Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Drum Majors Prepare For 2017-18

The @dgnbands Drum Majors have recently completed their academy training in preparation for the 2017-18 academic year. Thank you Emily, Abigail and Aidan for your dedication on behalf of the DGN Trojan Marching Band!

Monday, June 26, 2017

DGN Band Students Prep for July 4th Independence Day Parade

Members of @dgnbands hit the pause-button on their summer vacation tonight as they returned to campus and prepared for the Downers Grove Independence Day Parade (July 4th - 1:00 PM).

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Thursday, June 22, 2017

July 4th Parade Practice This Coming Monday!

The first of two important rehearsals for DGN Band members will be held this Monday night (June 26) from 6:30 - 8:30 PM at North High.  We will be preparing for our participation in the Downers Grove July 4th Parade.  Students should arrive wearing comfortable closed toe tennis shoes, and bring a water bottle.

The second of two rehearsals will be held at North High on Monday evening (July 3) from 6:30 - 8:30 PM.  We will be combining with members of the South High Marching Band on that evening as we finalize our parade block for the July 4th parade.

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Monday, June 05, 2017

Early Bird Music Final Class at Omega

Continuing a 20+ year tradition, DGN's "Early Bird" music courses (AP Music Theory, Jazz Ensemble, and Jazz Lab Band) held their final class of he year off-campus. Thanks to the staff at Omega for serving our students efficiently and with a smile!