EDWARDSVILLE HIGH SCHOOL

ORCHESTRA

 

   Victoria Voumard, Director

The Edwardsville Orchestra program

has over 600 students in grades 4-12 led by a team of outstanding string faculty. The high school program features three performance based ensembles, Concert Orchestra 1, Concert Orchestra 2 and Symphonic Orchestra

Click to view Edwardsville Orchestra Boosters website 

 

 

 

 

N E W S

E V E N T S​

OCT

6

Fall Orchestra Concert

Thursday, October 6, 2022

7pm Concert 

EHS Auditorium

DEC 7

Performing Arts Holiday Concert

Wednesday, Dec 7, 2022

7pm Concert 

EHS Gymnasium

District 7 Orchestra Camp June 21-23, 2022

 

 

 

 

 

On Thursday March 17, Dr. Sara Edgerton from Southeast Missouri State University visited the EHS orchestra classes.

She is the cello professor and conductor of the University Symphony.

 

On Wednesday, March 9, Dr. Adam Larison and Maestro Logan Campbell from University of Illinois Springfield visited the EHS orchestra classes. Dr. Larison performed guitar and Maestro Campbell rehearsed the orchestra.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

On Thursday, October 21 Illinois State University professors Dr. Benjamin (double bass) and Dr. Lee (cello) gave a masterclass and performed for EHS orchestra students.

 

 

On Tuesday, October 12 Professor Istvan Szabo from Western Illinois University came to EHS and gave a viola masterclass.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The EHS chamber orchestra performed for the Edwardsville Art Fair at the  Edwardsville Public Library bandstand Saturday September 25.

Rachel Piazza, Elizabeth Tossey, Kate Denson, Michael Whaley, Selin Aktuna and Diego Arana.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The EHS chamber orchestra performed at the Madison County Historical Society's "A Chautauqua with Teddy Roosevelt and Friends" at The Edwardsville Public Library bandstand Saturday September 11.

Kate Denson, Rachel Piazza, Elizabeth Tossey, Ameenah Abdul-Rasheed, Maggie Thomas, Caidyn Crouch and Diego Arana.

The EHS Chamber Orchestra performed at the Horizon of Hope cancer fundraiser dinner on Monday, August 30 at the Leclaire Room at LCCC. Kate Denson, Elizabeth Tossey, Maggie Thomas, Derek Markus, Peter Valkov, and Morgan Macklin

Click to listen to EHS Symphonic Orchestra perform Dvorak Serenade for Strings Op. 22

at Krannert Center on Feb. 15, 2020.

III. Scherzo

IV. Larghetto

V. Finale

Click to listen to concert orchestra's performance of St. Paul Suite at Krannert Center Feb. 24, 2018

Click to listen to listen to symphonic orchestra's performance of Janacek Suite for Strings at Krannert Center on Feb. 24, 2018

Click to listen to symphonic orchestra's performance of Tchaikovsky Serenade at Krannert Center on Feb. 25, 2017

Click to listen to concert orchestra's performance of Holberg Suite at Krannert Center on Feb. 25, 2017

Click to view photos from the EHS Performing Arts Holiday Concert on December 7.

 

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Click to read this inspirational article about EHS orchestra student Morgan Swanner

On Monday, August 26 the following students performed at Horizon of Hope cancer fundraiser at the LeClaire Room: McKenna Vereeke, Tad Winslow, Diego Arana and Leah Johnson.

On Saturday, September 7 the following students performed at the Book Festival on stage at the Edwardsville Library: Tad Winslow, Diego Arana, Julia French and Leah Johnson.

On Saturday, September 28 the following students performed at the Art Festival on stage at the Edwardsville Library: Akira Malik, Ashley Kim, Rachel Piazza, Julia French and Tyler Chrenka.

The following students volunteered at our Culver's night fundraiser on October 21: Jacqueline Glenn, Jordan Mercer, Olivia Bell, Carter Schmidth, Derek Markus, Olivia Dowdy and Kevin O'Koniewski

On Friday, November 8, the following students performed for the Veteran's Day breakfast at EHS: McKenna Vereeke, Rachel Piazza, Elena Brown and Olivia Bell.

 

FEB 10

Invitational Orchestra Festival at Illinois State University

Friday, Feb. 10, 2023

All Day  

FEB 16

Winter Orchestra Concert

Thursday, Feb. 16, 2023

7pm Concert 

EHS Auditorium

MAR 4

Solo & Ensemble

Saturday, March 4

Alton High School

MAR 18

Tiger Town Consortium

Saturday, March 18, 2023

EHS Gymnasium

7pm Concert

3pm Rehearsal

(Pizza Dinner Provided)

MAY 2

Spring Orchestra Concert

Tuesday, May 2, 2023

7pm Concert 

EHS Auditorium

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