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Marching Band Calendar Update -PERCUSSION

posted Jul 30, 2015, 7:42 AM by Conant Bands   [ updated Aug 2, 2015, 8:51 PM ]

The 2015 Marching Band Calendar has been updated.  

Percussion, please take note that the Drum Line and Pit/Cymbals will begin on Wednesday, 8/5 at 1pm (enter door #3).  To see the updated calendar, click here.

Due to the later than normal start of the school year, full marching band camp will coincide with the same week of the start of IHSA sporting activities (nearly identical to the 2014 schedule with the exception of the start of school).  Full marching band camp will be August 10-14, 2015.  

For this year only there will be an entire week between marching band camp and the week that school begins (school begins on Thursday, 8/27/15).  To view the full 2015 Conant Marching Band schedule of events, including all marching band camps, rehearsals and performances, please click here.  

We believe that keeping camp in the same week as the start of IHSA sporting activities will minimize the conflicts for those students who participate in marching band and in Conant Athletics.  Our preseason (marching band camp) needs those critical 5 days for the marching band to learn, drill and perfect its performance for the entire season.  With the exception of the once-a-week extracurricular rehearsals to fix and maintain, these 5 days represent nearly 35 hours of material to be learned.  This schedule will allow for the Conant Marching Band to continue its tradition while minimizing the impact on other areas that students are involved.  Likewise, with the transition to the collegiate-style calendar for the 2016-17 school year, keeping camp at this time will help to prepare for an even earlier start of marching band camp the following year.

Returning student: be sure to check the schoology group page for the Marching Band for information/resources.  

Our show for the 2015 season is the music of Billy Joel.  

Go Band!

Freshmen Band Info. 2015-16

posted Jul 21, 2015, 2:40 PM by Conant Bands

Attention incoming freshmen:

If you have not been contacted yet, please visit the Freshmen Documents page of our web site.  

You will find many documents there to help you.  Likewise there is a Marching/Concert Band registration google docs.  If you have yet to fill that out, regardless of marching band, please fill it out.  We have connected with many of you already; however, it is important that you fill out this document to help us know who you are and what instrument you play.  

We are excited for you to join Conant Band and look forward to meeting and seeing you soon!

Welcome to CHS and welcome to Conant Band!

Mr. Moorhouse and Ms. Roder-Manson

Marching Band/Concert uniform information and order forms

posted Jul 8, 2015, 2:57 PM by Conant Bands   [ updated Aug 2, 2015, 9:01 PM ]

Attention all Band Students/Parents.

Please visit the "NEW*** 2015-16 Uniform Information" page of our web site.  Please print out and fill out the proper order form for required uniform attire and fees.  All band students, regardless of marching band or concert band must fill out this form and return with all fees by August 1st.  Please take note of when uniform fittings will take place. Click here to see the marching band calendar.  

Go Band!  

P.S. -the full Conant Band Master Calendar will be posted soon and the google calendar (located in the left menu on this page) will be updated shortly.  Please keep in mind that the master calendar is subject to change; however, we try to do our best to avoid that from happening.  Please take note of all dates when posted for the entire year.  

Own a Piece of Conant Band History

posted Jun 5, 2014, 9:02 PM by Conant Bands   [ updated Jun 5, 2014, 9:04 PM ]

The Conant Marching is getting new uniforms this fall!  Whether you played in the band, saw the band or just want to be like the band, you can own your own piece of Conant Band History.  The classic capes from the retired marching band uniforms are available for purchase as-is or in a handmade pillow.  All proceeds go directly to the Conant Band Program.  For more information and to print off a order form, click here.  

Go Band!

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