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WSHSB Patriot Marching Band

For marching, the WSHSB is also known as "The Patriots." Patriots attend marching camp in June and average five parades in the summer.

WSHSB Winter Concert

With two concerts per year, our winter concert is usually held at the end of January. Concerts are FREE admission with open seating. Check our Music Resource page to listen to past concerts.

WSHSB Patriot Marching Band

Marching trimester is voluntary and open to current WSHSB members and NON-members. This includes experienced musicians who are welcome to join us for the summer marching trimester. For more details see our Summer Marching page.

WSHSB Spring Concert

Our second concert of the year is generally held mid to late May. Come hear our Junior, Senior, and Symphonic bands separately and combined.

West Suburban Home School Band

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The West Suburban Home School Band, or WSHSB in short, follows the model of a community band and includes all wind instruments, woodwinds and brass, as well as a full percussion section. There are no stringed instruments ...more

WSHSB Member's News

Member's News has the link to the weekly Rehearsal Notes PDF and for quick reference, Important Dates and Deadlines and the Sectional Chart are included. Download  the weekly Rehearsal Notes for the week's practice assignments and more.



To join the WSHSB a student must be home schooled. Those interested in joining the WSHSB, at any level but Cadet, must submit an audition video. Recommended minimum age for any level is nine. There are four skill levels to consider...more

Forms & Documents

General Information

2020-2021 Handbook
The Handbook Agreement is now part of the registration form.

Link to WSHSB Calendar page

Music - Instrument - Repair Stores

Private Music Instructor list sent in an email to all families on 10/04/19.

Music Return Forms   
                There are no music return forms at this time      


Concert and Parade Information
Our next concert will be for the Winter Trimester, January 2021
               There is no admission charge for the concert; however, donations are accepted at the door.

Concert Tickets and Fliers -
There are no tickets or fliers at this time

Summer Marching
             Summer Marching Parade Information
Parade Dates

WSHSB Dress Codes
WSHSB Dress Codes Revised 08/23/18
Includes Overview and Codes for practices, dress rehearsals/concerts and Summer Marching

Well-Wisher Form
                There is no Well-Wisher form at this time

Registration and Rental Forms
                Exception for 2020-2021 Winter Trimester
For the Winter registration only basic information must be submitted on the simplified form along with any applicable rental forms and fees (students and adults alike). The due date is the same as the audition deadline, August 4, 2020. The fee schedule is on the form and you will be notified when payment is due.
2020-2021 Winter Registration Form

2020-2021 WSHSB Tuition - Fee Schedule

Instrument Rental Agreement
If you currently have a band-owned instrument and want to continue renting it for the winter trimester, the fee for trimester instrument rental is $40. The forms and fees need to be included with your registration. ADULT HELPERS MUST ALSO COMPLETE A RENTAL FORM EACH TRIMESTER IF USING A WSHSB OWNED INSTRUMENT.

                                        BOOSTER REQUIREMENTS
                   Exception for 2020-2021 Winter Trimester
Booster sign-up will not be part of the Winter registration as in the past. We will require a Booster sign-up once the location and details for the Winter trimester are known. You will be notified.

WSHSB Winter Trimester released at 7pm, Monday, July 20 first come first served.
NOTICE Booster Jobs will be released at a later date, when we have confirmation for fall/winter trimester.

Once we have confirmation and the jobs are released for the Winter Concert Trimester, you will need to do the following.

See our Booster Page for all Job Descriptions and the link to the WSHSB Online Sign-Up Schedule.

FOR CONCERT TRIMESTERS - One parent must volunteer for at least
4 Booster positions/slots per trimester in which their student(s) is/are participating.
FOR THE SUMMER MARCHING TRIMESTER - One parent must volunteer for at least
2 Booster positions/slots for the marching trimester in which their student(s) is/are participating.
Jobs are first come first served. You must do BOTH point A and B.
          A. Enter your name on the WSHSB Online Sign-up Schedule for the job(s)
              you are committing to do.
          B. In the Booster section of the Registration form you will need to initial that online
              sign-up has been completed and state the date/s and positions for which you
              NOTE: Filling-in a job on the registration form without signing-up online IS NOT SUFFICIENT.
sign-up is MANDATORY. The form merely echoes what you signed-up for online but
              does not fulfill the online sign-up requirement. Jobs remain open until online sign-up is


Practice Report

Note: Adult helpers do not need to complete/return practice reports, students only.
WSHSB Practice Report

Rehearsal Notes
Rehearsal Notes Archive

Music Resources
Link to our Music Resources page

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