Glenbrook South Choirs
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Use the links above to find more information about the GBS choir program and our upcoming events.
2020-2021 Choir Auditions
Interested in auditioning for Master Singers or Bel Canto for next year? Audition information is below; make sure to sign up for a time slot on 3/11 or 3/12 at this link: bit.ly/GBSChoirAuditions21. We look forward to seeing you there!
2020 Glenbrook Festival of Music
The combined choirs of GBS and GBN will join guest conductor, Dr. Eric Esparza of DePaul University, on March 8th, 2020 with a concert at 3:00 pm at Glenbrook South.
This concert gives the students an opportunity to perform with a full orchestra and experience working with a nationally known choral conductor. Tickets are currently available at www.showtix4u.com for $7. Use the search term “glenbrook”.
More details as well as a permission slip and CD order form are attached below!
Ms. Julie Benca and her Advanced Television Class here at GBS will provide a livestream feed for anyone who cannot attend! At the time of the concert, please visit the link below and navigate to the the 2020 Glenbrook Festival of Music.
2019 Winter Choir Concert
Monday, December 16th
Our second concert of the year is tomorrow, Tuesday, December 17th. This concert is free to the public and will be held in the GBS Auditorium @ 7:30pm. The concert will feature all of the curricular and extracurricular choirs of GBS as well as choirs from Attea, Maple and Springman. We expect a runtime of 90 minutes. Hope to see you there! Be sure to arrive early as this concert has a high attendance and offers general seating.
Ms. Julie Benca and her Advanced Television Class here at GBS will provide a livestream feed for anyone who cannot attend! At the time of the concert, please visit the link below and navigate to the the 2019 Winter Choral Concert.
2019 Fall Choir Concert
Wednesday, October 23rd
Our first concert of the year is this-coming Tuesday, October 29th. This concert is free to the public and will be held in the GBS Auditorium @ 7:30pm. The concert will feature all of the curricular and extracurricular choirs of GBS. We expect a runtime of 70-80 minutes. Hope to see you there!
Ms. Julie Benca and her Advanced Television Class here at GBS will provide a livestream feed for anyone who cannot attend! At the time of the concert, please visit the link below and navigate to the the 2019 Fall Choral Concert.
Concert Attire Fittings
Thursday, August 22nd
Today and tomorrow, choral students are receiving information about when they are scheduled to come and get measurements taken for their concert attire. This exact information can also be found to the left. Each file is designated by choir and type of attire your student will be getting fitted for.
Attire (minus shoes) are all provided to students for no cost, but must be returned at the end of the year in similar or same condition.
Measurements are taken by our veteran, mother-daughter costuming team: Barb and Lori Blohm. Each fitting will be roughly 5 minutes long.
If your student is unable to be at their assigned time window for fittings. Please arrange an alternate time with Barb or Lori using the contact information provided in the documents to the left. They are very flexible and kind!
Private Voice Lessons
Tuesday, August 20th
District 225 offers space to highly-qualified private voice teachers during school hours to provide individual lessons for GBS students at additional cost (see printable form to left). Students may take these lessons once a week during their curricular choir class, lunch, SRT, or after school. Please fill out the Sign-Up Form found here and turn it in to your choir director.
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2019 Spring Extracurricular Concerts
There will be three extracurricular concerts celebrating the hard work of our vocal groups. All concerts are open to the general public!
Friday, May 24 at 7:30pm: Chamber Singers at St. David's Church in Glenview, free
Friday, May 31 at 6:30pm & 8:30pm: Scat That at Glenbrook South Choir Room, $5 at door
Friday, June 7 at 6:30pm & 8:30pm: Nine & Solace at Glenbrook South Choir Room, $5 at door
2019 Spring Choir Concerts
The GBS Choral Program had its final two Choir Concerts this past week, featuring the music of Disney movies.
Feel free to watch the concerts streamed live at the link below courtesy of Ms. Julie Benca and her Advanced Television Class here at GBS!
Chamber Singers Callback Packet
The Chamber Singers callback audition will be Friday 5/10 from 5:00-6:30pm in the Orchestra Room. The callback information and music PDFs are attached below.
District Festival of Music ('Techny')
Our long-standing tradition of performing with Glenbrook North at the Techy Towers returns this year! Students will be under the direction of guest conductor Paul Rausch. Tickets are available at www.showtix4u.com. Search term "glenbrook".
Permission slips are due by Tuesday, March 5th. Digital versions of the schedule, permission slip, and CD order form (optional) can be found below. We hope to see you on Sunday, March 10th for this memorable performance.
Mamma Mia! Auditions
We are excited to announce that the audition materials for this year’s Glenbrook Musical, “Mamma Mia,” are now available! There will be an audition workshop at GBS from 3:30 to 4:15 on Monday, February 25th in the Choir Room. The initial auditions will be held after school on Tuesday, February 26th at GBS and Wednesday, February 27th at GBN and will consist of a vocal audition and a dance call. Further information and audition materials are available below. We hope you will come join us for this exciting production!
2019 Variety Show - Illuminate
The 2019 Variety Show theme was 'ILLUMINATE', with performances Wednesday, February 20th through Saturday, February 23rd. The full show will be available after March 15th here: https://vimeo.com/gbstv.