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Music Education Services Teacher

Serving Ebinger Elementary, Edison Park Elementary, Edison Regional Gifted Center, Norwood Park School, and St. Thecla Catholic School.

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2019-2020 School Year Upcoming Events

Events labeled by school or level of attendees: EB = Ebinger, EPE = Edison Park Elementary, ERGC = Edison Regional Gifted Center, NOR = Norwood Park School, ST = St. Thecla Catholic

  • 12/9 – EB, EPE, NOR, ST December Concert  Rehearsal
    • Notre Dame College Prep – cafeteria (7655 W Dempster St, Niles 60714)
    • Beginning Band: 5:30-6:15 PM
    • Intermediate Band: 6:15-7 PM
    • Advanced Band: 6:45-7:45 PM
  • 12/11 – EB, EPE, NOR, ST December ConcertÂ
    • Notre Dame College Prep – spectator gym
    • Call Time: 6:30 PM
    • Concert Start: 7 PM
  • 12/16 -ERGC- December Concert Rehearsal
    • Location: St. Philip Lutheran School – gym (2500 W. Bryn Mawr, Chicago, IL 60659)
    • Beginning Band: 6-6:30 PM
    • Intermediate Band: 6:30-7:15 PM
    • Advanced Band: 7-7:45 PM
  • 12/17 -ERGC – December Concert
    • Location: St. Philip Lutheran School – gym
    • Call Time: 6:30 PM
    • Concert Start: 7 PM
  • 12/18 – Cocoa and Carols (Edison Park students only)
    • Location: Taft High School
    • Evening
  • 12/20 – Winter Sing (Norwood Park students only)
    • Location: Norwood Park School
    • During school day

Concert Attire:

  • All Intermediate, all advanced, ERGC beginners: nice white shirt (preferably button-down) on top, black pants or at least knee length skirt on bottom. Nice shoes (no open toes). No t-shirts, jeans, shorts, gym shoes.
  • Beginners from Ebinger, Edison Park, Norwood Park, or St. Thecla: nice clothing, like going to church. No t-shirts, shorts, jeans, gym shoes. They do not need to wear any specific colored clothing

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  • 3/7 – Solo Festival (all students, optional but highly encouraged)
  • 3/9 – ERGC March Concert  Rehearsal
  • 3/10 – ERGC March Concert
  • 3/16 -EB, EPE, NOR, ST – March Concert Rehearsal
  • 3/17 – EB, EPE, NOR, ST – March Concert
  • 4/18 – Honors Band Festival (selected Advanced Band students only)
  • 5/18 – EB, EPE, NOR, ST May Concert  Rehearsal
  • 5/19 – EB, EPE, NOR, ST May ConcertÂ
  • 5/20 -ERGC – May  Concert Rehearsal
  • 5/21 – ERGC – May Concert
  • Early June – Ebinger Fine Arts Night (Ebinger students only)
  • Other end of year events TBA

Links for Specific Calendars

Beginning Band – First Five Notes – Online Note Identification Practice

Intermediate “Essential Seven” – Online Identification Practice

Beginning Band Jump Start Videos