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Urgent Need - Please Donate!
Our sound system, used at Peacock and throughout the district, has reached the end of its lifecycle. This system includes microphones and stands, cables, a mixing board, an amplifier, a feedback eliminator, a signal processor, an effects board, a digital recorder/playback unit, and heavy-duty speakers. The replacement cost is $20,000.
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Winter Band and Choir Performances - March 2014
March 8 - Jazz Band Contest at Gurrie Middle School, 9:20 AM
The Peacock Jazz Band will perform in the IL Grade School Music Association District Contest at Gurrie Middle School in LaGrange. Jazz Band members will report to Peacock (Door 4) at 7:00 am and return at 12:00 pm. Please download the Jazz Band Contest Permission Form - Due 2/26/14 for our itinerary, as well as Gurrie's address. We need your support!
March 15 - Choir Contest at McCracken Middle School, 3:05 PM
The Peacock Choir will perform in the IL Grade School Music Association District Contest at McCracken Middle School in Skokie. Choir members will report to Peacock at 1:15 pm and return at 5:00 pm. Please download the Choir Contest Permission Form - Due 3/12/14 for our itinerary, as well as McCracken's address. We need your support!
March 22 - Symphonic Band at Northwestern University, 2:30 PM
The Peacock Symphonic Band will perform in the Northshore Festival of Music at Northwestern University's Pick-Staiger Concert Hall. This is an unprecedented artistic opportunity of the highest caliber. We will meet at Peacock at 9:30 am and return at 4:30 pm. The event will include a noon concert by the Northshore Concert Band, followed by our band's performance at 2:30. Please download the Symphonic Band Northwestern Permission Form - Due 3/7/14 for our itinerary, as well as Northwestern's address. Family and friends are encouraged to attend!
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