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Through Dec. 13th
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The Making of H.I.P. Performers for the 21st Century

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  • This Clinic will demonstrate and explain Historically Informed Performances and the validity of using period instruments in the high school setting. This clinic will also provide our guest with resources ie, performance practice, instrument purchase and repair, clinicians, music purchase etc.
  • Enrique Vilaseco (
  • 12/20/2013 02:00 PM - N/A
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  • Enrique Vilaseco, earned his B.A. in Music Performance Violin/Viola, with a Minor in Spanish, from Northeastern Illinois University in 1997, and in 2000 received his Masters in Music Education from Vandercook College of Music in Chicago. Enrique is also a National Board Certified teacher. He has a total of 3 years teaching in the Chicago Public Schools. He has presented a clinic and performance with the SHS Baroque Ensemble 2013 at ILMEA. He was also the orchestra director four years at District #230 in Orland Park, IL. There he directed the orchestras, String Ensemble, Philharmonic Orchestra and Symphony Orchestra. Currently he is the Orchestra director at Adlai E. Stevenson High School, in Lincolnshire, IL. Stevenson High School is a four-time Blue Ribbon Award winner school and also the 2010-11 Kennedy Center for the Arts Award recipient. He leads the Stevenson Baroque Ensemble.
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  • Dr. Phillip Serna
  • PHILLIP W. SERNA performs on double bass with Midwestern orchestras as well as on viols with period-instrument ensembles including Ars Antigua, the Bach Collegium of Fort Wayne, the Callipygian Players, the Chicago Early Music Consort, Duo fantaisie en Echo, Harmonie, the Musica Angelica Baroque Orchestra, New Comma Baroque, the Newberry Consort, the Secret of the Muses, the Spirit of Gambo – a Chicago Consort of Viols, and many others. Phillip has appeared on Chicago’s 98.7FM WFMT, Wisconsin Public Radio, Milwaukee Public Radio and WUIS NPR and can be heard on CD releases from Clarion, Cedille, Soundbyte and Varèse Sarabande Records. Holding Master and Doctoral degrees from Northwestern University, Phillip is instructor of double bass and viol at Valparaiso University and is music director of the Early Music outreach program Viols in Our Schools, earning him Early Music America’s Outreach Award for 2010.