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Uniforms for Band

Band students are required to wear the following uniform for all concerts. The uniform is black shoes, black socks, black slacks or skirt, white, collared dress shirt.

Calendars

All Saints Catholic Academy

Uniform for all concerts is black shoes, black socks, black pants or skirts, white shirt

Christmas Concert

Concert:                             Thursday December 12, 2019, McSherry Hall, 7:00 pm

                                             Students need to be there by 6:30 for warmup

Students will need to attend one outside rehearsal prior to the Mid-Year and Spring Concerts.

Mid Year Concert Rehearsals:   Advanced and Intermediate Bands—Wednesday, March 11, 2020 from 3:45-4:45 pm at St Rita School. Beginning Band—Thursday March, 12, 2020 from 4-5 pm at St Paul Lutheran school.

St. Rita School

770 W Old Indian Trail Road

Aurora, IL 60506

Mid-Year Concert:           Tuesday, March 17, 2020 St Paul Lutheran School, Aurora 7:00 pm (This is a change from last year)

Students need to be there by 6:30 for warmup

St. Paul Lutheran School

85 S. Constitution Avenue

Aurora, IL 60506

Spring Concert Rehearsals:   Advanced and Intermediate Bands—Wednesday, May 6, 2020 from 3:45-4:45 pm at St Rita School. Beginning Band—Thursday May 7, 2020 from 4-5 pm at St Paul Lutheran school.

Spring Concert:                Tuesday, May 12, 2020, Annunciation School, Aurora, 7:00 pm

Students need to be there by 6:30 for warmup

Annunciation School

1840 Church Road

Aurora, IL 60505

Annunciation, St Paul, St Rita

Uniform for all concerts is black shoes, black socks, black pants or skirts, white shirt

Christmas Concert

Christmas Concert Rehearsals: Advanced and Intermediate Bands—Wednesday, December 4, 2019 from 3:45-4:45 pm at St. Rita School. Beginning Band—Thursday, December 5, 2019 from 4-5 pm at St Paul Lutheran School.

Christmas Concert:         Tuesday, December 10, 2019 at 7:00 pm at St Rita School.

                                             Students need to be there at 6:30 pm

Mid Year Concert Rehearsals:   Advanced and Intermediate Bands—Wednesday, March 11, 2020 from 3:45-4:45 pm at St Rita School. Beginning Band—Thursday March, 12, 2020 from 4-5 pm at St Paul Lutheran school.

Mid-Year Concert:           Tuesday, March 17, 2020 St Paul Lutheran School, Aurora 7:00 pm (This is a change from last year)

Students need to be there by 6:30 for warmup

Spring Concert Rehearsals:   Advanced and Intermediate Bands—Wednesday, May 6, 2020 from 3:45-4:45 pm at St Rita School. Beginning Band—Thursday May 7, 2020 from 4-5 pm at St Paul Lutheran school.

Spring Concert:                Tuesday, May 12, 2020, Annunciation School, Aurora, 7:00 pm

Students need to be there by 6:30 for warmup

Annunciation School

1840 Church Road

Aurora, IL 60505

St. Rita School

770 W Old Indian Trail Road

Aurora, IL 60506

St. Paul Lutheran School

85 S. Constitution Avenue

Aurora, IL 60506

Beginning Band Instruction Videos

For All Woodwind and Brass Instruments

Flute

These lessons are good for all reed instruments

Clarinet

Alto Saxophone

Trumpet

Trombone

Percussion

You can contact Mr. Ellis by email  ellis.band@musicedservices.org

or by phone 224-226-1508