Welcome to Wheaton North Band

We are students, we are leaders, we are musicians; together in academic study, performance, percussion, jazz, or marching programs, we all have a common goal. Our mission is to discover who we are and who we want to be. We strive for musical excellence. Our high expectations compel us to promote the art form of music. We continually establish and perpetuate traditions through which we develop strong relationships and mature. Musical performance helps us grow more confident and develop pride in ourselves and our program. Music helps us develop our emotions and express who we are; even after the music ends. Music is what we love and that’s why we play it.

November 2018

Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
1
  • Band Showcase Concert
2
3
  • ILMEA Concert Festival
4
5
6
7
  • Outback Bowl Rehearsal
8
  • Veteran's Day Assembly
  • FBPO General Meeting
9
  • Institute Day
10
11
12
13
14
  • Outback Bowl Rehearsal
  • Jazz Ensemble Auditions
15
  • Outback Bowl Chaperone Final Balance Due
  • Jazz Ensemble Auditions
16
17
  • ILMEA Jazz Festival
18
19
  • Thanksgiving Break
20
  • Thanksgiving Break
21
  • Thanksgiving Break
22
  • Thanksgiving Break
23
  • Thanksgiving Break
24
25
26
27
  • Jazz Ensemble Rehearsal
28
29
  • Jazz Ensemble Rehearsal
  • Jazz Band Rehearsal
30

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Click below to see the calendar in Google. The band calendar is a standard Google calendar with all of the attributes in standard Google.

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our vision

We are a family of Wheaton North students and leaders unified by music. Through music, we grow and discover ourselves. The power and emotions we experience as musicians compel us to strive for excellence and continue the Wheaton North Band legacy. We all have one thing in common – passion. Our passion for the music and desire for success are what shapes us into who we are; when words and actions fail, music speaks.

our mission

To establish structured, engaged, and safe environment that encourages student musicians to communicate their inner creativity through musical expression, reflecting the axiom: Musicians do only 2 things:

  1. They know the notes completely.
  2. They care about how the notes sound.

Band Programs

Marching

Marching band is an extra-curricular outgrowth of the band program. The marching band includes Drum Line, Percussion Pit, and Color Guard are for all students.
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Ensembles

Ensembles are comprised of Wind Ensemble, Symphonic Band, Concert Band and Percussion Studies. These are curricular classes that meet daily.
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Jazz

Jazz bands are extra-curricular band programs comprised of Jazz Ensemble, Jazz Band and Jazz Combos. Auditions are held in November. All instruments can perform.
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Activities

Activities in music available all students include; pep band, winter color guard, winter drum line percussion studies, Solo-Ensemble Festival and IMEA.
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