Pride in Performance

Congratulations to the MHS Marching Band on a 13th straight State of Illinois Class 2A Championship and the 2017 Sudler Shield Award!

Concert Band

During first semester, Concert Band is an indoor option for students who do not wish to participate in Marching Band class.  This group rehearses during a separate hour from Marching Band and instruction is tailored to meet the needs of the class, with students generally performing small ensemble pieces and preparing concert music to play with the concert groups following marching season.  

During second semester, the Concert Band is a full band. The Concert Band performs a variety of standard and contemporary band literature and aims to help students develop the skills needed to advance to Symphonic Winds.  Members of the Wind Ensemble and Symphonic Winds who wish to gain experience on a secondary instrument, or members who plan to study music in college and wish to gain music leadership experience, are also encouraged to enroll in Concert Band. The group performs at band concerts.  Private lessons are highly encouraged.  Concert Band is directed by Jeff Neavor and Mitch Jones. 

During the winter, all band students are required to perform at a portion of the girls and boys home basketball games with the MHS Pep Band.