Sandburg

Performing Arts

Performing Arts Clubs seek to increase awareness and to discover the many talents among Carl Sandburg High School's student body and share their aptitudes in music, dance, and theater.  These clubs then in turn nurture, develop and showcase these creative talents.

 
ACCIDENTALS
Accidentals sings a cappella male repertoire. Male vocalists need to have some experience singing; members are selected through an audition process. 
Sponsor: Nicole Denofrio
Email: ndenofrio@d230.org
Meeting Information: Meets in C-101 on Monday-Friday between 3-5PM
 
 
CHAMBER SINGERS
The Chamber Singers is a premier mixed A Capella ensemble group. The group performs a variety of challenging choral music, mostly holiday pieces, based on styles of contemporary, jazz and madrigal style. Members are selected through an audition process.
Sponsor: Nicole Denofrio
Email: ndenofrio@d230.org
Meeting Information: Meets in C-101 on Monday-Friday between 3-5PM
 
 
COLOR GAURD
Color Guard is a performing component of the Marching Band that is trained in dance, flag, rifle and saber. Color Guard competes with the Marching Band at all competitions in the fall. Auditions only.
Sponsor: Abby Giovanazzi
Email: agiovanazzi@d230.org
Meeting Information:  Meets in C-103 
 
 
DRAMA CLUB
Drama club aims to promote theater consciousness among students and gives them the opportunity to discover the world of drama. This requires a commitment to keeping a schedule, organizing and preparing advertising materials, and a willingness to explore creative endeavors as students work to manage theater concessions and learn improvisation, dramatic, and comedic skills.
Sponsor: Chris Frye
Email: cfrye@d230.org
Meeting Information: Meets in the Little Theater (S-121) on Wednesdays between 3:15-4PM
 
 
ELOQUENCE
Eloquence is a 13-member female a cappella group who sings a cappella pop music.
Sponsor: Nicole Denofrio
Email: ndenofrio@d230.org
Meeting Information: Meets in C-101 Monday-Friday between 3:15-4PM
 
 
FALL PLAY
The fall play presents students with the opportunity to act, assistant direct, assistant stage manage, construct sets and work on lighting, sound and running crews.
Sponsors: Michelle Etchason & Tom McDonough
Emails: metchason@d230.org & tmcdonough@d230.org
Meeting Information: Meets in the PAC Monday-Friday (Aug.-Oct.) from 3-6PM
 
 
FALL PLAY TECH
The tech crew allows students to explore hands-on the field of technical theater, including lighting, sound, prop building, scene construction and design, special effects and stage management.
Sponsors: Dan Powers & Kevin Rosenhagen
Emails: dpowers@d230.org & krosenhagen@d230.org
Meeting Information: Meets in the PAC (Aug.-Oct.) Monday-Friday 4-6PM and on Saturdays 10AM-3PM
 
 
JAZZ BAND
Jazz Band educates students in the style of jazz, including Swing, Be-Bop, Blues, Latin, Funk and Rock. Membership by audition.
Sponsors: Stewart Bailey & Brian Hillhouse
Emails: sbailey@d230.org & bhillhouse@d230.org
Meeting Information: Meets in C-103 Monday-Friday (Nov.-May) between 3-6PM
 
 
MARCHING BAND
The Marching Band supports the school, football team and community through excellence in a variety if music and marching styles. Membership is by audition only.
Sponsors: Stewart Bailey & Brian Hillhouse
Emails: sbailey@d230.org & bhillhouse@d230.org
Meeting Information: Meets in C-103 Monday-Friday (Aug.-Nov.) at 7:30AM and 3:10PM
 
 
ORCHESIS
Orchesis is a performing arts troupe that performs throughout the year in various settings. Dance styles vary from ballet to jazz, hip-hip and modern to tap. Membership is through audition only.
Sponsors: Heidi Sims & Julie Heinlen
Email: hsims@d230.org & jheinlen@d230.org
Meeting Information: Meets in the Dance Studio on Mondays and Wednesdays between 3-6PM
 
 
PEP BAND
To support and increase school spirit at home basket- ball games and PEP assemblies performing music to fire up the team and keep the crowd cheering. Open to any music student.
Sponsor: Brian Hillhouse
Email: bhillhouse@d230.org
Meeting Information: Meets in C-103 Monday-Friday (during Basketball season) between 5-8PM
 
 
SPRING MUSICAL
The Spring Musical gives students the opportunity to participate in a musical theater production through various roles, both on stage and behind the scenes.
Sponsors: Michelle Etchason & Tom McDonough
Emails: metchason@d230.org & tmcdonough@d230.org
Meeting Information: Meets in S-219/PAC Monday-Friday (Jan.-April) between 3-7PM
 
 
STRING QUARTET
A highly selected group of 4 students (2 violins, 1 viola and 1 cello) perform in advanced quartet and perform for school and outside activities. Membership by audition only.
Sponsor: Linda Nussbaum
Email: lnussbaum@d230.org
Meeting Information: Meets in C-131
 
 
WINTER PLAY-ONE ACTS
The Winter One Acts provides the opportunity to write, direct, act, stage manage, or work on lighting, sound or running crews.
Sponsor: Tom McDonough
Email: tmcdonough@d230.org
Meeting Information: Meets in the PAC Monday-Friday (Nov.-Feb.) between 3-7PM
 

Mr. Greg Gardner
Assistant Principal
708-671-3126
ggardner@d230.org

Twitter: @SandburgHS

 

Mrs. Ariel Palacios
Administrative Assistant
708-671-3117
AHesse@d230.org

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