Calendar

August 2017

30First Day of School!
31Symphonic Band Chair Placement Auditions Begin

September 2017

052:10pRegular Symphonic Band rehearsals begin
052:10pRegular Concert Band rehearsals begin
153:00pRegular Fifth Grade Band rehearsals begin
18scheduled5th Grade Band Chair Placement Auditions Begin
19scheduledConcert Band Chair Placement Auditions
23scheduledIMEA Honor Band Auditions at Round Lake High School

October 2017

028:45aSymphonic Band performance at Middleton
117:00pBeginner Band Parent Orientation in Middleton Gym
197:00pSymphonic Band Fall Concert at McCracken Middle School

November 2017

04All DayIMEA Honor Band Festival at Wauconda HS (selected students)
07All DaySymphonic Band performance at IGSMA/NBA Band Director Workshop (at McCracken)

December 2017

06All Day8th Grade Band Day at Niles North High School (7:30p Concert)
077:00pFifth Grade Band and Concert Band Fall Concert
182:00pWinter Concert (Symphonic Band, Choirs at McCracken)
197:00pWinter Concert (Symphonic Band, Choirs at Niles North HS)

January 2018

12Afternoon/EveningAll-Illinois Junior Band (University of Illinois, selected students)
13all dayAll-Illinois Junior Band (University of Illinois, selected students)

February 2018

179:00a - 1:00pSolo and Ensemble Recital at McCracken Middle School (scheduled - all 6th, 7th, and 8th Graders - optional for 5th graders)
24All Day (scheduled)IGSMA Solo and Ensemble Contest at Fairview School (Skokie)
27All DaySymphonic Band Midwest Clinic Application Recording Session

March 2018

077:00pBeginner Band and Symphonic Band Concert at McCracken
10TBAIllinois Grade School Music Association District Contest (Location TBA)
147:00p5th Grade Band and Concert Band Concert at McCracken

April 2018

27All DayIllinois Grade School Music Association State Contest (Band and Choirs) (Either 4/28 or 4/29)
28All DayIllinois Grade School Music Association State Contest (Band and Choirs) (Either 4/28 or 4/29)

May 2018

04TBAUniversity of Illinois Superstate Concert Band Festival (if invited)
142018-2019 Placement Auditions Begin (5th Grade and Concert Band)
217:00pAll Bands Concert at Niles North High School

June 2018

057:30 PM8th Grade Graduation at Niles North High School (Symphonic Band Performs)
06Last Day of School!!!

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