I want to say welcome to all the 2019-20 Rockford Catholic School Band parents and students.
Included on this page will be helpful information to keep you up to date on band events. Please peruse the areas below and if there are any questions feel free to contact me at anytime. Thanks and let’s have a wonderful year of music making in the band program

Band Calendar of Events 2019-2020

Rockford/Belvidere Catholic and Spectrum Schools Band Program Events for 2019-2020

Important to note the levels for each event- as of 9/27/19

¯ Halloween Skating Party (all levels)- Tuesday, October 22nd, 6:00-8:00, Skateland-

4843 Stenstrom Road- may bring guests, cost $6.00 per person (includes skating, pizza and pop)

¯ Halloween Concert– (advanced only)- Tuesday, October 29th, 6:30 p.m. concert @ Presence St. Anne Center, 4405 Highcrest Rd., Rockford: Band report at 6:00, dress is costumes!

¯ Holiday Concert Special Rehearsal (all levels)– Monday, December 9th,

Beginners- 5:30 6:30, Intermediate 6:30-7:30, Advanced 7:00-8:00 p.m. @ Boylan H.S. Aud.

¯ Holiday Concert (all levels) – Tuesday, December 10th, 7:00p.m.@ Boylan High School

Aud., students arrive at 6:30 p.m., dress is as below.

¯ Ice Hogs Performance– (advanced only) Saturday, January 25th, 7:00 p.m. game @ the BMO Centre. Report at 6:30, will perform the Star Spangled Banner before the game. All family and friends are invited. Tickets will be available through each school for CSW.

¯ Music and Munch Concert Special Rehearsal (all levels)– Monday, February 24th  

Beginners 5:30-6:30, Intermediate 6:30-7:30, Advanced 7:00-8:00 p.m. @ St. Bridget School

¯ Music and Munch Concert (all levels)- Tuesday, February 25th, 7:00 p.m., @ St. Bridget, Band students arrive 6:30, dress is as below, please bring donation to the “munchies.”

¯ Winter Band Tour (advanced only) – Friday, February 28th– Concerts @ Holy Family (8:45); Spectrum (10:30), lunch and Lazer Tag activity for the afternoon.  Price TBD.

¯ Solo Festival – (all levels) Saturday, March 14th @ St. Bridget School.  Assigned times between

       8:00-3:00- only students who choose to participate.

¯ Honors Band Festival (advanced only) – Saturday, April 18th , Elmhurst, IL (by band director invitation only)

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¯ Spring Band Tour (intermediate and advanced) – Friday, May 8th – Concerts at St. Bridget (9:15); ASCA (10:30), St. Rita (12:30), St. James Belvidere (2:15) (All day field trip)

¯ Spring Concert Special Rehearsal (all levels) – Monday, May 11th, Beginners 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. Intermediate 6:30 – 7:30 p.m., and Advanced 7:00 – 8:00 p.m. @ Boylan H.S.

¯ Spring Concert and Family Picnic (all levels) – Tuesday, May 12th, 7:00 p.m. @ Sinnissippi Park Band Shell(rain site – Boylan High School.  Band to report at 6:30 pm.

Concert Dress (Dec and Feb concerts)- white shirt/blouse, black/dark blue pants, dark shoes (gym shoes ok). Options- Girls-colorful dress or boys-weater/vest/tie of any color

Band shirts will be worn with uniform pants/skirts for in-school concerts in Dec/May and with shorts for the Spring Concert.