The kids have signed up for solo and ensemble and are in full out practice mode- class time and after school practicing! Contest music is right around the corner!
The HS Band is hosting their 2nd annual Alumni night on Feb. 9!
The Band Boosters are holding Taco Night on Feb. 16 during the boys basketball game and will be around during the lip sync!
The ensembles are in full swing preparing for the Winter Concert. Update: Winter Concert is now on Dec. 11, not Dec. 12, the original date, due to a scheduling conflict. Come out and Support the program!!!
The High School Choir is off to a fast start. They are currently working on real-life experience projects in which they would need to use music.
The High School Band has been performing at football games and marching this year. Changes are definitely coming!
The High School Band Room has been transformed!!! The band program has been upgraded with the arrival of new instrument storage cabinets!
The High School band has been performing at football games! Marching and playing pep band!! Come out on 9/15 to support the band and the 50th Homecoming of NN!
Happy Summer! Please make sure all HS Band students are aware of our upcoming rehearsals in August. These are mandatory and have been on the schedule!
There will be a graduation rehearsal for the HS Band on Friday, June 2nd, starting around 10:55. Graduation will be held on June 4th in the HS Gym at 2 pm. Call time for the HS Band is 12:30 pm. Please wear contest attire.
The Annual Spring Music Banquet will be held on May 25th at 6 pm in the HS Cafe. The following students need to bring these items to the banquet: 7th grade- a dozen hawaiian rolls; 8th grade- a dessert; 9th & 10th grade- a cold side; 11th & 12th grade- a hot side. I do ask for you to dress nice for this event. Hope to see you all here!
The Morocco Homecoming Parade will take place this Sunday, May 28, starting at 3 pm. Please see the complete itinerary here.
Tonight, I am hosting instrument signups and display night for all elementary students in grades 4 and 5 and their parents. This will begin at 3:30 and go until 6:30 in the HS Band Room. If you are still trying to decide on joining...click here...
Here in the next few weeks, the HS Band will be marching in their first parade in over a decade. The Morocco Homecoming Parade is on May 28 at 3 pm. Come support the band!
On Friday, the High School Band traveled to the elementary schools to put on recruitment concerts. There was a lot of interest, smiles, and dancing!! Instrument testing will begin on May 10.
Another Spring Concert is in the books! Words cannot express the feeling I have about the my ensembles. They all performed very well and I am proud to be their director!!!
Congrats to the High School Band for receiving their fourth consecutive gold rating at ISSMA contest this past weekend! The band went in group 3 for the first time under the direction of Mr. Redlin and had sight-reading count towards their overall score. They did great! Another congrats to the High School Choir as well! They went in Group IV and finally got that first gold rating with Mr. Redlin. All 3 judges gave them a gold rating! A phenomenal weekend for the NNHS Music Program!
Contest is this weekend! Band is Friday at KVHS and Choir is Saturday at KVMS. You can visit below for the information for both events. See you all there!
Map of KVMS
Map of KVHS
Band Parent Letter
Choir Parent Letter
The times are in for the 2017 ISSMA band and choir contest! The HS Band will be performing at Kankakee Valley High School on Friday, April 7, at 6 pm. The HS Choir will be performing at Kankakee Valley Middle School on Saturday, April 8, at 9:18 am. We hope to see all of you there supporting the groups on! You can visit here for their tentative trip itinerary.
This evening, the 7th & 8th grade band traveled to McCutcheon HS to perform in their very first ISSMA contest. The band performed well and earned a Silver rating. We are very proud of these students and look forward to the Spring concert! Thank you to all the parents who came and supported the band. It was great seeing that many people there!!!
Today is the day!!! Best of luck to the 7th & 8th grade band as they perform at McCutcheon HS in their first ISSMA contest!
The 7th and 8th grade band students will need to be dressed in their concert attire prior to the start of 7th period tomorrow. The music boosters will be providing a sack "dinner" for the ride home from McCutcheon High School tomorrow after contest. The students' parents who cannot make contest tomorrow evening, the kids have been instructed to call or text when we are leaving Lafayette! Go Spartans!
The 7th and 8th grade Band will be going to McCutcheon High School on Friday, March 17, for the ISSMA organizational contest. This is the first trip any junior high student has taken to the ISSMA contest in at the very least, the last decade. You can visit here for their tentative trip itinerary.