Upcoming Dates Upcoming NCHS Bands, Spirits and BBA events. Click on links to volunteer or for more information. 2019 JANUARY 1/16  NCHS BBA Meeting 7pm Band Room 1/25 Pep Band 6:00 pm, Band Room.  7:30 pm game 1/27 Winter Guard – Naperville Contest 1/31 Pep Band 6:00 pm, Band Room.  7:30 pm game.  LJHS Night FEBRUARY 2/1 Pep Band 6:00 pm, Band Room.  7:30 pm game       Little Spirits Clinic Registrations Due 2/4 2019 Marching Percussion CHOPS session 2 – 6-8 PM Band Room 2/7 Little Spirits Clinic (K-8 students) 5:45-7 pm 2/8   NCHS BBA Trivia Night 2/10 NCHS Spirits Winter Guard Home ShowRead More →

Attention NCHS Bands seniors planning to study Music Education in college! The director of the Naperville Municipal Band, Dr. Ronald Keller, invites high school seniors to apply for the Ronald Keller Music Scholarship.  The Ronald Keller Music Scholarship in the amount of $2,500, will be awarded to a Naperville area high school band student who plans to study music education.  Students who meet the following criteria are encouraged to apply: Graduating Senior Naperville resident An active musician in a Naperville area high school band Music Education Major Deadlines Scholarship applications and essays are due on or before March 15, 2019. Recommendation letters are due on orRead More →

Attention NCHS Bands families! Please mark you calendars for an evening of good food and good jazz music provided by your very own NCHS Jazz Program! Date: Thursday Feb. 7th Starting Times: 5:45PM Location: The Patio (Aurora-Fox Valley Mall) – 4400 Fox Valley Ctr. Dr, Aurora, IL 60504 Ensembles included: Jazz Lab Jazz Band Combo Jazz Band JSO Combo JSO More details forthcoming, but please spread the word to your friends and family. Let’s pack the place, as we always do!  NCHS Bands will receive 15% of your purchase when you present this flyer (needs to be a printout) Best, The Band Office Link to PatioRead More →

Marching Redhawks 2019 Marching Percussion ‘Chops’ Sessions and Marching Percussion Auditions We’d like to remind everyone of our Marching Percussion Chops Sessions (dates below). We welcome all current 8th – 11th grade students interested in auditioning for the NCHS marching percussion section of the 2019 Marching Redhawks to join us. Students should bring a pair of snare drum sticks (marching snare sticks preferred) and a practice pad (if you’ve got one). Enter door 29! Marching Percussion CHOPS Sessions Marching Percussion Auditions Where: NCHS Band Room (Rm. 83) Where: NCHS Band Room (Rm. 83) Time: 6 – 8 PM Time: 4 – 9 PM (online audition sign upsRead More →

Handy Reminder Page for ALL 2019 Marching Redhawks (Students and Parents) 2018 Marching Redhawks season video – thank you to Steve Pohovey! Upcoming Dates and Volunteer Opportunities 2019 Marching Redhawks Drumline: “Chop Sessions” – Preparation for Auditions and Fall Marching Band: Jan. 15, Feb. 4, March 7, April 9 [6 – 8PM] 2019 Marching Redhawks Percussion Auditions:  April 30,  NCHS Band Room  [4 – 9 PM] 2019 Marching Redhawks Section Leaders and Jr. Drum Major Audition Clinics and Informative Meeting – Feb. 19th, 5:15 – 6PM  Leadership Essays Due – Feb. 26th Auditions – March 5th, 4 – 9PM March 11, 2019!  NCHS Marching Redhawks 2019 ShowRead More →

Come join Mr. Frendewey and the NCHS Basketball Pep Band for the 2018-19 Season! Rehearsals start before each game at 6:00 pm.  Pep Band plays through the entire home boys varsity basketball game (start as close to 7:30 pm as possible). 

Jazz Cafe Save the date! The annual NCHS Jazz Cafe will be held on March 15, 2019 at the Chicago Marriott Naperville.  Doors open at 6:15 pm and dinner will be served at 7:00 pm. It is a great night of jazz performances by Jazz Lab, Jazz Band, Jazz Band Combo, JSO and JSO Combo.  Seniors will also be recognized. You can find more information and reservation forms (due 2/25/19) here.    

All Jazz Bands: 2/7  5:45pm – The Patio, Aurora IL (Fox Valley Mall) 3/15  Jazz Cafe JSO: 2/7  5:45pm – The Patio, Aurora IL (Fox Valley Mall) 2/26 La Quinta de los Reyes in Aurora, Opening for the  Pete Ellman Big Band 3/15  Jazz Cafe.  Reservations due 2/25/19 3/16 Naperville Jazz Festival – NVHS 2018-19 JSO Schedule Link Eureopean Tour – Jazz Band

The NCHS Redhawk Club (formerly the Boosters) has made some changes and we are really excited to share how you can support our Band Booster Association. Concessions for all sports are now being run by the Redhawk Club at all of our home games for all 3 seasons. The Redhawk Club will pay our BBA $25 for every hour that you volunteer. You will see on the Sign Up Genius site, date, sport to work and how many people are needed. Events don’t have to be manned by just the BBA, it can be covered by the BBA or any sport, you just need to sign up for theRead More →