Announcements Jazz Band Pep Band

GBS Band Weekly Update 1/22/2023

See schedules and information about Athletics and Activities Night and the Variety Show.

Schedule for the Week

Monday-Wednesday: V-Show Pit Rehearsal, 3:30-5:00pm
Wednesday: Incoming Athletics and Activities Night, 6:30-8:30
Thursday: No Jazz Rehearsal
Friday: Pep Band, 6:00pm call, 7:00pm game

The Indoor Percussion schedule is available here.
The full pep band schedule is available here

Director’s Notes

Hello Band Families!

Congratulations to our Jazz Combo, Jazz Lab, and Jazz Ensemble on a great performance at Thursday’s Jazz Cafe! A special thank you to the parent volunteers who made it all happen and everyone who joined us for a great evening! The jazz bands will not be rehearsing this Thursday.

This Wednesday, we will be welcoming our incoming Titans at our Athletics and Activities Night. If you would like to volunteer to help bring new members into the band program, please see Mr. Boron. 

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me!

One Band, One Family! Mr. Brian Boron, Band Director,, 847-486-4437

Jazz Cafe and Silent Auction Thanks

The First Annual Jazz Cafe and Auction was a smashing success! Congratulations to the Jazz Lab, Jazz Combo, Jazz Ensemble and Maple School jazz band on their outstanding performances Thursday night. Who knew we could transform the cafeteria into a premier entertainment venue complete with tablecloths, candles, and snacks to munch on?  Laura Ashley and Julie Bretz tirelessly prepared, planned, and organized for countless hours and their efforts resulted in a fantastic event. Thank you also to the hospitality team—Amy Ciolek, Kelly Brown, and helpers—for creating a wonderfully tasty spread. Thanks to all who donated goods and services to the raffle and auction! What a wonderful selection for people to bid on and win. Finally, a huge thank you to all who showed up the day of the event to set up, help sell tickets, collect payments, and clean up. An event like this requires many volunteers and it was only able to happen because of the many willing parents who gave their time. An evening where we can enjoy a performance and raise money for the band programs is a winning combination! Well done all!!!

V Show Tickets on Sale Now

Go to to purchase tickets for this year’s Variety Show: Wonderland! The show runs February 15-18. 

Photos wanted

Do you have photos of the winter concert or jazz bands you could share? We are always looking for images to update our website or include in the end of year slide show. Please send photos to or upload to this dropbox.