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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

2018-2019 Handbook
2018-2019 Handbook Agreement


Link to WSHSB Calendar page

Music and Instrument Stores

Music Return Forms
          No forms at this time


Concert and Parade Information
                Winter Concert - January 25, 2019, 7pm
                         Free admission, open seating
The Dellora A. Norris Cultural Arts Center
                       1040 Dunham Road | St. Charles, IL 60174                     
Winter Concert Flyer and Tickets - Will be available in early December
             2019 Winter Concert Flyer

                      2019 Winter Concert Tickets
           Note: While there are printable tickets, there is no admission
                and tickets are not necessary for entrance to the concert

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
2019 Winter Concert Well-Wisher
Deadline for those using the Winter Well-Wishers Registration fee payment option is the first Thursday in October, about a 9 week extension beyond the regular August Registration fee deadline.

Registration and Rental Forms
2018-2019 WSHSB Tuition - Fee Schedule

2018-2019 Spring Registration Form

If mailed, form and fees must be received (no later than) or in person by December 13, 2018.
Late fees apply.

Include a late fee of $20 if paid in person after (or post marked on or after) December 13, 2018.
Include a late fee of $30 if paid (post marked) December 31, 2018 or later.

Instrument Rental Agreement

                                        BOOSTER REQUIREMENTS
WSHSB Winter Booster Jobs released at 7pm, Monday, July 16, first come first served.

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 volunteered.
              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

WSHSB Practice Report

Solo and Ensemble Contest

                                               There are no paper forms to complete.
SEC Statement of Intention time begins ONLINE November 16, 2018
ends December 13, 2018.
Statement of Intention link WSHSB 2019 Statement of Intention
SEC ONLINE Registration time begins January 3, 2019
              ONLINE Registration Deadline is January 31, 2019
                          Link for online Registration will be provided by January 3, 2019.
                      Online forms must be completed and all fees paid by the deadline.
                         Pay all fees at the front tables at band. Bring the exact amount
                                          as we are not equipped to make change.                                                                                                      ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

It is of the utmost importance that participants carefully read the SEC Rules
found here
→ SEC Rules

For further information about out what to prepare prior to the SEC as well as what to do and expect that day including proper conduct and etiquette pointers
use this
link  SEC Helpful Tips 

Order Forms
There are no order forms at this time.

Rehearsal Notes
Rehearsal Notes Archive

Music Resources
Link to our Music Resources page

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