Queer as Polka: Lakeside Pride plays a new tune

Melissa TerrellChamber Ensembles, News & Events

Kaitlyn Hollysmith has added the “oom-pah-pah” rhythm to the many styles and sounds Lakeside Pride Music Ensembles plays through the new ensemble Queer as Polka. Hollysmith was born and raised in Long Grove, Illinois. In fourth grade, she picked up the trumpet to play in the school band and she stuck with it all through high school. She recalled she … Read More