Performing Arts

Lakewood City Schools has a long legacy of excellence in arts education, including the performing arts. From our many performance groups at the high school to our elementary music program, there are many options available to all our students.

If you have a question about our Performing Arts programs, please email asklakewoodschools@lakewoodcityschools.org.

LAKEWOOD HIGH SCHOOL

George P. Read Music Department

Band Program (website)
Director: Clinton Steinbrunner  I email I  216-227-5980
Wind Ensemble
Symphonic Band
Concert Band
Jazz Band
Jazz Workshop
Ranger Marching Band (website)
Ranger Pep Band

Orchestra Program (website)
Director: Elizabeth Hankins  I email I  216-227-5990
Chamber Orchestra
Symphonic Orchestra
Philharmonia
String Orchestra
Camerata
Lakewood Project (alternative rock orchestra) 
       Check out LP in this coolcleveland.com video
       www.lakewoodproject.com
Four Seasons string quartet

For more information on the LHS Orchestra Program, visit Ms. Hankins' teacher web site by clicking here.

Choir Program
Director: Peter Hampton  I email I  216-227-5981
Symphonic Mixed Choir
Symphonic Treble Choir
Concert Choir
Chamber Choir
Men's Choir
Vive Le Four men's quartet
Fourtes women's quartet
A Capella Choir

Drama Program
Director:
Domenic Farinelli  I email I  216-529-4162

The Drama program offers Broadcast/Theater Production as an elective through the English Department. The Barnstormers Drama Club peforms three plays throughout the school year, including a spring musical.

Non-Performance Classes

Music Theory
AP Music Theory
Piano
Pop Music


MIDDLE SCHOOL PROGRAM

Grade Level Bands
Grade Level Choirs
Jazz Band
Strolling Strings
Show Choir

Harding Band Director: John Blasko  I  email

Garfield Band Director: Julie Tabaj  I email 
Harding & Garfield Orchestra Director: Patty Mullinax  I email

Harding & Garfield Choir Director: Lisa Richards  I email

Garfield Middle School: 216.529.4241
Harding Middle School: 216.529.4261


ELEMENTARY PROGRAM

Kodaly and Orff-based General Music
5th Grade Band
5th Grade Orchestra
Performance choirs (varies by school)
Mini-musicals
Field trips to Cleveland Orchestra

Emerson music teacher: Matthew Fitz  I email I  216-529-4254

Grant music teacher: Carrie Smith  I email I  216-529-4217
Harrison music teacher:  Stephanie Grant l email 216-529-4230
Hayes music teacher: Karen Bescan   I email I  216-529-4228

Horace Mann music teacher: Aaron Waryk  I email I  216-529-4257
Lincoln music teacher: Marie Hattman l email l 216-529-4232
Roosevelt music teacher: Renee Wagner  I email I  216-529-4224


Elementary strings teacher: Mary Jo Mallchok  I email I 216.227-5707, ext. 8370
Elementary band teachers: John Blasko, 216-529-4261 and Julie Tabaj, 216-529-4241 (see emails under Middle School Programs)

Events

Events are in Civic Auditorium unless otherwise noted.

Elementary Choir Festival
Wednesday, March 15, 7 pm

Grant Grades 2 & 3/Choir Concert
Friday, March 17, 1:45 pm

GCISE Solo & Ensemble Contest
Saturday, March 18

8th Grade Band Concert w/LHS Wind Ensemble
Wednesday, March 22

LHS Talent Show
Thurs. & Fri., March 24 & 25, 7 pm

Barney's Cafe
Thursday, March 30, 7 pm

Garfield Play, "Half Frozen"
Thurs. & Fri., March 30 & 31, 7 pm
Garfield Cafeteria

LHS Spring Choral Pops Concert
Tuesday, April 4

OMEA Junior High Solo & Ensemble
Saturday, April 8

Lincoln Spring Concert
Tuesday, April 11, 1:45 pm
Lincoln Cafetorium

Barnstormers' "Little Women"
Thurs.-Sat., May 4-6

OMEA Junior High Adjudicated Event
May 5 & 6

8th Grade Spring Concert
Tuesday, May 9

Grant Concert/5th Grade Instrumentals
Wednesday, May 10, 9:30 am, 1:45 pm
Grant Cafetorium

LHS Jazz Band Concert
Thursday, May 11

LHS Chamber Choir/Vive L'Four/Fourtes
Friday, May 12, 7 pm

LHS Spring Orchestra Concert
Tuesday, May 16, 7 pm

LHS Spring Choral Concert
Wednesday, May 17, 7 pm

6th Grade Spring Concert
Thursday, May 18

Horace Mann Spring Concert
Friday, May 19, 1:30 pm
HM Cafetorium

Lakewood Project Spring Concert
Saturday, May 20, 7:30 pm

7th Grade Spring Concert
Monday, May 22

5th Grade Instrumental Concert
Wednesday, May 24

LHS Bands Spring Concert
Thursday, May 25, 7 pm

Hayes Spring Concert
Wednesday, May 31, 1:45 pm
Hayes Gym

 

LINKS

Music Boosters page

FORMS
Music Boosters 2016-2017 Membership Form
Music Boosters Summer 2017 Scholarship Application