Congratulations to the 3 outstanding members who will be leading the 2020 Taft marching band..Natalia Penalbert, Grace Cho, and Steven Zick
If you are interested in being in the 2020 Taft marching band (the one in Chicago!!!) you can join our band app page through the link. Please use your full name when creating your profile
When: Thursday, January 30th
Where: Taft Freshman Academy
Time: 6 PM
Cost: $10 (includes concert, pasta dinner, dessert, and a drink.)
Come prepared as some amazing raffle prizes will be available. Raffle tickets are 1 for $2.00 or 3 for $5.00.
It won't be long before August will be here and marching band camp will be upon us.
Monday, August 12th - Friday, August 16th 10:00 - 4:00 (with an hour long break for lunch)
Monday, August 19th - Friday, August 23rd 10:00 - 4:00 (with an hour long break for lunch)
If you want more info about joining, please fill out this form and we will get back to you with more information.
membership will close for most sections after the first week of camp, so don't hesitate to make contact so we can reserve a spot for you in what is going to be one of the best seasons and shows that Taft has produced!
Starting on Thursday, April 25th we will be having spring marching band rehearsals every Tuesday and Thursday through the end of the school year from 4:00 - 5:30. More info can be found on the Marching Band tab
Check out our new custom recruiting page and find out more about the benefits of joining the school band program
Join the Taft bands at one of the following upcoming performances
Thursday, March 14th Spring Band Concert, Taft Auditorium 6:30PM
Saturday, March 16th ILMEA large ensemble competition, North Central College, Time TBD
Saturday, April 6th IHSA large ensemble competition, Whitney Young High School, Time TBD
The Taft Marching Eagles will open the 2018 competitive season this Saturday at the Victor J. Andrew Invitational in Tinley Park and the Chicagoland Marching Band Festival in Wheeling. The first performance is at 2:45PM at Victor J. Andrew High School and then we perform at Wheeling high school at 7:00PM. Come out and see us debut our show :Our New World"
It's not too late to still join as we have open spots in the flutes, tenor saxes, trumpets, trombones, bass drums, front ensemble, & color guard (co-ed). Contact Mr. Harriman for more details