Tuesday, November 27, 2012

Welcome Back Band Alumni!

Thanks to the SPHS Band & Percussion Alumni that returned to play with the Basketball Band for the annual Thanksgiving Tournament. A fun time was had by all.

David Rodriguez, Jake Spizzirri, Mr. C.,
 Jack O'Brien, Armaan Yazdani, Austin O'Brien

Matt Jankiewicz, Mr. C, Brad Donatille

Markeise Russell, Will Petrovich, Kevin Gallagher,
Mr. C., Eddy Chevere, Ed Stypka, Tim Puczkowskyj

Monday, November 5, 2012


This is a busy week, but exciting, for the SPHS Bands.

WEDNESDAY, November 7 - Butter Braid fundraiser ends. Students should plan to turn in their forms and money in class. Please make sure that the money matches form. Butter Braids will be delivered on Tuesday, November 20 after school - in time for THANKSGIVING! Mmmmmm........
Butter Braid braided pastries

THURSDAY, November 8, 7:30 p.m. - JAZZ CONCERT. Join the Jazz Band, Honors Jazz Band, and Combo in their first performance of the year as they welcome special guest artist, Joe Lill. Dr. Lill is the Director of Bands at North Park University and one of Chicago's finest trumpet players. Tickets are $5 (students free w/ID) and can be purchased at www.stpatrick.org.

SATURDAY, November 10 - IMEA District 1 Jazz Festival, Lincoln-Way Central High School. Senior trumpeter Giovanni Garcia was selected to perform with Jazz Ensemble II. Congratulations to Gio for this great honor!

Next week: OPEN HOUSE & IMEA Music Festival!