Parade Performance/June camp reminders

Thursday, June 30th 4-7 p.m.      Full rehearsal for ALL band and guard members.

-Eat before you come, bring water, and be prepared to rehearse outside.  EP Victory and Patriotic Parade Sequence should be memorized for this rehearsal.

-Uniforms and shoes will be distributed at this rehearsal.

-Permission to leave with parent form must be turned in at this rehearsal.

Friday, July 1st    9 a.m. – noon    Full rehearsal for ALL band and guard members

-Eat before you come, bring water, and be prepared to rehearse outside.

Friday, July 1st    4 p.m.      Arrive at EPCHS in Class B uniform for parade and concert performance

-Class B Uniform:  Show t-shirt, band shorts, black NO-SHOW socks, black guard shoes or Drillmasters

approx.  5:30 p.m.     Pre-parade concert at Red Palm

approx. 6:30 p.m.      Parade stepoff

approx.  7:45 p.m.     Complete parade and bus back to EPCHS


Parents are needed to help distribute water, carry the banner, and distribute flyers for the parade.  Please email Mrs. Kazin at if you are interested in helping.


    Music Booster Registration Form

    Please consider joining our Music Booster organization!  They do so much to help the department, both financially and through volunteers.  The link to the registration form is below.

    Music Booster Registration Form

      Uniform Order Form

      Uniform orders must be returned with payment by June 10th.  Please make checks payable to EPCHS.


        Marching Band Information Form

        Please use the following link to fill out the information form.



          PLEASE NOTE:  The parade rehearsal on Thursday, June 30th will be held from 4-7 p.m. instead of 9 a.m.-noon.  Please make the change in your calendars.

            Music Department Awards Banquet

            Please join us to celebrate the achievements of the Music Department from the 2015-2016 school year!  The reservation form is attached below.  Reservations with payment are due May 6th.

            banquet invitation

              Summer Band Camp Schedule

              Attached is the summer camp schedule for band and color guard and a tentative fall performance schedule.  A full year’s performance schedule will follow soon!  Please mark your calendars and plan to attend all camp sessions.  It is crucial to the success of our competitive season!


                Spotlight on 99th Musical Theater Summer Camp returns!

                The 2016 camp is at capacity.  Registration is now closed.  Please come see this fabulous production!  June 23rd at 7 p.m. and June 24th at 10 a.m.  Tickets are only $3 for adults and $2 for students/seniors.  General admission seating.

                  Spring Concerts

                  springThe Music Department will present two end-of-year concerts in May.  First, the annual Spring Concert will be held on May 4th at 7 p.m. in the auditorium and will feature the Concert Band and Concert Choir.  Then, the Spring Celebration will take place on Sunday, May 15th at 2 p.m. in the auditorium.  It will feature the Central Middle School Chorus, the Unaccompanied Minors, and the COMBINED Concert Choirs from CMS and EPCHS.  Both concerts are free of charge, so please invite family, friends, and members of the community to attend!  (A free will donation will be taken at the Spring Concert on May 4th to benefit Autism Speaks.  The Unaccompanied Minors will take whatever is collected with them when they sing along the route at WalkNowfor Autism Speaks on May 14th at Soldier Field.)

                    IHSA Choir Comment Sheets

                    Please take a look at these and email a short reflection to  Include positive and negative aspects of the group’s performance.

                    sheets 2016