An iconic singer-songwriter gets a brand-new sound in CAROLE’S KINGS, the world’s first all-male Carole King tribute. With lush orchestrations, witty banter, and a cast of New York stage veterans, CAROLE’S KINGS is a dynamic act jam-packed with chart-topping sensations such as “The Locomotion,” “I Feel the Earth Move,” “You’ve Got A Friend,” and many more.
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Tune in to the student-directed, student-written, and student-produced movies from the Theatre Arts Independent Study class from Batavia High School. Four strong young BHS women use the power of storytelling to share their perspectives about life, relationships, moving on, and the future. These movies represent a semester of learning the art of movie-making in a difficult environment. This event will stream in the video player above at 7:00 PM on July 20. “Olive and Isaac” (written and directed by Vivien Cohen): Olive: Ava Little Isaac: Desert McGarr New Technician: Venessa Plourde Head Technician: Allison McPeak “The Nightmare” (written and directed by Ava Little): Valerie: Venessa Plourde Mom: Allison McPeak Jessica Fitz: Vivien Cohen Bridget: Chloe Nelson Stacy: Ashlyn Garrity Nightmare Figure: Ivan Pynn Ms. Baker: Violet McCann Extras: Clara Patterson, Gemma Cohen, TJ Borre, Josiah Daneels, Tatjana Litow “Til the End of Time” (written and directed by Allison McPeak): Mary: Venessa Plourde Addie: Vivien Cohen Kate: Ava Little “Without Further Ado” (written and directed by Venessa Plourde): Eddie: Ava Little Mom: Allison McPeak
Wait a minute, wait a minute…we’re not going to let a pandemic hold us back! The 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, and 5th-grade students of Batavia are going to virtually perform for you! Starting on May 13, the students across the district will be performing hit songs that are fun for the whole family! It will be available for two weeks on the BFAC website. We know you will love this virtual performance where we will, “Spread Joy, Not Germs!
Program Order Prelude chamber music Duet: Kate Bonnet, Aisling McGrath Quartet: Luke Shimizu, Micah Shimizu, Molly Autenrieth, Delia Bonnet Concert Orchestra “Cellos Ole!” by Richard Meyer “Alborada” by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov, arr. Deborah Baker Monday “Warrior Legacy” by Soon Hee Newbold Soloists: Juliana Soltis and Braedan Cox, violin I Colin Glanz, Anna Brandt, Will Goliak, violin II Emma Moran, Sophie Bremner, Abby Arends, Ayden McGill, viola Hannah Schwarz, cello; and Tati Litow, bass Sinfonietta Peer Gynt Suite by Edvard Grieg, arr. Carrie Lane Gruselle I. Morning Mood II. Aase’s Death III. Anitra’s Dance IV. In the Hall of the Mountain King “Allegretto” from Symphony No. 5 by Demetri Shostakovich, arr. Lauren Keiser Soloist: Roy McMarrow, violin Symphony Orchestra “Folk Tune Air and Fiddler’s Fury” by Alexander Safford Soloists: Eden Sagarin and Marcus Knoth, violin Alice Pellemoine and Sanjay Dave, cello Philharmonic Orchestra Sinfonie in D, No. 2 in D Major, I. “Allegro” by Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy Serenade for String Orchestra, op. 6, I. “Andante con moto” by Josef Suk Soloist: Rachel Frediani, violin
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It’s time for some chuckles, chortles and guffaws on January 28, 2021, at 7:00 pm LIVE to your home from the BFAC. Witness the magic of the BHS improv troupe as they make up an entire evening’s performance right in front of your eyes and ears. Enjoy a night of fun as you witness our troupe take on freeform improvisation! To watch is free, but if you find yourself in a position to make a donation toward the improv program, tickets would normally be $7.00 – $9.00. Register for your access in the window above.
Join us for the annual DuKane Art Show Competition, featuring student artwork from Batavia, Geneva, Glenbard North, Lake Park, St. Charles East, St. Charles North, Wheaton North, and Wheaton Warrenville South High Schools. “Congratulations to all of our participants, please be aware some material may be sensitive to certain audiences.” [button link="https://padlet.com/dawnzalkus/nua3qg66nym09s7d" label="View the Gallery"]
Available after the stream as video-on-demand. A 45-minute tradition lives on in a new way through COVID-19. Come join the Batavia HS Music Department and their students as they ring in the holiday season in style!
This original project looks at the world we currently reside in through the lens of students. Have we lost hope? Do we give hope? Is there hope for our world? These are all questions asked through three uniquely different 40- minute performances originally streamed on November 5, 6 & 7 at 7:30PM.
Ring in the holiday season with Batavia High School’s orchestra showcase! Over the past few months, students learned music remotely and independently recorded their parts using Chromebooks and recording software. Enjoy our musical gift to the community: holiday music from our talented students!
Join DE at the BFAC to acknowledge the many “elements of emotions” we all are experiencing and should support and honor one another with, along with the work these young performers have achieved in the most trying of times.
The Wayouts are the newest standout on the Chicago festival scene. Dedicated exclusively to garage rock hits from the 1960s, the Wayouts deliver an authentic revival of rock n’ roll’s first generation with hits from The Kinks, The Animals, The Troggs, The Monkees, The Rascals, The Dave Clark Five and tons more — songs everybody knows with no run-of-the-mill “oldies”.