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Music Lessons

Voice lessons, Music Instrument Lessons, (guitar and piano), Choir, Band, and Glee Club are offered after school.

Use the drop down menus below to explore the Additional SHS Classes.

Band


Band for Grades 4-5-6-7-8

The Sacred Heart Band returns for its third year led by Mr. Tim Mikolay, Primary School Music Teacher.

Students New to Band:  We invite students new to band to join. There is an instrument fitting session offered to each interested child in mid-September and lessons start in late September/early October. There are weekly group lessons by section one morning before school (7:40-8:20 am), periodic Ensemble rehearsals are held on Friday mornings with returning band members and a spring performance. Instruments include brass, wind and percussion. If you have interest in joining the band in the fall, email Dr. Sharp at Sally.Sharp@shschicago.org 

Returning Band Members:  Starting in mid-September, the ensemble rehearses weekly on Friday mornings from 7:30 am – 8:15 am.  Performances are scheduled throughout the year.  Please email Dr. Sharp at Sally.Sharp@shschicago.org  to confirm your interest in returning to band this fall. 

Choir

All students in grades 3rd to 8th are invited to participate in the Sacred Heart Liturgical Choir. Rehearsals are held on Tuesdays in the chapel, starting in late-September, immediately after school until 4:30pm.

Ms. Becker leads the choir during school liturgies. If you would like to join the choir or return for another great year, register via Ultra Camp website, starting early August .


Choir schedule for the remaining year:

Tuesday, April 14

Tuesday, April 28

Tuesday, May 5

Tuesday, May 12

Tuesday, May 19

Tuesday, May 26

 

Questions? contact Brenda.Asare@shschicago.org

Glee Club

Sacred Heart Schools Glee Club, under the direction of Justin Nixon, Middle School Music Teacher, is open to new and returning students in grades 6th-8th.  Practice is held on Wednesday mornings, starting early September from 7:20-8:15a.m. in the Chapel.

The Glee Club performs at various on and off-campus gatherings throughout the year.  If you are interested in joining contact  Sally.Sharp@shschicago.org

Guitar

Private Acoustic Guitar Lessons are offered to students grades 1-6. Lessons are taught by Ms. Swillinger, Librarian and Science Lab Assistant.

Students are required to bring their own guitar.    Meetings are held  weekly for 45 minutes between 4-5:45p.m. 

Registration starts early August, via Ultra Camp website 

Note:  You do not have to make arrangements  to register.

 

 

Piano

Private Piano Lessons (Suzuki Method)  are offered weekly to students in grades K-8 from 3:30-5:45 p.m.  Lessons are taught by Mrs. Witos, a faculty member of the Music Institute of Chicago.  

Registration starts early August,  via Ultra Camp website 

You will need to arrange for a timeslot  before  registering for class by contacting Mrs. Witos  at cwitos@msn.com

Note: The Suzuki Method of teaching requires a parent  to be present at the child's lessons and receive training as a practice partner to the child.

Watch one of our beginner students perform!

Voice

Private Voice Lessons are offered weekly to students grades K-5.   Lessons are taught by Mr. Nixon, Middle School Music Instructor.  Students meet for 30 minutes between 3:30-5:30 p.m.

Registration starts early August, via Ultra Camp website  

Note: You will need to arrange for a timeslot  before registering for class by contacting Mr. Nixon at  Justin.Nixon@shschicago.org

  

 

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