Homewood Flossmoor Suzuki Strings

HFSS 2017-2018 Calendar


August 11 - Fall tuition, activity fee & SAA membership due.
August 28 - Fall term begins.


September 7 - First group classes of the school year at Homewood Church.
September 22 - Pajama Recital 6:30 pm at Homewood Church.
September Violin Group Classes - the 7th and the 21st.


October 5 - Parent Talk 7-8pm at Woodlands Church.
October 14 - Illinois Philharmonic Orchestra concert, 7:30pm at Ozinga Chapel at Trinity Christian College
*HFSS STUDENT PERFORMANCE BEFORE THE CONCERT AND SHORT PERFORMANCE AT INTERMISSION
October Violin Group Classes - the 5th and the 19th.


November 6 - Winter tuition due.
November 11 - Performance at St. Colleta’s of Illinois in Downer’s Grove, 8:00pm-8:15ish
November 16 - Fall student group recital at 6:30 at Brookdale.
November 18 - Illinois Philharmonic Orchestra concert, 7:30pm at Ozinga Chapel at Trinity Christian College
November 20 - 24 - Thanksgiving week. No private or group lessons.
November 27 - Winter term begins
November Violin Group Classes - the 2nd and the 30th


December Holiday Concerts - La Voute in Homewood at 6pm
December 17 - IPO Holiday Pops Movie Music Spectacular, 3PM at Ozinga Chapel at Trinity Christian College
December 25 - January 5 - Winter break. No private or group lessons.
December Violin Group Classes - none


January 8 - Lessons resume. *Note: NO GROUP ON JAN. 4.WE WILL HAVE GROUP JAN. 11
January Violin Group Classes - the 11th and the 18th.


February 2 - Solo Night at 6:30 at Brookdale.
February 10 - Illinois Philharmonic Orchestra concert, 7:30pm at Ozinga Chapel at Trinity Christian College
February 19 - Spring tuition due.
February Violin Group Classes - the 2nd and the 16th.


March 1 - Parent Talk 7-8 at the Homewood Church.
March 5 - Spring term begins.
March 15 - Student group recital at 6:30pm at Brookdale
March 26 - March 30 - Spring Break. No private or group lessons.
March Violin Group Classes - the 1st


April 14 - Illinois Philharmonic Orchestra concert, 7:30pm at Ozinga Chapel at Trinity Christian College
April Violin Group Classes - the 5th and the 19th.


May 17 - The Fun recital 6:30pm at Brookdale.
May 21 - Summer tuition due.
May Violin Group Classes - the 3rd


June 11 - Summer term begins.
June - Blue Lake Suzuki Institute (Michigan)


July - Chicago Suzuki Institute (Deerfield, IL)


August - The American Suzuki Institute (Wisconsin)

There are many other Suzuki Institutes throughout the summer around the country.

Illinois Philharmonic Orchestra 2017-2018 Schedule
40th Season Opening Night From Generation to Generation
Saturday, October 14, 2017 | 7:30PM
Ozinga Chapel at Trinity Christian College
Respighi The Birds
Beethoven Triple Concerto - The Hersh Trio, Guest Artists
Mendelssohn Symphony No. 5, Reformation
Stilian Kirov, Conductor

When Art Imitates Life
Saturday, November 18, 2017 | 7:30PM
Ozinga Chapel at Trinity Christian College
Vladigerov Improvisation and Toccata
Copland Symphony for Organ & Orchestra
David Schrader, Guest Organist
Shostakovich Symphony No. 5
Stilian Kirov, Conductor


Holiday Pops Movie Music Spectacular
Saturday, December 16, 2017 | 3PM
Ozinga Chapel at Trinity Christian College
Holiday movie soundtrack classics and other seasonal favorites
Francesco Milioto, Guest Conductor


Expect the Unexpected
Saturday, February 10, 2018 | 7:30PM
Ozinga Chapel at Trinity Christian College
Beethoven Coriolan Overture
Beethoven Piano Concerto No.1 - Winston Choi, Guest Pianist
Beethoven Symphony No. 7
Stefan Veselka, Guest Conductor


Watershed Works
Saturday, March 10, 2018 | 7:30PM
Ozinga Chapel at Trinity Christian College
Bernstein Symphonic Dances from West Side Story
Mahler Symphony No. 1
Stilian Kirov, Conductor

Season Finale: Heart and Soul
Saturday, April 14, 2018 | 7:30PM
Ozinga Chapel at Trinity Christian College
Razaz Arizona Dreams
Dvorak Czech Suite
Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 5
Stilian Kirov, Conductor