Summer Camp Scholarships for Band

Summer Camp Scholarships for Band

Summer camp scholarships for band ~ Every year, Band Boosters of Lake Zurich (BBLZ) raises funds that assist the band program in innumerable ways. One of the most visible is to offer scholarships to students who wish to attend an “outside” summer band camp to collaborate with other high school students from just about everywhere. Camps such as ISYM (U of I), Birch Creek (WI), Interlochen (MI), U of WI Whitewater, Bands of America (IN), and many others, are destinations…

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Upcoming Dates

Upcoming Dates

May 1 Percussion Concert May 2 3:30 – Concert Band Workshop 5:00 – Symphonic Band Workshop May 10 Band Concert May 18 Jazz Band Concert May 24 Band Banquet May 29 Memorial Day Parade June 4 Graduation Ceremony – sophomores and juniors only Aug 2 – 4 Band Camp!!!

Holiday Concert Thursday 12/15/16

Holiday Concert Thursday 12/15/16

Holiday Concert is this Thursday.  Make sure to bring your checkbook! Jazz by the Lake – Purchase your tickets for the event on February 10th. DVD – Reserve your copy of our Band DVD – these will be distributed a the end of the year. Band Spirit Wear – LOTS of spirit wear is here to purchase for your students or yourselves. Make sure to check out the table at the concert to get some early Christmas presents!

Ornament Sale

Ornament Sale

Hello Parents.  What a wonderful stocking-stuffer this is.  Lori Schwartz makes custom ornaments.  There is a Paris ornament and a Band ornament.  Check out the link and order yours in time for holiday gifts. lzhs-customized-ornaments-2016-17

Jazz Band By the Lake Event

Jazz Band By the Lake Event

Join us for a fun ‘adult night out’ at Kemper Lakes on Friday, February 10, and hear some amazing jazz music performed by our very own LZHS Jazz Ensemble.  This is not just a ‘band parent event’ – ANYBODY can come – so, invite your friends and have a great night grooving to some jazz. Along with wonderful music, we will have a wine pull, raffle items as well as silent auction items …  make sure to bring your checkbook…

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Thanksgiving Day Parade

Thanksgiving Day Parade

THANKSGIVING DAY PARADE Exact call time to come once we find out what place we are in the parade, but we know one thing … call time will be EARLY!  More than likely call time will be 5-5:30 am.  Good news is the band will be done playing and home by noon. If you are planning on taking your child downtown and meeting us in Chicago – 1.       Your student will need to bring the following with them – i.     …

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Concert Band Starting

Concert Band Starting

CONCERT BAND Students will be starting concert band next week. Check the calendar for jazz and concert band concerts to come! Students will all be measured for Concert Band Tux Jackets for the men and Dresses for the women.  This will be done the first week or two of November.  If you have a freshman boy, look for the order form for the tux shirt.  All boys supply their own shoes, dress black pants and tux shirts.  Once girls are…

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Paris Update 10/20/16

Paris Update 10/20/16

PARIS The last Paris payment will be due November 1.  Mr. Thompson will be sending a final bill to each family to show what they owe for their final payment. November 14, 7 pm in the PAC is a mandatory meeting for parents as well as students going to Paris.  Itinerary, expected behavior, and place an order your ‘Paris jacket’- for both students as well as family members that are going with on the trip.  Jackets are $38 per jacket…

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Important Uniform Information!

Important Uniform Information!

MARCHING BAND NOTES … PARENTS, PLEASE, PLEASE PLEASE MAKE SURE THAT YOUR STUDENTS ARE COMING PREPARED FOR HOME FOOTBALL GAMES (AND NORTHWESTERN GAME).  THEY NEED THE FOLLOWING EVERY WEEK … BLACK MARCHING BAND SHIRT THAT THEY RECEIVED AT BAND CAMP — THIS IS A MUST! LONG BLACK SOCKS NYLON SHORT – PLEASE, NO JEAN SHORTS / CARGO SHORTS – THEIR BAND PANTS WILL NOT FIT PROPERLY MARCHING BAND SHOES (THEY MAY WANT TO LEAVE THESE IN THEIR BAND LOCKER, THAT…

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Thanksgiving Parade in Chicago

Thanksgiving Parade in Chicago

Dear parents and students, I just wanted to let everyone know that we have officially been accepted to march in the 2016 McDonald’s Thanksgiving Parade in Chicago. We hope that EVERYONE will put this on their calendars and try to plan to stay in town on Thanksgiving. I know that many of you make plans for that day, but this should not interfere with those plans. The parade is televised between 8 and 11AM and students will easily be back…

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