4th Graders

Attend our Band Registration Day on Monday, May 22, 2017 @ 9AM-8PM and order your supplies. Band starts in 5th grade. No experience needed. Use this site to help you decide which instrument is the best choice for you and consider our director's recommendations on the papers we sent home.

5th Grade Band Registration

Instrument Choices

5th Graders

Join us for summer band this July 5th-20th (open to all current 5th-8th graders). Band starts in 5th grade after Labor Day. Our students learn to read music and develop playing technique in 5th Grade. Please check with your director for more details, handouts, and announcements about your band.

Grades 6-8 Band Registration

Summer Band Registration

Grades 6-8

You're invited to join us for summer band this July 5th-20th. D47 band students continue to build skills in middle school as they work through 40 Units of Study in three method books. Also, we have performance opportunities for Grades 5-8 throughout the year, including our annual Solo & Ensemble Festival.

Grades 6-8 Band Registration

Summer Band Registration

  • Flute

    Flute

  • Oboe

    Oboe

  • Clarinet

    Clarinet

  • Saxophone

    Saxophone

  • Percussion

    Percussion

  • Trumpet

    Trumpet

  • French Horn

    French Horn

  • Trombone

    Trombone

  • Baritone

    Baritone

  • Tuba

    Tuba

Middle School Band Registration  Summer Band Registration

Please check with your director for more details, handouts, and announcements about your band.

Middle School Band Registration  Summer Band Registration

All middle school bands rehearse at 7:00 AM. Our grading Terms end on the dates shown below. Please check with your director for more details, handouts, and announcements about your band.

1st Trimester 2nd Trimester 3rd Trimester
Term 1 Term 2 Term 3 Term 4 Term 5 Term 6
Oct. 07 Nov. 18 Jan. 20 Mar. 03 Apr. 21 Jun. 02
Director Voicemail Email
Mr. Bell (815) 356-3418 Send Email
Mr. Guynes (815) 788-5488 Send Email
Mr. Hulen (815) 356-3488 Send Email
Mr. Kahovec (815) 788-5733 Send Email
Mr. LoPresto (815) 444-2841 Send Email
Ms. Melville (815) 444-2847 Send Email
Mr. Muehling (815) 444-4076 Send Email
Mr. Sampson (815) 788-3948 Send Email
Mrs. Sedivec (815) 444-4089 Send Email

Play a solo. You and a friend can play a duet. Or get a larger group together for our annual Solo & Ensemble Festival on Saturday, February 10, 2018 (tentative). Sign up forms available in Fall 2017.

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