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BHS Casts ‘The Little Prince’

A big shout out to everyone who made the cast for Barrington High School’s spring mainstage play! The production is scheduled for April 23rd – April 25th. – Current students: Kaitlin Tenbrunsel will be Rose and an ensemble member; Emma Proctor Snake 1 and ensemble. – A bunch of Bel Canto alums help round it […]

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Studio Closed Mar 16th – Mar 29th

The studio is closely monitoring developments in our country’s response to the Covid-19 pandemic. As new information becomes available, we may close for additional dates. We expect to announce remote learning options very soon.

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Kaitlin Tenbrunsel’s New Headshot…

Is this beautiful or what?

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Corona Virus Update

With all the news surrounding us about Covid-19, I wanted to let you know what is being done at the studio to keep students safe. The studio is sprayed with disinfectant every day, even under normal circumstances. Hand sanitizer is always available. Surfaces are being cleaned and disinfected more frequently than usual. All students are […]

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Philip Celeste Wraps Up AIM II

Philip Celeste did it! He completed all of his piano requirements for AIM II in his last lesson. We’ve had to really work at recognizing intervals, but he got every one this time. I really put him through his paces too! We’ve been knocking out other Level III requirements for a while. Way to go […]

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‘Children of Eden’ Casting Call!!

Children of Eden non-equity casting call!! Seeking children ages 6-13 for the chorus, also the roles of Young Cain and Young Abel. Commitment required is 7/13 – 8/9/20. Rehearsals and performances will be at the Arcada Theatre in St Charles. This is an incredible opportunity to work with internationally recognized greats including Stephen Schwartz (music […]

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Kaitlin Tenbrunsel Stuns Audience in ‘Footloose’

I’m still marveling at what I heard last Saturday night. Kaitlin Tenbrunsel was positively electric!! She brought down the house with every reprise of Rusty’s big number “Let’s Hear It for the Boy” in Footloose. I don’t think she could have sung anything better. The role is unbelievably high, but still requires a solid belt. […]

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Brin Ferges Cast in ‘Frozen’

Brin Ferges was recently cast as Oaken in Frozen by Big Deal Productions! Her solo number will open the second act. (The song isn’t in the movie, just the stage show.) Congratulations Brin!

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Save the Date!

18th Annual Showcase & Awards May 10, 2020  2:00-5:00 PM Barrington Area Library Meeting Rooms A&B Call Time: 2:00 PM Doors Open: 2:20PM Performances: 2:30 PM Awards: Immediately Following Refreshments: 4:30 PM If students wish to participate, they are expected to remain for the entire program, including awards. All pieces must be performance-ready at least […]

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Kaitlin Tenbrunsel Lands Her First Professional Contract!

Please join me in congratulating Miss Kaitlin Tenbrunsel on her first professional contract! Kaitlin was hired as part of the ensemble for the Children of Eden production at the Arcadia Theatre in St. Charles next summer. She came in a very close second for the role of Yonah, but was not cast in the role because […]

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Brin Ferges Performs in Roslyn Rd Variety Show

Brin Ferges continues to give confident performances whether auditioning for a musical theatre production or singing for an audience. Check out her rendition of “Tomorrow” from Annie at this year’s Roslyn Road Variety Show: https://youtu.be/U1gJXdhkCg8. Great job for someone who just turned nine.

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‘Newsies’ Rocked the House!

Saw Newsies last Saturday night. It was phenomenal! Schaumburg on Stage did a great job with this production. Tons of dancing, excellent singing by Payton Kaye as Jack Kelly, Angela Tomaso as Katherine, and Gia Daubenmire as Medda Larkin. Actually, it was some of the best singing I’ve heard in a long time. Payton Kaye’s […]

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Julia Baumer Cast in ‘Schoolhouse Rock Jr’

  This young lady has really been getting after it! Her voice is getting stronger every time she comes for a voice lesson. Julia Baumer was just cast as Dina in Schoolhouse Rock Jr. The production will be put on by It’s Showtime Theatre this April. Way to go, Julia!

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Peyton Ball Checks Off AIM IV – Done

  Congratulations to Peyton Ball! She has successfully completed all of her AIM IV piano requirements, even dictation! (Turns out, it’s easier than she thought it might be.) Good work, Peyton.

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‘Footloose’ Cast Announced

Footloose cast just posted! Kaitlin Tenbrunsel landed Rusty, Kailey Jeffs will be Vi Moore, Grace Guthrie will play Lulu Warnicker, Austin Molinaro to portray Lyle, and Jalen Fertig as Bickle! Dance core will include Emma Proctor. Jess Shimp, Rachel Nazha, Alison Schnura, and Anna McCoy will all be part of the adult ensemble. Sophie Farmer […]

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