CSO Field Trip: Tuesday - periods 2-8. Come to the band room right after 1st hour. Make sure you have turned in your field trip form. You cannot ride the bus without turning in this form. Check out Shostakovich 8 and read the program notes handed out in class before Tuesday.
Sectionals: will start up again next week.
Jazzers: no rehearsals this week due to the musical.
Pit Orchestra: every day this week.
Cookie Dough/Popcorn Fundraiser: due today.
Seniors: Awards program information and senior portraits due ASAP.
Chicagoland Invitational Concert Band Festival: this Saturday, the Wind Symphony and Symphonic Band will both perform at this regional concert band festival at Hersey. WS/SB call time is 10:45 at SHS. Symphonic Band members: make sure you have your new "concert attire" for this performance. SB performs at 12:30 in the East Gym, and WS performs at 1:00 in the Main Gym. We would love to see some Saxons in the audience. $5 for students. Come check out some of the best high school bands in our area, along with the Western Illinois University Wind Ensemble. Cadet/CB: you can use this festival for a concert review.
Concert Review Opportunities: On Sunday, the Northshore Concert Band will be performing at 3pm at Pick-Staiger Concert Hall at Northwestern. Robert Sullivan (trumpet professor at NU) will be their guest soloist. $7 for students. More information at www.northshoreband.org.