Calendar

August 2018

22First Day of School!
23Symphonic Band Chair Placement Auditions Begin
23scheduledConcert Band Chair Placement Auditions
27scheduledIntermediate Band Chair Placement Auditions Begin
282:10pRegular Symphonic Band rehearsals begin
282:10pRegular Concert Band rehearsals begin

September 2018

073:00pRegular Fifth Grade Band rehearsals begin
22scheduledIMEA Honor Band Auditions at Round Lake High School

October 2018

018:45aSymphonic Band performance at Middleton
107:00pBeginner Band Parent Orientation in Middleton Gym
187:00pSymphonic Band Fall Concert at McCracken Middle School

November 2018

03All DayIMEA Honor Band Festival at Schaumberg HS (selected students)
06All DaySymphonic Band performance at IGSMA/NBA Band Director Workshop (at McCracken)
19Robert Herring Residency - Concert Band Clinic 3:05p - 3:55p
20Robert Herring Residency

December 2018

067:00pIntermediate Band and Concert Band Fall Concert
172:00pWinter Concert (Symphonic Band, Choirs at McCracken)
187:00pWinter Concert (Symphonic Band, Choirs at Niles North HS)

January 2019

24TBASymphonic Band at Illinois Music Education Conference
258:15aSymphonic Band performance at Illinois Music Education Conference
31All Day8th Grade Band Day at Niles North High School (7:30p Concert)

February 2019

02TBAAnnual Trivia Night Fundraiser
08Afternoon/EveningAll-Illinois Junior Band (University of Illinois, selected students)
09all dayAll-Illinois Junior Band (University of Illinois, selected students)
169:00a - 1:00pSolo and Ensemble Recital at McCracken Middle School (scheduled - all 6th, 7th, and 8th Graders - optional for 5th graders)
1810:00aSym Band SuperState Recording
23All Day (scheduled)IGSMA Solo and Ensemble Contest at Lincoln Hall School (Lincolnwood)

March 2019

01TBASymphonic Band at Cincinnati Concert Band Festival
02TBASymphonic Band at Cincinnati Concert Band Festival
047:00pBeginner Band and Symphonic Band Concert at McCracken
07All DaySymphonic Band Midwest Clinic Application Recording Session
09TBAIllinois Grade School Music Association District Contest (Location TBA)
137:00pIntermediate Band and Concert Band Concert at McCracken

April 2019

13TBAConcert Band at Prairie State Concert Band Festival
26All DayIllinois Grade School Music Association State Contest (Band and Choirs) (Either 4/26 or 4/27)
27All DayIllinois Grade School Music Association State Contest (Band and Choirs) (Either 4/26 or 4/27)

May 2019

03TBAUniversity of Illinois Superstate Concert Band Festival (if invited)
132019-2020 Placement Auditions Begin (5th Grade and Concert Band)
207:00pAll Bands Concert at Niles North High School
287:30 PM8th Grade Graduation at Niles North High School (Symphonic Band Performs)
29Last Day of School!!!

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