BBLZ (pronounced bubbles) … what is BBLZ?

BBLZ (pronounced bubbles) … what is BBLZ?


Band Boosters of Lake Zurich (BBLZ)  is a voluntary band parent group that ALL PARENTS ARE A PART OF simply because your son / daughter is in the LZHS Band.

BBLZ helps the LZHS Band become an exciting adventure for your student throughout their time at Lake Zurich High School. We assist the band’s directors, Josh Thompson and Sheri Conover, with special events, fundraising for band needs, and help out with other band related issues as required.  We’re always looking to add new, productive members to BBLZ, and encourage you to come to our next meeting. All BBLZ meeting are held the third Tuesday of the month at 7 pm.  The Small Auditorium was under construction over the summer – our first meeting will be held in the LZHS Band room.  We will post where subsequent meetings will be held as soon as it is decided.

BBLZ Meeting Minutes

LZHS Band Newsletters

Committee Information


LZHS Band Director – Josh Thompson

Assistant Band Director – Sheri Conover


2016-2017 Lake Zurich Band Boosters Board Members:

President – Nina Handeland/Beth Slaughter
Vice President – Karen Kasregis
Director At Large – Open Position
Finance Officer – JoAnn Niermeyer
Treasurer – Paul Pike
Secretary – Elizabeth Miller
Class of 2018 – Catherine Halinski
Class of 2019 – Charlotte Walker

Class of 2020 – Mary Kalafut
Class of 2021 – Open Position

Committee Chair for BBLZ events –
Newsletter – Kathy Fitzpatrick
Website – Becky Ejupi
Manna Gift Cards – Lynne Recktenwald
Student Accounts – Renee Holbrook (Shadow/Jill Polites)
Hospitality Chairs
– Jazz Concerts – Laura Hurley / Mary Kalafut
– Concert / Symphonic / Wind Ensemble Concerts – Laura Hurley / Mary Kalafut
Photography / Videographer – Kelly and Chris Cranstoun
Fund Raising – Charlotte Walker
Buzz Books –Lori Schwartz
Band Camp Coordinator – Marilen Krause
Yard Signs – Jennifer Ginn / Julie Snyder
Car Wash – Jim & Becky Ejupi
Band Spirit Wear – Sandy Davern
Marching Band Uniforms – Kathy Fitzpatrick
Football Game Field Help – Bill Krause
Poinsettia – Donna Young(Student Sales / Volunteers) / Sandy Davern (Financial) / Karen Nolan (Business)
7/8 Grade Halftime – Emily Kunschke / Elizabeth Miller
Concert Uniforms – Joanne Glatz
Jazz by the Lake – Elizabeth Miller / Beth Slaughter
Wind Ensemble Invite –Donna Young
Solo & Ensemble – Mary Madsen / Linda Kramer
Cheesecake / Coffee – Barb Antonoff