Sunday, April 17, 2016

IHSA Band Contest results!

Congratulations to our Wind Symphony,  Wind Ensemble, and Jazz I on their outstanding performances at the IHSA State Music Organizational Contest hosted by Manteno HS.


Wind Ensemble
  • Judge 1 - Division I 
  • Judge 2 - Division I
  • Judge 3 -  Division I
  • Overall result - Division I Superior Rating
Wind Symphony
  • Judge 1 - Division II
  • Judge 2 - Division I 
  • Judge 3 - Division II
  • Overall result - Division II Excellent Rating
Jazz Band I
  • Judge 1 - Division I 
  • Judge 2 - Division I
  • Judge 3 -  Division I
  • Overall result - Division I Superior Rating

Monday, April 4, 2016

IHSA Band Contest Info - April 16, 2016

Below is the schedule for the IHSA Organizational Band Contest at Manteno High School on Saturday, April 16th:

 8:30 am - Report time
 9:00 am - Busses leave MCHS
10:15 am - Wind Symphony warm-up
10:50 am - Wind Symphony Performance time!
11:10 am - Wind Ensemble warm-up
11:40 am - Wind Ensemble Performance time!
12:20 pm - Wind Ensemble/Wind Symphony load busses/trailer
 1:00 pm - Arrive at MCHS

3:00 pm - Jazz Band warm-up
 3:35 pm - Jazz Band Performance time!
 4:30 pm - Bus leaves
 5:15 pm - Approx. arrival at MCHS

(note: only Wind Symphony, Wind Ensemble, Jazz I will be attending contest)

Attire is the same as for our concerts:
  • Black dress clothes from the waist down, black or white dress clothes from the waist up.
  • Ladies!  No skirts or dresses.  Pants only!
  • Tops may not be spaghetti strap or strapless, unless you are wearing something over it.
  • NO jeans or athletic shoes (even if they are black).
You will have points deducted from your grade for this performance if your attire does not meet expectations! Please see Mr. Anderson with any questions regarding appropriate attire.

Parent permission slips will be issued to students in class and will need to be returned to Mr. Anderson
by Wednesday, April 13th.

If you intend on taking home your student after the performance, you must fill out the link "Activity Release Form" on the band blog.