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Vernon Hills High School Choir Presents

Solo Emsembles 2021

Concert Choir,  arr. Mark Sirett


Remember Us:  Choir, Orchestra and American Studies Commissioned Project

Throughout the '19-20 school year, over 180 students in Vernon Hills High School Choir, Orchestra, and American Studies (combined English & History) classes researched disenfranchised voices in American history while learning & performing "Remember US" a 10 movement work by composer Lee Kesselman, featuring the poetry and words of Langston Hughes, Zora Neale Hurston, Louise Erdrich, Yosimar Reyes, James Weldon Johnson, Sherman Alexie, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, and Abigail Adams. This video explains the thinking behind the scenes, interviews with the staff & composers, and teaching outcomes.

A Capella Groups

Our choir students have been busy recording music from their homes. Please check out our talented A Capella groups on their Soundcloud page!  Songs include a Billie Eilish Medley and Hooked on a Feeling · Blue Swede by Björn Skifs


Vernon Hills High School Choir Gift Wrapping Playlist

Even a pandemic couldn't stop the VHHS Choirs from making music. Recorded completely from students' homes, we hope this music gives you hope and helps you celebrate the holidays.  To fully enjoy high quality recordings and holiday visuals, use your smart TV or phone/Bluetooth to help you prepare for the holiday season and enjoy the work of all 4 choirs and over 100 students working since August. Please help us spread this gift with our entire VHHS Community (and also your extended family & friends) by freely sharing this on social media. Happy Holidays from the Vernon Hills Fine Arts Family to yours!

Vernon Hills High School Orchestra Presents

2021 Emsemble Performances

Select Ensemble Performances from the Vernon Hills High School Digital Solo and Ensemble Event - in collaboration with the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

The 2021 VHHS Winter Orchestra Concert

We are proud and pleased to share the latest concert release from the VHHS Orchestras.  Featured ensembles on this performance are Concert Orchestra, Philharmonic Orchestra, Chamber Strings, Symphony Orchestra and a special "stand alone" performance by the Symphony Winds and Percussion.  


The 2020 VHHS WInter Orchestra Concert


Vernon Hills High School Jazz Band Presents

2020-2021 Jazz Concert

Star Eyes by Gene DePaul/arr. Dave Wolpe
Caravan by Juan Tizol/Duke Ellington/arr. Alan Baylock

Under the direction of Randy Sundell and Drew Russell
Featuring: Tyler Park, Sam Rassin (alto Saxophone), Jenna Jacobson (Bass), Holly Faitsch, Tyson Leung (Clarinet), Ben Frayman, Philip Glenn, Samantha McCraney, Anthony Uriostegui (Drums), Cameron Higgs (Electric Bass), Amanda Rakers (Guitar), Kristen Rakers, James Zhou (Piano), Nicholas Beese (Bari), Zander Schwartz, Jack Viets (Tenor Saxophone, Ryan Cerauli, Leon Levin (Trombone), Charlie Frayman, Madelyn Goss, August Jones, Brandon Karaca, Jake Kostis (Trumpet))

Vernon Hills High School Band Presents

2021  Ensemble Performances

Select Ensemble Performances from the Vernon Hills High School Digital Solo and Ensemble Event - in collaboration with the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign


2020 Holiday Band Concert

Symphonic, Concert and Wind Ensembles perform holiday music


2020 Festival of Bands

VHHS Band performs with Hawthorne Middle School North and Hawthorne Middle School South
Concert Program
Concert Band: Winchester March by John Edmundson
Symphonic Band: Among the Clouds by Brian Balmages


2021 Wind Ensemble

On this St. Patrick's Day, the VHHS Wind Ensemble presents a traditional Irish Melody for your enjoyment. Thanks to Randy Sundell and the Wind Ensemble for keeping the music coming!!!


2021 Symphonic Band

The VHHS Symphonic Band, under the direction of Drew Russell and Randy Sundell has released another piece on SoundCloud!

Vernon Hills High School Theatre Presents

Twas the Night Before Christmas

VHHS Backlight Theatre Company reading of Twas the Night Before Christmas