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The Oracle

The news site of Glenbrook South High School.

The Oracle

The news site of Glenbrook South High School.

The Oracle

GSO to visit Big Apple

Late every Wednesday evening, music fills the empty halls of South. A full ensemble of restless musicians continue to play their instruments late into the endless night, practicing their grueling pieces....

Tenacious Titan: Completing her rehab exercises at the Ability Institute of RIC, Kristin Meyer, program director and conductor of the Glenbrook Symphony Orchestra, perseveres despite severe injuries after the plane crash. Photo courtesy of Kristin Meyer.

Meyer’s passion for teaching perseveres in the face of adversity

Sloane Shabelman, Abby McKew, and Shannon Mathew
February 12, 2021

The sun was low in the sky on that Sunday afternoon six years ago in Monee, Illinois. Suddenly, the plane hit the power lines, the aircraft shuddered, the field of weeds below rushed up and Kristin Meyer...

GSO shines with Silver Light Festival

GSO shines with Silver Light Festival

Justine Liu and Molly Thissen
December 18, 2020

It’s 7:00 p.m. on a Wednesday evening when Orchestra Director Kristin Meyer asks senior Stephen Jang, Glenbrook Symphony Orchestra (GSO) co-president, to unmute his microphone on Zoom. With the sound...

Fine Arts finds ways to connect music virtually

Sofia Oyarzun, staff writer
November 20, 2020

As the school battles through the year with hybrid learning, music teachers in the Fine Arts Department shared their plans to find a system that works for their respective programs. These programs are...

Glenbrook Fine Arts community collaborates, honors Shakespeare

Gabby Zabat, staff writer
April 29, 2016

The audience waits in anticipation and silence for the grand, velvet curtains to open. As the crowd hears the drapes shuffling across the wooden floors, they begin to applaud the 130 students of the Glenbrook...

Trumpeteering during a morning Jazz Ensemble practice, junior Jack Kelly performs his piece alongside senior Matt Grinde. Kelly made ensemble his Sophomore year, and has avidly remained a part of the entire music department.

Kelly performs, leads with trumpet

Emma Morris, staff reporter
February 25, 2016

Whether he’s playing trumpet in band, GSO (Glenbrook Symphony Orchestra), or on Sunday mornings at church, junior Jack Kelly does it all. Even throughout his countless hours of practicing and performing,...

GSOs last concert remembers and creates memories

GSO’s last concert remembers and creates memories

Aakash Bhojwani, staff reporter
May 13, 2015

After weeks of rehearsing, members of the Glenbrook Symphony Orchestra (GSO) took the stage for their annual spring concert on March 25. This was GSO’s final concert of the year and, according...

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