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Upcoming Dates Upcoming NCHS Bands, Spirits and BBA events. Click on links to volunteer or for more information. 2018 3/21 Jazz Cafe 2018 6:15 pm (seating) 7-9 pm performances/dinner 3/21 2018-19 Marching Redhawks contracts due in Band Office 3/24-25 Spirits WGI Cincinnati Regional 4/5 Spirits Parent WGI Send-Off Show 4/6-7 NCHS DRUM SHOW 4/7-8 Spirits MWCGC Championships 4/11 Drumline Percussion “CHOPS” Session #3 6-9 pm 4/11-15 Spirits WGI Championships 4/17 NCHS Band Auditions (Wind Symphony “B” and Wind Ensemble “A” auditions) 4/20-22 NCHS Spring Musical (NCHS band students in pit orchestra and cast) 4/24  Drumline Percussion “CHOPS” Session #4 6-9 pm 5/1  NCHS Spirits Fall Color Guard Clinics. 6:00 – 9:00Read More →

Missed the Marching Redhawks orientation, need a form or more information? To register your student’s interest – fill out this form (attendance form from orientation):  tinyurl.com/mb2018signin Review this information (as appropriate)General Information and Expectations – NCHS Marching Redhawks General Information – NCHS Spirits Fall Color Guard Tentative 2018-19 NCHS Marching Redhawks schedule NEW! 2018-19 Marching Redhawks will use an Ultimate Drillbook! (waterproof!) To join the 2018-19 Marching Redhawks (all members: Winds, Percussion, Fall Color Guard, Drum Majors):Return the 2018-19 Marching Redhawks contract and registration fee ($52) by March 21, 2018 Students will then be contacted by their section leader(s) and receive a RED FOLDER withRead More →

  March 21, 2018 Enjoy a great dinner and evening of Jazz by the talented musicians of NCHS Reservation forms due by March 5, 2018!  Information below! https://tinyurl.com/NCHS-Jazz-Cafe-2018 3 Volunteers Needed 2018 Jazz Cafe CD Order Form – $25 if ordered on or before March 21 ($30 after March 21)

Did you know? Undergraduate students in Purdue Musical Organizations are nearly twice as likely to be in the top… Posted by Purdue Student Life on Monday, February 5, 2018 Northwestern University admissions representative discusses the benefits of high school fine arts involvement on college applications at highly selective institutions.  “You would be (hard-pressed) to find a college admissions officer who would encourage you to drop out of the arts” University of Illinois admissions representative discusses the benefits of high school band involvement on college applications.  “Activities like marching band can benefit you during the college admissions review process”. https://tinyurl.com/UofIL-adm-HSBand

NCHS Bands and Spirits Jacket and Patches page has been updated. New activity bars in the inventory including: JAZZ BAND SECTION LEADER MARCHING BAND DRUM MAJOR COLOR GUARD ILMEA 9 SENIOR CONCERT (BAND) ILMEA 9 SENIOR JAZZ ILMEA ALL-STATE Activity patches including: NCHS Jazz NCHS Marching Classic ISU Marching Band Championship and 2016 Finalist (very limited supply) More pictures of the jacket options and placement of numbers, letters, patches and bars.   NCHS Bands and Spirits Jackets and Patches

The NCHS Marching Redhawks Need Adult Truck Drivers for the Fall Marching Competitions!! We need drivers for 16 -26’ box trucks and the truck (F250 size) that pulls the 32’ Marching Redhawks trailer.  3-4 drivers are needed for each competition this season.  A CDL is not needed but D203 must approve all drivers.  Please contact Mrs P  (vpadmanabhan@naperville203.org) if interested in being an approved driver.  She will need a copy of your valid driver’s license to begin the process.  You can email her with the copy of your driver’s license if interested.  Thanks to all for considering.