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.

Register for 2017 Marching Band

Marching band is an extra-curricular outgrowth of the band program. The marching band is comprised of instrumentalists including drumline and colorguard. Marching Band performs at all home football games, the Memorial Day and 4th of July Parades, and several competitions per year. Band Camp (pre-season training), which takes place in the first week of August, is where students learn the fundamentals of marching and the competitive and half-time field shows

Register for Marching Band – 2017 Season

2017 Falcon Fest Volunteers

F alcon Fest is 30 years old and will be held on Saturday, September 16, 2017. The festival will feature classes A, AA, and AAA. Awards will take place at 9 pm and the starting time will be determined based on the number of registered schools. Falcon Fest is one of our major fundraisers for the year. The day celebrates marching bands, features Wheaton North High School as the host and directly impacts the reputation of the Wheaton North Band Programs. The day requires a large number of volunteers for a high quality experience for our 1000+ visitors. NEW for 2017-2018, we are asking ALL band parents to volunteer regardless of program that your student is registered in at Wheaton North. The Falcon Festival proceeds benefit all band programs at Wheaton North High School.

  • WHEN: Saturday September 16th
  • WHERE: Wheaton North High School - Rexilius Field
  • WHO: 14 Marching Bands from the midwest and over 1000 visitors
  • VOLUNTEERS: 100+ volunteers needed to work the day from approximately 2:00 until close.
Sign up HERE to volunteer

Target

Target will donate 1% of your purchases to the band. All you need to do is go to FundInCo.com before you start shopping. It’s simply that easy. The button below will take you to the Band account. Click on the CLICK, SHOP FUNDRAISE.

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News

Register your email address to receive a monthly newsletter from the Band on upcoming events, band news, pictures, parent information that never seems to make it home and other fun updates.  
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Volunteers Needed 2017 – 2018

Volunteers are the back bone of Wheaton North Band’s extracurricular programs. The Band needs all parents to volunteer every school year to keep the extra curricular programs running.  Click on a category below to review the opportunities to serve. Register for a role online and you will receive a confirmation email. Thank you for contributing to the success of band programs at Wheaton North High School.


Events

Volunteers Needed to Run Special Events

10 Events

56 People

Where Can I Help?

March

Volunteers Needed for Marching Season

11 Teams

44 People

Where Can I Help?

Band

Volunteers Needed for All Band Programs

12 Teams

31 People

Where Can I Help?

Advise

Experienced Parents to Advise on Band Matters

4 Teams

40 Nominations

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Week At a GLANCE

Friday
  • Drumline: Full - 6:00 PM

Saturday
  • Drumline: Full Percussion - 8:00 AM

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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