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Congratulations!

For the fourth year in a row, the District 90 Symphonic Winds will be performing at the University of Illinois Superstate Concert Band Festival!

Bands from across Illinois submit recordings, which are judged blindly.  The top ensembles are invited to perform onstage at the Krannert Center for Performing Arts at the University of Illinois on May 3rd/

In addition to the Symphonic Winds, the O’Fallon Milburn (Freshman) Band will be performing as the Division 1A Honor Band, and the O’Fallon Township High School Wind Ensemble was invited to perform in class 3A on May 4th.

If you would like to hear the bands, they will be live streamed on May 3rd and 4th at www.banddirector.com, and they will also be performing a concert at Carriel Jr. high on Wednesday, May 1st.

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3/11/19 Newsletters/Announcements

A lot going on!  Newsletters can be found below.  End of the Third Quarter is Friday.  Tomorrow is a Dewey’s Pizza dine to donate night for Lifelong Music in O’Fallon.  Saturday is the Metro East Middle School Band Festival at Carriel, where both 6th grade bands will be performing.  And the ISU Wind Symphony and ISU Music Faculty will be in O’Fallon on the 24th doing masterclasses and a join concert with the OTHS Wind Ensemble!

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2019 Week 10 Jr. High Band Newsletter

2019 5th Grade Band Newsletter, Week 10

Symphonic Winds Recording Session

This past weekend, the Symphonic Winds had a great recordings session at the Hettenhausen Center for the Arts at McKendree University.  We are very proud of the students works recording two very challenging pieces, which can be heard here:

2019 Symphonic Winds Recording Sessions

A big thanks to the students and staff at the Hett, as well as our recording engineer Tim Drury!

January 21st Newsletters

2019 5th grade band newsletter, week 3

2019 week 3 jr. high band newsletterBand Books

Dr. G’s 8th Grade Info

If you wanted to refer back to Dr. G’s presentation, it’s attached below.

8th grade information (updated 1/17)

Congrats to 5 students selected to the All-Illinois Junior Band

https://www.ofallonweekly.com/2018/12/26/district-90-and-the-weekly-present-the-december-2018-student-service-award-recipients/

January 8th Newsletters

Happy New Year!

The newsletters are attached!

2019 Week 1 Jr. High Band Newsletter

2019 5th Grade Band Newsletter, Week 1

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