium

March 22* at 7:30 p.m. Showcase of Bands Concert Niles West Auditorium

Opening Reception: February 8* at 6 p.m. Junior High Art Show Niles West Art Gallery

March 22* at 6:30 p.m. (North artists) L.I.S.A. Show at Great Frame Up 2814 Central, Evanston

Exhibit Opens February 9* Art Show Niles North Lobby

April 12* at 6:30 p.m. (West artists) L.I.S.A. Show at Great Frame Up 2814 Central, Evanston

February 15 at 4 & 7 p.m. Stage Combat Showcase Niles North Drama Performance Center

Opening Reception: April 13* at 6:30 p.m. CSL Art Show at HP Art Center 1957 Sheridan, Highland Park

February 23 at 10 a.m.* February 24-25 at 4 & 7:30 p.m. Spring Play: The Taming of the Shrew Niles West Black Box Theatre

April 18* at 7:30 p.m. Jazz Band/Percussion Concert Niles North Auditorium

May 22 at 4 & 7:30 p.m. Portraits: Adaptation of “The Perks of Being a Wallflower” Niles West Black Box Theatre

April 18* at TBD Just for the Fun of It Jazz Night Niles West Cafeteria

May 23* at 7:30 p.m. Choir/Orchestra Concert Niles North Auditorium

Opening Reception: April 19* at 6:30 p.m. D219 Art Exhibit @ Skokie Public Library 5215 Oakton, Skokie

May 24 at 4 and 7:30 p.m. On the Spot: An Improv Experience Niles West Black Box Theatre

Opening Reception: March 1* mARTch Madness Youth Art Kickoff Niles West Art Gallery March 3 at 4:30 p.m. Empty Walls Silent Art Auction Niles North Codell Commons March 8 at 10 a.m.* and 7:30 p.m. March 9-10 at 7:30 p.m. Orchesis Dance Performance Niles West Auditorium March 15* at 7:30 p.m. Festival of Orchestras Niles West Auditorium

May 18* at 7:30 p.m. Voices Only Choir Concert Niles West Auditorium May 18 at 7:30 p.m. Vocal Jazz Night Niles North Auditorium May 21* at TBD Orchestra Solo Recital Niles West TBD

April 21 at 8 p.m. Vocal Jazz Guest Artist Concert Niles North Auditorium May 1* at 8 p.m. Band Concert Niles North Auditorium May 3* at 10 a.m. May 4-5 at 4 & 7 p.m. Spring Play: Henry V Niles North Drama Performance Center

NW’s Echo Effect won first place at the semifinal A Cappella competition and qualified for the national contest.

Niles Township High School District 219 7700 Gross Point Road Skokie, IL 60077

Visual Arts Lori Real, North Deanna Sortino, North Barbara Wismer, West John Zilewicz, West Amy Zwikel, North Music Amy Branahl, West Elton Eisele, North Daniel Gregerman, North Pamela Hendrix, North Steven Katz, West William S. Koch, West Theater Timothy Ortmann, North Andrew Sinclair, West Dance Mindy Slutzky, West Deanna Sortino, North

Artistic Staff

Mary Jo Papich, Director Debbie Neitlich, Adm. Assistant Kathy Spreitzer, Adm. Assistant

Artwork by Rachel Shvartser

NW Orchesis performance

A selection of accomplishments • Theater Department honored by American High School Theatre Festival and invited to perform at prestigious Fringe Festival in Edinburgh, Scotland • Vocal group won First Place at Semifinal A Capella Competition and qualified for Nationals • Best Vocal Percussionist • Scholastic Art and Writing Competition Award Winners • National Silver Key Award winners • Educator selected as Guest Conductor for Illinois Music Educators Association (IMEA) Jazz Festival • Band, Choir and Orchestra students chosen for IMEA State Festival • Dance troupe picked for Illinois High School Dance Festival • Artists featured on website • Photo competition winner • Skype concert between D219 and Riad School, Morocco • Celebration concert for 20 years of vocal jazz program • Jazz Education Network Conference Winning Cover Design • Second place at the Best of the Best art competition • Third Place Award in Artistic Discovery Competition • Vocal group performed the National Anthem at Chicago Cubs game

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District 219 Fine Arts Calendar  

The Niles Township High School District 219 Fine Arts Calendar for the 2011-12 season.

District 219 Fine Arts Calendar  

The Niles Township High School District 219 Fine Arts Calendar for the 2011-12 season.

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