Downers Grove South Contest- October 14, 2017

1436 Norfolk St, Downers Grove, IL 60516

8:30 am Report to GBN- Load truck and buses

9:15 am Depart for Downers Grove South High School

10:15 am Arrive

11:00 am Warm up  

12:15 pm GBN performance

5:30 pm Preliminary Contest Awards

If we qualify for the finals competition we will perform again after 7pm.  Times will be determined after the awards ceremony.  If we do not qualify for finals we will leave approximately 5:45pm.

If we do not qualify for finals:

5:45 pm Depart for home

6:45 pm (approx.)  Arrive GBN

If we do qualify for finals:

10:00 pm Final Contest awards

10:15pm Depart for home

11:15 pm Arrive GBN.

There will be a lot of down time between our performance and the awards.  Bring plenty of money for food!  

Please be sure to bring all of your uniform parts in a garment bag.  Be sure your uniform looks good and your instrument is shiny and clean and in good working order!!  

REMEMBER-  POWER, CLASS, PRIDE!

**PARENTS COMING TO WATCH SHOULD ARRIVE NO LATER THAN 11:30 AM**

 

2017-18 Marching Band Calendar

Marching Band Calendar

All of these dates are also available by clicking the “Calendar” link at http://gbnband.com – you can also add this digital calendar to your computer or phone to always be up-to-date.

June

Every Tuesday and Thursday evenings 6-8:30pm- Percussion rehearsal

Every Wednesday evening 6:30-9:00 pm

21 – Winds Rehearsal 6:30-8pm

28 – Winds Rehearsal 6:30-8pm

July

Every Tuesday and Thursday evenings 6-8:30pm- Percussion rehearsal

Every Wednesday evening 6:30-9:00 pm

5 – Winds Rehearsal 6:30-8pm

12 – Winds Rehearsal 6:30-8pm

19 – Winds Rehearsal 6:30-8pm

26 – Winds Rehearsal 6:30-8pm

August

Every Tuesday and Thursday evenings 6-8:30pm- Percussion rehearsal until band camp

Every Wednesday evening 6:30-9:00 pm until band camp

2 – Winds Rehearsal 6:30-8pm

9 – Winds Rehearsal 6:30-8pm

14-18- Band Camp

22- MB Practice 3-6pm, parent show 6pm-6:30pm- North Parking Lot

24- MB Practice 6-9pm- North Parking Lot

23-24- Uniform Issue 3pm

25- Football Game 5:30pm report time- 7:30 game time

29- MB Practice 6-9pm

31- MB Practice 6-9pm

September

5- MB Practice 6-9pm- North Parking Lot

7- MB Practice 6-9pm

8- Football Game 5:30pm report time- 7:30 game time

12- MB Practice 6-9pm

14- MB Practice 6-9pm

19- MB Practice 6-9pm- North Parking Lot

21- No Rehearsal – Rosh Hoshanah

22- Football Game 6:00pm report time- 7:30 game time

23- Contest @ Wheeling HS Afternoon/Evening

26- MB Practice 6-9pm- North Parking Lot

28- MB Practice 6-9pm- North Parking Lot

October

3- MB Practice 6-9pm

5- MB Practice 6-9pm

6- Homecoming Parade 3:45pm, Football Game 6:00pm report time- 7:30 game time

10- MB Practice 6-9pm

12- MB Practice 6-9pm

14- Contest @ Downers Grove South Afternoon/evening

 

21- ***Canceled***Contest @ Providence Catholic Afternoon/Evening

May

28- Memorial Day Parade 10am

 

The Spartan Marching Band of Glenbrook North High School has proudly represented their hometown of Northbrook, Illinois both nationally and internationally for the past 40 years.  They have been awarded top honors as both a parade unit and field show band in contests in over 15 states. They have appeared in the MACY’S Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City, the Cotton Bowl Parade in Dallas, Texas, the Peach Bowl Parade in Atlanta, the Hall of Fame Bowl and the Outback Bowl in Tampa.  The band has traveled internationally to such places as Vienna, Austria- Dublin, Ireland -London, England -Dundee, Scotland –Rome, Italy and Oslo, Norway.

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