We are continuous learners who are responsible, caring citizens in a global community.
      
Share

Band

1

 
2

 
3

 
4

 
5

 
 
 
 

General Information

The District 95 Band program offers an opportunity for personal growth and enrichment, through the study of wind and percussion instruments. The program is structured to offer opportunities for motivation, positive attitudes, and a commitment to excellence in an atmosphere of discovery and learning through music.  
 

Cadet Band

The Cadet Band is made up of 6th graders. These hard working students continue their musical development as they focus on fundamentals of music throughout the year. Cadet Band students participate in daily rehearsals and weekly sectional classes.
  

Symphonic Band

The Symphonic Band is comprised of 7th and 8th grade students.  The Lake Zurich middle school bands consistently earn excellent ratings at contests and festivals with their outstanding performances.  Symphonic Band students participate in daily rehearsals and weekly sectional classes.   
 

Jazz Band

The Jazz band is open to any grade student who plays in the concert bands or who plays guitar, bass or piano.  Students earn membership in the jazz band through auditions held in the fall of every year.  This musical group plays pieces that swing and slide and allow for free ranging solos. Students are invited to perform with the jazz band through auditions or director recommendation. Jazz Band meets once per week after school.
 

Performances

The Cadet Bands participate in the Northshore Band Festival held at Northwestern University every year and have the opportunity to perform in solo and ensemble contest in February.  Cadet Band students perform at multiple concerts and contests throughout the year.

All students in the Symphonic Bands participate in solo and ensemble contest and may travel every other year.  The bands have performed in locales such as Gatlinburg, Tennessee; St. Louis, Missouri; Branson, Missouri; Cincinnati, Ohio; and Cleveland, Ohio on past trips.  Symphonic Band students perform at multiple concerts and contests throughout the year.

Students in Jazz Band will perform at all concerts or trips throughout the year.

Middle School Band Directors

At Middle School North, the band is led by Mr. Steve Stenzel.  At Middle School South, the band is led by Mr Ed Koehler.  Please visit their websites for more information about the respective school bands.
 
©2020 Lake Zurich Community Unit School District 95. All rights reserved | Web site design and development by Americaneagle.com|Site Map|Terms & Conditions|Privacy Policy|RSS