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Hilltopper Marching Band

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The Glenbard West Hilltopper Marching Band has a long tradition of excellence.  The Band has marched in competition throughout the Mid-West as well as performed in England on a number of occasions.  It is not the largest organization at Glenbard West, but also gets more public exposure than any other group in the school. The Glenbard West Hilltopper Marching Band is composed of students in Concert Band 1, Concert Band 2, and Symphonic Band who elect to march during the first semester.  The band performs at home football, marching band competitions, and various community functions throughout the year.



Marching Band End of Year Survey
Homecoming 2017



CONGRATULATIONS
Drum Majors 2016-2017
Emma Hanson
Ori Harris
Erin Hernandez

Summer Dates for 2016

July 27   New Member & Section Leader, Drum Major Marching Session in Biester        2:00 – 4:00pm
July 27   Battery & Pit Drumline & Color Guard in Biester                                               5:30 – 8:30pm
July 27   All Members rehearsal in Biester                                                                              7:00 – 8:30pm
July 28   New Member & Section Leader, Drum Major Marching Session in Biester        2:00 – 4:00pm
July 28   Battery & Pit Drumline & Color Guard in Biester                                               5:30 – 7:45pm
July 28   All Members rehearsal in Biester                                                                              6:00 – 7:45pm
July 28   Whitewater Parent Mtg         ***8:00pm in Biester***

Aug 1, 2  New Member & Section Leader, Drum Major Marching Session in Biester        2:00 – 4:00pm
Aug 1, 2  Battery & Pit Drumline & Color Guard in Biester                                               5:30 – 8:30pm
Aug 1, 2  All Members rehearsal in Biester                                                                              7:00 – 8:30pm
Aug. 3    Mandatory: Band Camp @ University of Wisconsin-Whitewater – leave at 8am
Aug. 7   Mandatory: Band Camp @ University of Wisconsin-Whitewater – return at 3pm
Aug. 9, 11   Band Camp at West                                                                                          6 – 9pm
Aug. 15, 16, 18 Band Camp at West                                                                                       6 – 9pm





2015 Media

2014 Media
Stagg Performance - youtube link
Wheeling Performance - youtube link

Past shows include:
2016 - 2017 - The Music of Billy Joel - featuring Piano Man, Stranger, Scenes from an Italian Restaurant, and Pressure

2015 - 2016 - The Music of Queen - featuring Bohemian Rhapsody, We Will Rock You, Another One Bites the Dust, and Crazy Little Thing Called Love

2014 - 2015 - The Music of Steely Dan - featuring Peg, Rikki Don't Lose That Number, and Reeling in the Years

2013 - 2014 - Elton John on the Screen: Pinball Wizard, Your Song, Love Lies Bleeding, and Saturday Night's Alright

2012 - 2013 - Music of the band "Chicago" including Make Me Smile, Saturday in the Park, and 25 or 6 to 4

2011 - 2012 - "The Beatles" including Magical Mystery Tour, Yesterday, Can't Buy Me Love, and Eleanor Rigby

2010 - 2011 - "Destination Jazz" including Georgia on My Mind, Take the "A" Train, Harlem Nocturne, Birdland

2009 - 2010 - Selections from "Wicked"

2008 - 2009 - Music of Chuck Mangione

2007 - 2008 - West Side Story by Leonard Bernstein including Tonight, Somewhere, Cool, Officer Krupke, One Hand, One Heart

2006 - 2007 - The Planets by Gustav Holst including Mars, Mercury, Venus, and Jupiter

2005 - 2006 - Fiero

2004 - 2005 - Things that go Bump in the Night

2003 - 2004 - Rhapsody
                        In Blue by George Gershwin
                        Hungarian by Franz Lizst
                        Bohemian by Freddie Mercury

2002 - 2003 - Jesus Christ Superstar by Andrew Lloyd Webber

2001 - 2002 - CHASE the Music of Bill Chase