Glenbrook South’s performance groups serve as platforms for students to showcase their creativity and refine their abilities through dedicated rehearsals and live performances.
By participating in these groups, students are encouraged to explore their passions and talents in various artistic disciplines. They gain valuable artistic experiences and learn the importance of creative collaboration. These groups cultivate a vibrant arts community that allows students to express themselves authentically, building confidence and a deep appreciation for the arts.
Bhangra Beatz celebrates Indian classical and secular dance with the GBS community. We perform at both school and community events. Auditions will be held. Please contact Ms Schullo for more information.
The Glenbrook South Chamber Singers is a mixed 23-member auditioned vocal ensemble open to advanced choral students in grades 10-12 by audition. Chambers performs extensively throughout the Glenview and surrounding communities throughout the December season. They are available throughout the caroling season. Chambers also performs at the Glenbrook South Fall Choral Concert, Winter Choral Concert, Winter Music Assembly, and Glenbrook Festival of Music, as well as performing their favorite repertoire at an exclusive Chamber Singers Concert in May.
Comedy Troupe performs several sketches in the annual Variety Show. We have the exciting task of writing original material that showcases character, scenario, and laughter. Actors and writers are welcome! Collaborate with others and "find the funny".
Auditions will be held after winter break.
Contemporary Vocal Ensemble is a brand new auditioned extracurricular choral ensemble available to freshman and sophomore students of all voice parts. The group is a fast-moving small group experience with performance opportunities throughout the year, performing music of the vocal jazz, contemporary a cappella, and chamber choir genres.
GBS’ Hip Hop Dance Club. De La Cru performs at various events throughout the school year. Auditions are held each Spring.
Fusion is an auditioned mixed contemporary a cappella ensemble run out of the Choral Department. They rehearse weekly to prepare repertoire that includes pop, rock, and jazz music. Fusion performs at choral concerts and a culminating a cappella concert at the end of the year, as well as other Glenbrook South and Glenview community events. They also perform separately as Nine (Tenor/Bass ensemble) and Solace (Soprano/Alto ensemble) throughout the year.
The Glenbrook Symphony Orchestra (GSO) is the co-curricular district orchestra, combining students from both Glenbrook North and Glenbrook South High Schools. The GSO is composed of all sophomore through senior string players in the district, as well as auditioned woodwind, brass, and percussion students. GSO rehearses on Wednesday evenings throughout the year and performs two major concerts each year. Along with the fall and spring concerts, the GSO performs at school assemblies and other events. The top three soloists from the annual GSO Concerto Competition perform in the spring concert.
The purpose of the Black Student Union is to explore, support, and learn about various aspects of Black culture both domestically and abroad in a safe, supportive space.
Intonations is an all-inclusive choral club with no experience necessary. This student-led ensemble will perform music of all genres with major input from student participants. If you like to sing, this is the place for you!
GBS’ only dance team which celebrates exclusively Latin style! We're a student-driven team that creates and practices dances of different styles such as Bachata, Merengue, Cumbia, Salsa, Reggaeton, and more! Email Mr. Gillani with any questions!
Orchesis is a dance group that meets throughout the first semester to prepare for the annual dance show in December. Orchesis learns and performs a variety of styles including lyrical, tap, jazz, and hip-hop. Orchesis provides a place where dancers from every class can come together to grow as dancers and individuals.
Scat That is a small auditioned vocal ensemble run out of the Choral Department. They rehearse weekly with a choral director to prepare a variety of vocal jazz tunes. Scat That performs at choral concerts and a final a cappella concert at the end of the year, as well as other Glenbrook South and Glenview community events.
Auditions for the Winter Play are open to all GBS students. Students can always have a hand in helping write the show. Usually some comedy. Usually something with an edge. Always something entertaining.