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Use link below to access weekly Rehearsal Notes which include:        1.Special Attention Items,  2.Important Dates and Deadlines                  3.Sectional Chart,  4.Sweeping Assignments, 5.MUSIC NOTES and       6.GENERAL NOTES        

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WSHSB Patriot Marching Band

For marching, the WSHSB is also known as "The Patriots." Patriots attend marching camp in June and average five parades in the summer.

WSHSB Winter Concert

With two concerts per year, our winter concert is usually held at the end of January. Concerts are FREE admission with open seating. Check our Music Resource page to listen to past concerts.

WSHSB Patriot Marching Band

Marching trimester is voluntary and open to current WSHSB members and NON-members. This includes experienced musicians who are welcome to join us for the summer marching trimester. For more details see our Summer Marching page.

WSHSB Spring Concert

Our second concert of the year is generally held mid to late May. Come hear our Junior, Senior, and Symphonic bands separately and combined.

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Member's News has the link to the weekly Rehearsal Notes PDF and for quick reference, Important Dates and Deadlines and the Sectional Chart are included. Download  the weekly Rehearsal Notes for the week's practice assignments and more.

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                      04-20-17 Rehearsal Notes

                                 
                                   2017 Spring Concert Flyer
                      2017 Spring Concert Tickets

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The limited information below is made available on this page for quick reference. Use the link above to open the complete weekly Rehearsal Notes document which includes Music Notes and General Notes.
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                                            WSHSB ON TV!
At the end of this item is the link to 'Someone You Should Know' with Harry Porterfield, featuring Mrs. Borow and the West Suburban Home School Band. The video is no longer there but the text of the interview remains.
  Someone You Should Know 2-13-15


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IMPORTANT DATES and DEADLINES

May 4 Cadet’s Spring Performance Dress Rehearsal - Concert Dress required.
May 11 – Cadet’s Spring Performance - Concert Dress required.
May 18/19
Spring Concert Dress Rehearsal and Performance, CADETS included
May 25 CADETS INCLUDED WITH JR, SR, SYM

                    1. Return of all band music
                    2. Return of all WSHSB rental/loaner instruments for the
                                                          
ANNUAL INSTRUMENT INVENTORY/CHECK
                    3. Return of all other band property
                    4. Marching music and hat distribution
                    5. Music filing/organizing by parent volunteers
                    6. Preliminary Marching practice
                    
7. Audition Q & A with the director
                     Cadets who will be marching MUST ATTEND on 5/25 for distribution
                                     of summer marching music and marching hats.


                       See the Calendar for all dates as currently known.
  

                   SECTIONALS FOR 04-27-17
                                                                           
       

Cadet

 5:00-5:15pm

 Rhythms

  Cornelius Hall

Cadet

 5:00-5:15pm

 NONE

 Kitchen

Cadet

 5:00-5:15pm

 NONE

 Utility Room

Cadet

 5:00-5:15pm

 NONE  Under Stairs

Junior

 5:45-6:00pm

 NONE

 Kitchen

Junior

 5:45-6:00pm

 NONE

 Utility Room

Junior  5:45-6:00pm   NONE  Under Stairs

Senior

 6:45-7:00pm

 Flutes 

 Kitchen

Senior

 6:45-7:00pm

 NONE

 Utility Room

Senior

 6:45-7:00pm

 Clarinets  Under Stairs

Symphonic

 7:45-8:00pm

 NONE

 Kitchen

Symphonic

 7:45-8:00pm

 NONE  Utility Room

Symphonic

 7:45-8:00pm

 NONE  Under Stairs

                 
     Sweeping/Trash Assignments for next rehearsal after Symphonic band
     You must get a sub if you will not be there. 04/27/17 – Nathan D and Megan W


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