8TH GRADE (SYMPHONIC BAND)

The Symphonic Band is comprised of musicians in 8th grade. They perform at PJHS concerts in addition to traveling to festivals throughout the year.

21 - 22 Symphonic Band Handbook & Commitment Form

 2021 - 2022 Concert Repertoire

Click on the title of each song below to hear the audio file of the song.

  • Coming Soon

2021 - 2022 Important Dates

 

Events listed in orange are required 

Events listed in white are optional

  • Friday, October 8: Football Performance @ Normal West HS

  • Friday, October 8: ILMEA District Band Auditions (Optional) @  Virtual Audition Recordings due to Mrs. Bolton

  • Saturday, November 6: ILMEA District Jazz Band Festival @ Olivet University (selected students based upon October 8th auditions), all day

  • Saturday, November 13: ILMEA District Concert Band Festival @ Olivet 

  • University (selected students based upon October 8th auditions), all day

  • Week of December 13 - 17: Holiday Ensemble performances
    before school

  • Friday, Jan. 14: Saturday, Jan. 16th All-Illinois Band Festival (JHS All-State) U of I Campus, Champaign, IL

  • Thursday, Feb. 10: Tentative Chamber Music Concert 6:30PM 

  • Friday, Feb. 18: Tentative IGSMA Organizational Contest

  • Friday, Feb. 25: IGSMA Solo/Ensemble Contest

  • Saturday, April 2: Intercity Band Festival @ BJHS

  • Thursday, April 28: Spring Band Concert @ PJHS

  • Friday, May 13: Trills & Thrills Trip

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