Band: During the early stage of the year, everything is setting up nicely and the band doing generally well with rating themselves “decent” so far. Mr. Owens is doing a fantastic job managing and motivating the band. Lately, its members showing lots of appreciation towards him. Upcoming performances include the October 31st symphony, composing up of band, orchestra, and chorus and is in Milwaukee. There is also going to be a upcoming concert around January. Events relating to band include:
Jazz Band Auditions – Monday, September 17 Time: 3:35 – 4:55 Location: DW Band Room
Senior Citizens’ Day (8th Band Only) – Tuesday, October 23 Time: 1:15 P.M. Location: DW Cafeteria
Concert (7th and 8th) – Tuesday, October 31 Time: 7:00 P.M. Location: DW Cafeteria
ILMEA Band/Orchestra Festival – Saturday, November 3 Time: All Day Location: Schaumburg HS
Winter Concert – Tuesday, December 18 Time: 7:00 P.M. Location: DW Green Gym
8th Grade Band Consortium – Tuesday, January 15 Time: 2:30 – 8:00 Location: Stevenson HS
If band members forget their concert attire, they’ll need to wear black pants and the green band polo shirt. Black shoes or dark colored dress shoes with dark socks are also a crucial part of the uniform that is usually overlooked. It is mandatory to dress accordingly by the first performance.