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Musicians honored at ILMEA contest

Katerina Lopez

November 12, 2018

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Six U-High students earned a district honor against hundreds of Chicagoland choir, orchestra and jazz band students who auditioned for the Illinois Music Educators Association District Music Festival the week of Oct. 12 at Carl Sa...

Yearlong project to end with folk performance

Grace Zhang, Arts Editor

May 29, 2018

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After inviting in filmmakers, hosting performances, and collaborating with teachers from all schools, the music department concludes the “American Epic” Project this week by showcasing the featured recording machine and live per...

‘American Epic’ will bring new sounds to Lab in May

Katerina Lopez, Reporter

May 8, 2018

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The “American Epic” at Lab will take place May 29-June 1 in Gordon Parks Arts Hall. The week will culminate with a concert from artist Hubby Jenkins June 1 from 7-8 p.m. His sound includes country blues, ragtime, fiddle, banjo ...

Fall assembly recognizes accomplishments

Amanda Cassel and Audrey Matzke

March 8, 2018

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Commemorating the year’s achievements thus far, U-High students and faculty gathered Feb. 15 in Gordon Parks Arts Hall for the Mid-Year Awards Assembly. Fine Arts The following students received honors in the Scholastic Art and Writing...

Violinist qualifies for state music competition

Leah Emanuel, Arts Editor

December 14, 2017

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Sophomore Jessica Huang qualified for the Illinois Music Educators Association’s All-State Orchestra for violin. Jessica will rehearse with the orchestra for three days in Peoria, then will perform with the group on Jan. 27, 2...

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