Mr. Chris Bajek, Director of Bands

Mr. Chris Bajek has been the Director of Bands for Zion Elementary District 6 since 2013. He is responsible for large and small group instruction for all band students in grades 4-8 at both Zion Central Middle School and its five feeder elementary schools. Prior to working in Zion he instructed elementary band programs in Mount Prospect and Naperville.

Mr. Bajek received his Bachelor's Degree in Music Education from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. While at Illinois he performed in the Clarinet Sections of the Illinois Wind Symphony, Marching Illini, and numerous other ensembles. He is a member of the National Association for Music Education and Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia.

In addition to his responsibilities in Zion, Mr. Bajek also works on staff with the Amos Alonzo Stagg High School Marching Chargers in Palos Hills. He also continues to perform on Clarinet as a member of the Northshore Concert Band.

Office Number: 847-379-0285

Mobile Number: 224-304-0867