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This Year With the HMS Bands...
(updated 3/13/2017)
  • The Wind Ensemble performed in the Northern Illinois Music Conference Organization Contest, at which they received a Division 1 rating!

  • The Jazz Ensemble has had a very successful year. In December, they performed an outstanding 45-mintue set in front of 350 music educators at the 2016 Midwest Clinic. Then, they earned Division 1 ratings at both the Northshore Jazz Festival in January as well as at Jazz in the Meadows in February.  At both festivals, the Jazz Ensemble was awarded 1st place! In addition, Anabel was honored with the one middle school solo award at Jazz in the Meadows, and Nicki, Eunice, and Anabel received soloist recognition at Northshore.

  • The Jazz Band received a Division I rating and 2nd Place at the Northshore Jazz Festival! 

  • Over 20 students between 6th, 7th, and 8th grades will participate in the District 21 Solo and Ensemble Festival.