Seventh grade students continue to build on the fundamental skills that they have learned throughout their 5th and 6th grade time. More advanced literature, in addition to more frequent performance opportunities, including festival and contest events will be part of this grade.

Similar to 7th grade students, 8th grade students will further develop their musicianship skills by demonstrating even more control of their instrument and general musical knowledge. Solo contests, band festivals, and frequent performance opportunities are a vital part of this year.

2023-2024 Concert Schedule
10/25-26 Fall Band Concerts 6:30 pm
12/02 Winter Musical Dress Rehearsal Pit Band 8:00 am – 3:00 pm
12/04-12/06 Winter Musical Dress Rehearsals Pit Band 3:30-6:30 pm
12/07-12/09 Winter Musical Performances 7:00 pm
12/20-21 Winter Band Concert 6:30 pm

02/03 IGSMA Solo & Ensemble Festival
03/06 Band “Contest Preview” Concert 6:30 pm
03/08-9 IGSMA District Contest @GMS
03/09 Jazz Contest @Mundelein High School
03/14 IGSMA Jazz Contest 5:00 pm @McHenry Middle School
04/27 IGSMA State Music Festival
05/03-05/04 Music in the Parks Festival
05/22-23 Spring Band Concerts 6:30 pm

MEET THE TEACHER: Mr. Steve Thomas

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