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WSHSB Members' News

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        

Access past notes using the Archive link provided at the bottom

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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.

West Suburban Home School Band

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About WSHSB

The West Suburban Home School Band, or WSHSB in short, follows the model of a community band and includes all wind instruments, woodwinds and brass, as well as a full percussion section. There are no stringed instruments ...more

WSHSB Member's News

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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Join WSHSB

To join the WSHSB a student must be home schooled. Those interested in joining the WSHSB, at any level but Cadet, must submit an audition video. Recommended minimum age for any level is nine. There are four skill levels to consider...more

WSHSB Members' News
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                              Click here for the
                      03-23-17 Rehearsal Notes

                                 
                                  Please print and post the flyer below and
                             post where homeschoolers are likely to see it.
                                             Our Open House is April 6.

                        2017 Open House Flyer
 
                          

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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

March 23, 2017Spring Well-Wisher deadline (one month early)
                             
applies only to those using the Well-Wisher payment option.
March 30, 2017 SYMPHONIC MEMBERS WHO ARE ABLE, COME EARLY AT 5pm
April 3, 2017 -
MONDAY- Marching trimester, Booster volunteer jobs to be
                        
released at 7pm.
First come, first served.
April 6, 2017
- Band Open House, please invite people. Wear your band apparel. 
                        
**2017 Summer Marching Registrations** are due from all Patriot
                         drumline percussionists
on 4/6 which is earlier than the winds
                         deadline on 4/20.
April 13, 2017 NO BAND in observance of Holy Thursday

                       See the Calendar for all dates as currently known.
  

                   SECTIONALS FOR 03-30-17                                    

Cadet

 5:00-5:15pm

 Remainder of band

  Cornelius Hall

Cadet

 5:00-5:15pm

 Trumpets

 Kitchen

Cadet

 5:00-5:15pm

 Saxes

 Utility Room

Cadet

 5:00-5:15pm

 French horns  Under Stairs

Junior

 5:45-6:00pm

 Various see notes 

 Kitchen

Junior

 5:45-6:00pm

 French horns

 Utility Room

Junior  5:45-6:00pm   2nd clarinets  Under Stairs

Senior

 6:45-7:00pm

 Clarinets, bass clarinets

 Kitchen

Senior

 6:45-7:00pm

 Saxes

 Utility Room

Senior

 6:45-7:00pm

  Flutes no helpers but  Alexia  Under Stairs

Symphonic

 7:45-8:00pm

 Various see notes

 Kitchen

Symphonic

 8:00-8:10pm

 Various w/trombones

 Kitchen

Symphonic

 7:45-8:00pm

 Trombones  Utility Room

Symphonic

 7:45-8:00pm

 Flutes  Under Stairs

                 
     Sweeping/Trash Assignments for next rehearsal after Symphonic band
     You must get a sub if you will not be there. 03/30/17 – Frank R and Matthew R


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