Upcoming Events in DW

By: Richard

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

Concert Attire

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.