Archive | March, 2019

Cary-Grove ‘All Shook Up’ Hits It Out of the Park!!

Cary-Grove High School is known for the excellence of their fine arts programs. I’ve seen several of their shows before and have always come away marveling at how close to professional they seem. They certainly pulled out all the stops on this one. In my opinion, 75% of the scenes could have been presented on […]

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Bel Canto Students Score Big at Speech Tournament!

So happy for all my students who participated in District 220’s annual Speech Tournament last week. They did really well! Estelle Lee and Caroline Tarulis both received high marks. Pierce Orlando got perfect scores from EVERY judge and was awarded gold! Not bad for his first try at a challenging comedic monologue! Way to go […]

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2019 Young Vocalists Online Competition

Open to singers who are 13-18 yrs of age as of April 1, 2019. This is the third annual competition offered by Vocal Artists Management. Cash prizes will be offered for 1st ($600), 2nd ($250), and 3rd ($150) place winners. These three winners will also receive recommendation letters from Vocal Artists Management (VAM). Honorable mentions […]

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BHS Does It Again with ‘Into the Woods’

A quality production, once again, by everyone associated with the music and theatre departments at Barrington High School. I saw the Saturday night cast, so all of my comments are based on that. I’ve heard great things about the other cast as well. SET: The opening set was wonderfully creative! I loved the scrim representing […]

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