Wednesday, December 11, 2013

2013 WInter Band Concert!

Report time is 6:15 pm for Beginning Band and 6:30 pm for Jazz Bands/Percussion Ensembles!  Everyone else in band is required to attend and should report to the auditorium by 6:50 pm.

The concert is Thursday, December 12  and starts at 7:00 pm. Two percussion ensembles, madrigal brass, beginning band, and two jazz bands will be featured! The concert is free and open to the public!

Concert attire for performers is:
Boys: dress pants, dress shirt, tie optional, black dress shoes
Girls: dress pants or skirt and nice top; skirt must be knee-length or longer with black tights

For this concert only, "festive flair" (holiday ties, scarves, etc) is acceptable as long as your attire meets the above guidelines.

Monday, December 9, 2013


Congratulations to Erin Matthewson (orchestra-oboe) and Valerie Kolb (band - trumpet) for their acceptance into the ILMEA ALL STATE Music Ensembles!  They were selected through an audition process that included the best musicians from across the state of Illinois. Both students are members of the MCHS Wind Ensemble.

The festival concert date is January 25th at the Peoria Civic Center in Peoria, Illinois.