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
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
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
Four Seasons string quartet

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

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


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
Music For Today


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: Bernadette Hisey  I email I  216-529-4230
Hayes music teacher: Lisa Van Scyoc   I email I  216-529-4228

Horace Mann music teacher: Aaron Waryk  I email I  216-529-4257
Lincoln music teacher: Joseph Mikolajczyk  I email I  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

(in Civic Auditorium unless
otherwise noted)

OMEA High School Solo & Ensemble Contest
Saturday, Jan. 17, all day
Location, TBA

Lakewood Project Winter Concert
Friday, Jan. 23, 7:30 pm
Ticket form

LHS Barnstormers' Winter Play
Four, one-act plays
Thurs.-Sat., Jan. 29-31, 7:30 pm
LHS Art Atrium

West Shore Conference Band/Choir Festival
Tuesday, Feb. 3, all day
Location TBA

Roosevelt Winter Concert
Wednesday, Feb. 4, 2;15 pm
Roosevelt Gym

LHS Bands Contest Concert
Tuesday, Feb. 24, 7:30 pm

OMEA Middle School Honors Festival 
Saturday, March 7, 3 pm
Avon Lake

Lakewood Jazz Festival
Tuesday, March 10, 7:30 pm

OMEA High School Large Group Adjudicated Event
Fri. & Sat, March 13-14
Location, TBA

Elementary Choral Festival
Wednesday, March 18, 7 pm

Garfield Spring Musical
Thurs. & Fri., March 19-20, 7 pm
Garfield Cafetorium

8th Grade Band Festival
Tuesday, March 24, 7:30 pm

LINKS

Music Boosters page

FORMS
Music Boosters Membership Form