Emerson Bands 2018-19

Mr. Bachmann uses Google Classroom for communication, announcements and more. Check with your student for regular band updates as well as your email for our Smore newsletters with more information.

Mr. Bachmann is in his 23rd year of teaching in District 64 and 30th year of teaching overall. He is originally from Las Vegas, Nevada and holds a Bachelor's Degree in Music Music Education and Master's Degree in Percussion Performance both from Northwestern University. He has been at Emerson since it opened in 1998 and has worked with the Symphonic , Jazz and Beginning Bands as well as the Percussion Ensemble. He is active as a clinician, performer and adjudicator throughout the Chicagoland area. The Emerson bands have received Superior ratings at IGSMA festivals as well as their annual performance at the Music in the Parks festival.

He and his wife live in Palatine with their 5 children and they enjoy attending concerts, White Sox games, and traveling to Door County.