Thursday, April 29, 2010

Booster Meeting Change

Please be aware that the Band Booster meeting date for May has changed to accommodate Senior Awards Night. May's meeting will be Tuesday, May 4th instead of Monday the 3rd.

Hope to see you there!

Wednesday, April 21, 2010

Fox Valley Music Festival at MCHS!

CORRECTION: The concert tonight begins at 7:00 pm, not 7:30 as previously stated. We suggest arriving at 6:30 pm or earlier to guarantee parking and a good spot in the audience.

The 81st annual Fox Valley Music Festival will be hosted by MCHS for the first time!

The concert will be in the MCHS Central Campus Gymnasium at 7:00 pm on Monday, April 26th. Eighteen schools from the Chicagoland area will be represented in the choir, orchestra, and band.

Congratulations to the students from our band who were selected to perform in the prestigious event!
Melissa Hallihan, Emily Kratz, Allison Turner, Andrea Aguilera, Kelley Cerovac, Hannah Knorr, Brooke Dugan, Melissa Jepsen, Erin Williams, Anthony Abbonato, John Bond, Kelly Turner, Alex Halaska, Joe Phipps, Zach Friant, Carly Johnson, and NIck Martiniak

Sunday, April 18, 2010

Superior Ratings!

Congratulations to all of our bands at IHSA Contest in Morris last Saturday!

All three groups received Division I Superior Overall Ratings for their outstanding performances.

* The jazz band received 2 Superior Ratings and 1 Excellent Rating.
* The symphonic/concert band received 3 Superior Ratings.
* The wind ensemble band received 3 Superior Ratings.

Wednesday, April 7, 2010

IHSA Band Contest Info!

The IHSA Organizational Music Contest is being hosted by Morris HS on April 16th and April 17th. Our band program will have three performance groups in attendance for adjudication. Performance times include:

Jazz Band I - report time 6:00 pm
April 16th (Friday) @ 7:30 pm performance

Wind Ensemble - report time 1:00 pm
April 17th (Saturday) @ 3:00 pm performance

Symphonic/Concert Band - report time 1:15 pm
Aprill 17th (Saturday) @ 5:00 pm performance

Symphonic/Concert band have 2 required evening rehearsals scheduled for April 13th and April 15th from 7:00 - 8:45 pm.
Jazz Band I - April 12th (7:30 - 8:45 pm) and April 15th from (6:00 - 6:45 pm).
Jazz Band II -April 12th (6:00-7:15 pm).