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.


  • Chamber Singers logo

  • Color Guard Logo

  • Drama Club logo

  • Fall Play logo

  • Fall Play Tech Logo

  • Jazz Band logo

  • Marching Band Logo

  • Orchesis logo

  • Pep Band logo

  • Spring Musical Logo

  • Spring Musical tech Logo

  • String Quartet Logo

  • Winter Play One Acts Logo

  • CHAMBER SINGERS
    The Chamber Singers is our advanced co-curricular group at Sandburg. Acceptance into this group is by audition only, and all participants must be enrolled in one of the curricular music programs at Sandburg. During first semester, this ensemble performs almost solely as a caroling group. The large performance schedule occurs during late November through December, and attendance at all rehearsals/performances is imperative to stay in the group.
    Sponsor: Aubrey Malito
    Email: amalito@d230.org
    Meeting Information: Mondays 4-5:30 PM Google Meet
  • 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: Jennifer Oziemkowski
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  • DRAMA CLUB
    Drama club aims to promote theater consciousness among students and gives them the opportunity to discover the world of performance. We explore improvisation, dramatic, and comedic skills. Improv-O-Rama is our end-of-year comedy showcase performed live for friends and family.
    Sponsor: Chris Frye & Kerry Yandel
    Email: cfrye@d230.org & kyandel@d230.org
    Meeting Information: Meets online 2 Mondays per month, 5 - 6 pm, Google Meet
  • 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 & Nora McNaughton-Nerius
    Emails: metchason@d230.org & nmcnaughton-nreius@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 3-6PM 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: Monday-Thursday (Nov.-May) between 3:30-6PM Google Meet
     
  • 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: Mondays between 3:30-6 PM and Tuesdays between 6-9 PM Google Meet
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  • 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 & Carol McMurray (Asst.)
    Email: hsims@d230.org & cmcmurray@d230.org
    Meeting Information: 
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  • 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: Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays between 4-8:30 PM Google Meet
     
  • 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 & Shirell Mollo
    Emails: metchason@d230.org & smollo@d230.org
    Meeting Information: Meets in S-219/PAC Monday-Friday (Jan.-April) between 3-7PM
     
     
  • SPRING MUSICAL 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 (Jan.-April) Monday-Friday 3-6PM and on Saturdays 10AM-3PM
     
  • 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
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  • 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