Welcome to the Schaumburg High School Bands Website
Over 200 students are involved in the band program at Schaumburg High School, which includes 4 curricular concert bands, 3 extracurricular jazz ensembles, marching band, pep band, and numerous student-led small ensembles. Located in Schaumburg, IL, SHS has a total student population of about 2400 and is one of five high schools in Township High School District 211.
Congratulations to the SHS Band on a Successful 2014 Outback Bowl Tour!
The SHS Bands just completed their 2014 Outback Bowl Tour in Orlando and Tampa, FL. Trip highlights included:
-Clinic workshops with Disney musicians at EPCOT, including playing soundtracks to various Disney films.
-Marching in Mickey's Once Upon a Christmas Parade in the Magic Kingdom (pictured).
-Festival performances and clinics for the Wind Symphony and Jazz Ensemble with Dr. Richard Miles, Dr. Larry Blocher, and Dr. Will Rapp.
-Marching in the Outback Bowl Parade on New Year's Eve in Tampa's Ybor City.
-Combining with 10 other high school bands from around the country for the Outback Bowl halftime show in front of a crowd of 60,000 and an ESPN audience on New Year's Day. Click here for the TV broadcast, featuring many Saxons!
Thank you to our students and parent chaperones for a fantastic trip!
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Jazz 'n Joe Jazz Coffeehouse: Thursday, April 10th at 7pm
The Schaumburg High School Music Department is proud to present its 13th Annual Jazz 'n Joe Jazz Coffeehouse on Thursday, April 10th at 7pm in the SHS Cafeteria. The evening will feature performances by the Schaumburg High School Jazz Ensemble, Jazz Lab Band, Choraliers Vocal Ensemble, and District 54 Jazz Band. The big bands will all be joined by guest artist Tim Coffman, Professor of Jazz Trombone at DePaul University and one the most in-demand trombone players in the Chicagoland area. Cover charge is $2.
Department Renovations - Check Out the New Band Room
The SHS Music Department underwent extensive renovations this summer. As part of these renovations, the band room drop ceiling was removed, carpet was replaced with tile, new instrument lockers were installed, the back room was re-purposed for marching drum storage, and new acoustic paneling was installed. Thank you to the administration at Schaumburg High School and Township High School District 211 for their support of the SHS Music Department.