Music

It is the mission of the Lake Forest High School Music Department to offer the highest quality performing ensembles and classes. We strive to instill responsibility, leadership, musicianship, self-discipline, and professionalism through daily rehearsals and performances while fostering a life-long love for and involvement in music.

Music Department News

Congratulations to junior trumpet player, Koen Brown, who was selected for and participated in the ILMEA District 7 Jazz Festival on Saturday, November 20, at Glenbrook North High School.

 LFHS Students selected for ILMEA Honors ChoirILMEA District 7 Senior Music Festival Congratulations to the 12 music students representing LFHS at the ILMEA (Illinois Music Education Association) District 7 Senior Division Music Festival on Saturday, November 6. These students were selected through a rigorous audition process from high schools across the northern and northwest suburbs and spent the day rehearsing under the direction of nationally-recognized guest conductors, culminating in concerts that afternoon.

Choir – Fox Duelli, William Meyer, Alexander Panos, Janel Sharman, Jack Taylor, and John Turelli; Band – Isaac Poulton, Emma Bradley, and Koen Brown; Orchestra – Eva Sharman, Aidan Watts, and Marlo Campbell

Midwest ACDA Honor Choir Congratulations to the 5 students from Select Singers who auditioned and were selected to participate in the Midwest American Choral Directors Association Honor Choirs: Declan Boyle, Siobhan Boyle, Alexandra Makowiecki, Nora Sharman, Jessica Taylor.

LFHS Choir Students Performing at Lakeside Choral FestivalCarthage College Lakeside Choral Festival LFHS sudents in Foresters went on a field trip during the school day to the "Lakeside Choral Festival" at Carthage College to work with the world renowned Dr. Rick Bjella, go on a college tour, and then perform in a small concert with other high school choirs.

Read the November Choir Newsletter.

In this Newsletter:

  • Tree Lighting Caroling
  • Upcoming Holiday Concert and Rehearsal
  • ILMEA Congratulations
  • Midwest ACDA Honor Choir Congratulations
  • Carthage College Lakeside Choral Festival
  • Travel Update
  • Welcome New Voice Teacher - Susan Noble