WELCOME TO ORCHESTRA!
The Kenyon Woods Area elementary orchestra program includes students from Clinton, Fox Meadow, Garfield, Liberty, Nature Ridge, Wayne, and Willard. Orchestra is open to students in 5th and 6th grade who are interested in playing a string instrument (Violin, Viola, Cello, or Bass). Please check back for updates, and be sure to take a look at the event calendar below for concert dates and other important events!
Degrees and Certifications:
Illinois State University - Bachelor's of Music Education - Instrumental
Mr. Botwinski joined the U-46 staff in August of 2016. He currently teaches 5th and 6th grade orchestra at most of the elementary schools that feed into Kenyon Woods Middle School.
Mr. Botwinski graduated from Illinois State University in May 2015 with a Bachelor's Degree in Instrumental Music Education (Band & Orchestra). During his collegiate studies, he has taught various wind and string ensembles at multiple grade levels.
Outside of teaching, Mr. Botwinski also continues to perform as a pianist and percussionist. He is currently a member of the DuPage Symphony Orchestra, and has performed in many venues around the Chicagoland area.