Winter Band Day - 2024

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Winter Band Day is an outreach program presented by the Southwest Community Concert Band. The purpose of this event is to provide students with the opportunity to enjoy music in a festival format without the stress of an audition.

Eligibility is open to students of all ability levels in grades 6-8 who currently participate in their school band program and have had at least (1) one full year of playing experience.

This one-day event offers a unique opportunity to learn and perform new and challenging music. Students will gain a sense of accomplishment and meet new friends.

All are welcome to partake in this fun, non-competitive day of making music for the sake of music.

  • Participation open to grades 6th thru 8th *
  • No auditions required, open to all ability levels
  • All music will be provided for Winter Band Day
  • Sectional Rehearsals
  • Pizza & Pop lunch provided
  • Free Concert with all Winter Band Day participants

*Must have completed (1) one full grade of school band program or lessons.


Band Day Information 

Date: Sunday; February 4, 2024

Location: Civic Center 
                   14750 South Ravinia Avenue; Orland Park

Cost: Registration fee is $35 per student


Cancellation Fees: No registration fees will be refunded
                                    after 14 days prior to the event


Any questions can be directed to Jim Valtman at (630) 728-1130 or Ray Forlenza at (708) 417-1180



Winter Band Day includes: Ensemble Rehearsals, Pizza/Pop lunch &  Finale concert

Winter Band Day logo

Downloadable pdfs

Band Day Brochure

Student Letter

Director Letter

Mail-in Registration Form and Liability Waiver - Please complete both pages (must be postmarked by Jan. 27, 2024)

Mail-In GIFT CERTIFICATE Registration and Waiver;  please complete both pages for gift certificate registrations

Liability Waiver (Online and Brochure Registrations submit this at the event)

Event Agenda, Checklist and Map

Winter Band Day Registration

 Online Registration for Winter Band Day is now -  CLOSED

   Walk-in registrations are welcome the day of the event.

     -  Complete the mail-in registration / Liability waiver form and bring them to the event.
      -  Download our  Agenda / Map / Event Checklist for details to ensure that you come
          to the event prepared to fully participate.

*The concert is free for the families and friends of all Winter Band Day participants.

*Gift Cards / Sponsor Gift Card will be available for next year's event.