8th Annual EYSO Faculty Recital On Sunday, January 6, 2019, EYSO kicked off the start if its 2nd semester with a special treat – the 8th Annual EYSO Faculty Recital. While originally intended as a way for students and parents to see their conductors in action, the recital has become an EYSO tradition and is also a unique opportunity for students and families interested in considering the EYSO experience. This free concert was held at Elgin Community College Arts Center, Spartan Auditorium. 
Schlagzeugfest 2019 (January 12, 2019) Schlagzeugfest is an all day percussion festival designed for the percussionists of Indian Prairie District 204. The focus of the event is to elevate percussion artistry across the district by providing clinic and performance opportunities for middle school and high school percussionists. Every year interested percussionists from Fischer, Still, Scullen, Hill, Granger, Crone and Gregory come for an opportunity to play and learn more about percussion. The day will include lessons (clinics) about playing percussion, rehearsals on a combined percussion ensemble work, performances, and pizza!