The Concert Band is a performance-based ensemble for intermediate to advanced musicians. Students in the Concert Band show an above-average understanding of their instrument and display a moderate level of musical sophistication through their performance skills. This band is designed to help prepare students with the skills necessary to participate in Wind Ensemble. Students are given extensive background in all instrumental styles and perform music from all periods. This band performs for school and community events throughout the year. Students are encouraged to participate in ILMEA Auditions and IHSA Solo and Ensemble Contest. Attendance at scheduled rehearsals and performances is required and is considered part of the student’s grade.