Seventh Grade Concert Band

Contact:  Mr. Swallow                         
****LAST MINUTE CONCERT
 INFORMATION:
The 7th graders should report to the band room at Chiddix by 6:30 pm on Thursday, March 7. The concert will begin at 7:00 pm. Concert attire is the same as before.  You can find guidelines elsewhere on this page. The highlights would be:  "No  Jeans,  no t-shirts, no tennis shoes." As always, if you have any questions please contact Mr. Swallow.  

If you child is also in the jazz band, remember that they have performances on Thursday, March 7 (@ Chiddix) and Friday, March 8 (@ Normal West).   
posted 2-28-2019



****IESA SOLO & ENSEMBLE CONTEST, SAT., APRIL 6:
All 7th and 8th grade band and choir students are eligible to participate in this event. This event will be hosted by Cornerstone Academy in rural Bloomington. Orchestra students will be participating on a different date. If you hear an orchestra student talking about attending a S & E Contest in February, don't worry, CJHS band and choir students do not participate until Saturday, April 6. Please check in the document section for the form that needs to be returned by Friday, January 25.
posted 1-22-19



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CONCERT ATTIRE:
As a 7th grader the concert dress for the entire year is black dress pants and belt, white shirt (fitted shirts will be tucked in), black shoes and black socks. No black jeans (or any jeans for that matter), no t-shirts, no tennis shoes, and no leggings / 'eggings of any kind.  
posted 10-10-18


Calendar of Events:
See "Calendar" link on left side bar for performance dates!

****Home Preparation
Music and instruments should be coming home EVERY weekend. Band/choir students should be bringing them home on Thursday night and 5 day band students should be bringing them home on Friday. With the buses as overcrowded as they are, it is imperative that the choir students take them home on Thursday.   posted 10-10-18

****RECORDINGS OF CONCERT PIECES
Below you will find links to music selections for the April 27 and May 13 concerts.  posted 3-12-2018