Friday, October 26, 2007

2007-2008 Winter Guard Announced


Captains: Kelly Cantlin & Amanda Piggot

Ashley Ford

Nella Granback

Anna Kowalewicz

Katie Kropp

Anita Pattanayak

Jennifer Poad

Lauren Rush

Kaitlin Sheber

Carrie Strandgard

Lindsay Waszak

Lisa Witek

Our first practices are October 30th and November 1st from 6:00 to 8:30 PM

(Meet in the band room).

Wednesday, October 24, 2007

Mason Martin performs with U.S. Army Field Band

Senior Mason Martin performed on October 23 with the United State Army Field Band in Arlington Heights, IL. Congratulations Mason on your selection to perform with the band!

Mason is pictured here with Lieutenant Colonel Beth T.M. Steele, who became the Deputy Commander and Associate Conductor of The U.S. Army Field Band in July of 2005. A native of Ames, Iowa, she holds a Bachelor of Music degree in Trumpet Performance and a Master of Music in Conducting from Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois.

After receiving her commission in 1988, Lieutenant Colonel Steele served as the Executive Officer and Associate Conductor of the Army Ground Forces Band in Atlanta, Georgia, as well as Commander, Student Company, at the U.S. Army Element School of Music. Following these assignments, she assumed duties as Associate Bandmaster for The U.S. Army Band, "Pershing's Own," in Washington, DC, and as Commander for The U.S. Continental Army Band. Lieutenant Colonel Steele's most recent assignment was as Commandant of the U.S. Army Element, School of Music.

Tuesday, October 23, 2007

DGN Alumni in Marching Illini

Mr. Miller recently visited his Alma Mater (Illinois) to watch Mr. Teague's Alma Mater (Michigan) win a football game. (Sorry Mr. Miller ... I was nice in class on Monday ... I couldn't resist.)

North High is extremely proud of the dozen DGN alumni that are currently a part of the nationally renown Marching Illini.

Tuesday, October 09, 2007

Band O Rama just around the corner!

The 2007 North High School Band-O-Rama Concert will be held this Thursday, October 11, at 7 PM in the Clarence Johnson Auditorium. This annual showcase of the "Trojan" Marching Band is sure to be a highlight of the fall season for hundreds of concert patrons. Join us as the members of the band, the cheerleaders and the Athenas share the sights and sounds of the football stadium with an appreciative audience of Trojan fans. Seating is on a first-come basis; doors open at 6:30 PM for seating.

Saturday, October 06, 2007

Homecoming 2007