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District 211 Jazz Bands Find Success at Northshore Jazz Festival

District 211 bands were well represented at a recent jazz festival. The Fremd High School Jazz Ensemble, Jazz Combo, and Jazz Lab Band recently performed at the 39th Annual North Shore Jazz Festival at Glenbrook South High School. Additionally, top jazz bands from Palatine, Conant, and Schaumburg High Schools received “Division 1/Superior” ratings. “We are very proud of our three ensembles that performed at the Northshore Jazz Festival,” said Matthew Moore, band director at Fremd High School. “The students in our Jazz Ensemble, Jazz Lab Band, and Jazz Combo worked hard to prepare a wide variety of jazz music and styles.” ...

Fremd Wind Symphony Snags Several Division 1/Superior Ratings in April

The Fremd Wind Symphony was busy performing their way to success this April. The band was recognized for their performances at the Chicagoland Invitational Concert Band Festival hosted by Hersey High School, and the Illinois State University State of Illinois Invitational Concert Band Contest held at the ISU Center for the Performing Arts. At the Chicagoland Invitational Festival, the band earned an overall “Division 1/Superior” rating in the top tier category.  This is a significant accomplishment for the group because the festival is adjudicated on the national level by college band directors.  The band also participated in a ...