Welcome to the website of the William Fremd High School Band program from Palatine, Illinois! The Fremd Bands consist of 210 students enrolled in four curricular bands, Viking Marching Band, Jazz Ensemble, Jazz Lab Band, and various small ensembles. The Fremd Bands are under the direction of Matthew Moore, JT Teichert, and Jami Hockensmith. William Fremd High School is one of five high schools in Township High School District 211 - Palatine, Illinois.
Fremd Band Info/Announcements:
Fremd Bands Calendar
Pep Band rosters
Pep Band season schedule
Fremd Bands 2017-2018 Calendar
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*Congratulations to the Fremd Jazz Ensemble and Jazz Combo for receiving straight "Division 1/Superior" ratings at the "Jazz in the Meadows" Festival. Jazz Ensemble was also awarded 3rd place in competitive 4A school division. Outstanding soloists were awarded to Joey Ranieri (bass), Ken Nakajima (trumpet), and Kevin Li (alto saxophone)
*Congratulations to the Fremd Jazz Ensemble, Jazz Lab Band, and Jazz Combo who were all awarded "Division 1/Superior" ratings at the Glenbrook South HS 41st annual "Northshore Jazz Festival" on January 20th. All three ensembles received unanimous "Division 1/Superior" ratings in their division. Addition honors include Jazz Ensemble - third place in Band 1 division, Jazz Lab Band - second place in the Band 2 division, and Jazz Combo - second place in the Jazz Combo division. Outstanding soloists were awarded to Joey Ranieri (bass - Jazz Combo), Kevin Nakajima (trumpet - Jazz Ensemble), Ariette Kaberlein (alto sax - Jazz Lab Band), and Abby Svec (piano - Jazz Lab Band).
Congratulations to the VMB on your very successful "Haunted Manor" 2017 season!
*First place - Stagg HS "Marching Jamboree" AA Division
*Second place - Wheeling HS "Chicagoland Marching Band Festival" AA Division
*Second place - Downers Grove South HS "Music Bowl" AA Division
*Third place - NIU/Phantom Regiment "Red and Black Fall Classic" AA Division
Fremd Bands 2017-2018 Calendar - curricular concerts and extra-curricular performances
The Fremd Band program offers nine private lesson teachers who teach lessons at Fremd High School.
The Fremd Band program has a long tradition of excellence through music education and band performances