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The Willowcreek Middle School band program is an ISSMA (Indiana State School Music Association) J.M.E. All-Music Award winning band program with over 200 performers. The band department includes a concert band for each grade level and a Jazz Band for 8th grade. There are numerous concerts throughout the year featuring all of our talented and dedicated students in a wide range of activities, ensembles and performance venues. Please check the calendar page for specific dates and times of concerts and performances.  

 The City of Portage (population 36,860) is located right under Lake Michigan and is about 45 minutes South-East of Chicago Illinois and three and a half hours North-West of Indianapolis, Indiana. In Northwest Indiana, we are on Central Time (Chicago time). 

The Portage Township School System includes 8 Elementary Schools, 2 Middle Schools and 1 High School. Total student population for the Portage Township Schools is typically a little more than 8,000 students, with the high school typically containing close to 2,500 students. Students start band in 6th grade in split classes and then move to full class instruction by 8th grade. The high school offers 3 different band classes, Concert Band, Symphonic Band and 
Wind Ensemble, as well as Music Theory I through III, Music History, Music Technology and several sections of Piano Lab. The middle school directors, email addresses and general contact information can be found under their individual  pages.

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