The Parkside Bands have established a strong tradition of achievement and excellence. Parkside Junior High School offers Cadet Band, Concert Band, Symphonic Band, Honor Band, Jazz Band, Flute Choir, Clarinet Choir and Percussion Ensembles. The Bands' performance resumes include performances at prestigious events and venues throughout Illinois and Ohio.

The Parkside Bands have been invited to performed at:

  • Illinois SuperState Concert Band Festival, U of I , Champaign, IL

  • The Midwest Clinic. An International Band and Orchestra Conference, Chicago, IL

  • Illinois Music Educators Association All-State Conference, Peoria, IL

  • Disney Epcot Center, Orlando, FL

  • FiestaVal, Williamsburg, VA

  • IGSMA District Contests

  • IGSMA State Contests

  • IESA State Contests

  • Illinois State University, Normal, IL

  • Illinois Wesleyan University, Bloomington, IL

  • Northern Illinois University, Dekalb, IL

  • Bradley University, Peoria, IL

  • Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN

  • VanderCook College of Music, Chicago, IL

  • Cedar Point Amusement Park, Sandusky, OH

  • Six Flags Great America, Gurnee, IL

  • Metamora High School Festival, Metamora IL