"Music can change the world because it can change people."-Bono
Welcome to the John Hersey Orchestra Webpage!

The purpose of the page is to provide general information about upcoming events such as concerts, meetings, field trips, and extended trips.  The page can also be utilized to volunteer at our concerts or chaperone on a trip. If you have questions feel free to contact the director, Josh Stewart.

Joshua Stewart, Director of Orchestras
847-718-4943


SPRING ORCHESTRA CONCERT
Wednesday May 18th, 7:00 pm - Hersey Theater

Please join us the final performance of the 2016-2017 school year.  The Spring Concert will feature the Symphonic, Concert, and Chamber orchestras performing music from Disney's Fantasia, Aladdin, Lion King, and Pirates of the Caribbean.  Tickets are $3 and can be purchased in advance or at the door.  For advanced purchases use the following form.

ORCHESTRA BANQUET
Wednesday May 25th, 6:30 - Black Box 

Please join our end of the year celebration for the Hersey orchestra.   This year's event will recognize our seniors and award winners.  The event is catered and features a delicious spread including salad, mostaccioli, hand breaded chicken tenders, and a variety of desserts and drinks.  

Use the following reservation form to get a table for this fun event.


CONGRATULATIONS TO THE FOLLOWING IMEA ORCHESTRA PARTICIPANTS.
Erin Fitzgerald, Senior
Amy Zhang, Sophomore
Mariana Bednarek, Sophomore

This year three Hersey orchestra members were selected to be part of the ILMEA District 7 Orchestra. Over 500 students from the Northwest suburbs of Chicago audition to be a part of this prestigous group.