A Message from the New Trier High School Band Department:
Greetings! It is never too early to begin thinking about your continued participation in music at New Trier High School. Some information that might help you with your planning:
- General Questions about the Concert and Jazz Bands at New Trier
- One in five students participate in music classes at New Trier. A fine arts credit is required for graduation from New Trier.
- In a recent survey of over 5,000 New Trier graduates, music received the highest positive rating for instructional programming at New Trier, above ALL other academic and elective departments.
- There are no auditions for freshman concert band - anyone with previous instrumental experience is welcome to join!
- New Trier offers four curricular jazz ensembles, a unique feature of New Trier's music program. Students perform with guest artists, take part in our renowned jazz festival, and perform in iconic venues.
- New Trier maintains a studio of private teachers for all instruments. They are available to teach students of all ages. You can access the list online at the New Trier Wind Ensembles page.
- Please feel free to contact the director in your respective area with any questions:
Matt Temple, Director of Bands: firstname.lastname@example.org or 847.784.6700
Mark Hiebert, Int. Director of Jazz: email@example.com or 847.784.6701