Important Dates

Important Dates

7/22 Alpine Fest parade rehearsal @high school, 8:30-10:00 AM (NO incoming freshmen)   7/23 Alpine Fest parade, CALL TIME 11:00 am, STEP OFF = 11:30 am (NO incoming freshmen)   7/27 *Freshmen/ Newcomer marching day, 8:00-10:00 am (Freshmen, newcomers & Leaders only)   7/31 Freshmen/Newcomer marching day, 8:00-10:00 am (Freshmen, newcomers & Leaders only)   7/26, 7/27, 7/31, 8/1 Drumline Rehearsals (various times-read above) (All Drumline)   7/31 *Leadership day + Cookout at Thompson’s house, 10-4 pm (Leaders only)  …

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Banquet and Parade Information

Banquet and Parade Information

Band Banquet 7:30-8:00 PM – Slide show 8:00 PM – Dinner 8:30 PM Awards Presentation Our Annual Music Awards Night Banquet is on Wednesday, May 24th. To make the night even more special for students and their parents, the event has been scheduled at Concorde Banquets in Kildeer. It’s an evening to celebrate the past year and to look forward to the new one. Our evening includes the BIG announcement of Drum majors for next year, as well as the…

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Band Camp AUG 2-4

Band Camp AUG 2-4

BAND CAMP is at Carthage College – Aug 2-4, transportation only TO camp – Parents need to pick up on Friday night! fittings and fee collection will be starting next month so be watching for information of dates, times, fee amounts and forms…..

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

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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