BBLZ has answers to common questions below, especially helpful for the ‘first-year’ band parents! Keep reading for information on Marching Band, Concert Band, and Pep Band and read our Welcome Letter.
Band Program Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Marching Band Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Marching Band Ins and Outs
Concert Band Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
Pep Band Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
Band Banquet Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
Q: Is the event for students only?
A: Parents are welcome to join in during the Awards ceremony portion of the evening near 8:30 pm. There are chairs along the wall for parents to use to sit and listen to the awards.
Q: What awards are presented?
A: Awards from Band Directors (i.e., ILMEA State, Pep Band perfect attendance) and Student leaders provide student choice awards too. Drum Majors and leaders are announced. Tri-M Honors inductees are shared.
Q: Where is it held?
A: Concorde Banquets in Kildeer in mid-May. The BBLZ organization heavily subsidizes the event.
Q: How do we pay for this event?