This website was designed with the intention of enhancing communication of band information between students, parents, District 148 staff and community.
Below are the bands that students in District 148 may be eligible to join:
Beginning Band: This band is for students who are in 4th, 5th, or 6th grade ELEMENTARY school student without any previous band experience. Junior High students are NOT eligible to join Beginning Band. Students joining Beginning Band do not need any previous musical training.
Concert Band: Concert Band is for any student in 5th through 8th grade that has had at least one year of band experience or has been invited by the director.
Symphonic Band: Symphonic Band is for students in 5th through 8th grade and admission to the group is by audition only.
Tri-M: Tri-M is a national honor society for musicians. Eligible students are inducted at the annual Awards Night in May. Students must be in 6th through 8th grade, must demonstrate excellence in music, strong leadership, be a good role model, and maintain a "B" average in school.