HHS Orchestra 2019-2020


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Welcome to Homestead Orchestra Fall 2019!

2019-2020 Orchestra Performances
Tuesday, November 19, 7:00 pm
        Autumn Orchestra Concert, HHS Auditorium
Wednesday, December 4, 7:30 pm
        Chamber Orchestra Concert, St. Boniface Church
Friday, December 13
         Newcastle Place, Mequon, (3:45 pm) & 
         Milwaukee Center Rotunda (6:15 pm)
        (108 E. Wells Street, Milwaukee)
Friday, January 10, school day, Field House
        HHS Music concerts for M-T K-8th graders
Wednesday, February 19, 7:00 pm
        M-T District Orchestra Festival XIV, Field House
Saturday, March 14
        WSMA District Solo-Ensemble Festival, 
         Homestead HS
Sunday, March 15
        Bavaria Tour 2020 rehearsal (1-4 pm, Orch Room) and 
        Send-Off Concert (5 pm, Cafeteria)
March 21-30
        Orchestra International Performance Tour 2020--Bavaria!
Wednesday, April 8, 7:00 pm
         State Qualifying Chamber Music Recital,
        Mequon United Methodist Church 
Wednesday, April 29, 7:30 pm
         HCO and HHS Choirs Concert, 
         Crossroads Church, Mequon
Saturday, May 2
        WSMA State Solo-Ensemble Festival, 
        Cardinal Stritch University
Wednesday, May 20, 7:00 pm
        44th Annual Orchestra Spring Benefit Concert
Sunday, June 14, 2:00 pm (rehearse 11:55 am)
        HHS Commencement Ceremony, 
       HHS Field House (grades 9-11)

Congratulations to Accordionist 
Stas Venglevski
and the Homestead Chamber Orchestra
Mequon United  Methodist Church 
Venglevski Rondo-Fantasy
Tchaikovsky Serenade for Strings, Op. 48
Homestead Orchestra in Seville, Spain
April 1, 2016

Sebastian Chou '16 & Marshall Peng '16
Sarasate Navarra live in Spain!

Horatio Parker; A Northern Ballad

Watch the Homestead Symphony Orchestra's performance of "A Northern Ballad", recorded live 
May 22, 2019.  This performance, commemorating the centennial of American composer Horatio Parker's death, introduces a new generation of performers and audiences to this forgotten 1898 American masterwork!
Video footage courtesy of Jeff Braun and Alan Eisner. 
Sound and video editing, DV Productions, Milwaukee.

Orchestra Classes 2018-2019


Homestead and Shorewood 
Chamber Orchestra
Carnegie Hall, February 18, 2018
(photo by Jeff Braun)
Congratulations to MSO Cellists
Madeleine Kabot & Peter Thomas
and the Homestead Orchestras
Vivaldi:  Concerto for Two Cellos and Strings
Piazzolla: Libertango

Oscar-Nominated composer Marco Beltrami skypes with Homestead Orchestra, May 11, 2017!
Beltrami's Gods of Egypt was performed live on the 42nd Annual Orchestra Benefit Concert
Thurs., May 18, 7 pm--a concert world premiere!

YouTube Video



MSO Violinist Mike Giacobassi
performs Vivaldi's "The Four Seasons"
(complete) w HCO

 

Homestead Chamber Orchestra performed at Carnegie Hall
, 2014.

  

 
 
Rock Cello Quartet "Break of Reality" performed with Homestead and Shorewood Orchestras, May, 2014
  

Orchestra Project FINAL.mov


A film made by the members of the HHS Multimedia Class describing the MT Orchestra Program, June 2014!  
(thanks to creative team:  Liam Norman, Parker Lewis, Will Gebhardt, Aaron Houpt, Tyler Filak, & David Tzeel)
  
 

Minor Swing-YouTube.mov

 

Helsinki & St. Petersburg Tour Highlights, 2012


 The Homestead Chamber Orchestra performing Ben Kroeger's
    (HHS '12) 
original arrangement of Django Reinhardt's Minor Swing.
    -video by Alex Schmig, (HHS '12), 
      recorded at eDream Studio, Milwaukee; March, 2012
 Tour Highlights from Helsinki and St. Petersburg; April 2012
Footage and interviews by Alex & Rich Schmig, and Jeff Braun