The Patriots

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WSHSB Patriot Marching Band

For marching, the WSHSB is also known as "The Patriots." Patriots attend marching camp in June and average five parades in the summer.

WSHSB Winter Concert

With two concerts per year, our winter concert is usually held at the end of January. Concerts are FREE admission with open seating. Check our Music Resource page to listen to past concerts.

WSHSB Patriot Marching Band

Marching trimester is voluntary and open to current WSHSB members and NON-members. This includes experienced musicians who are welcome to join us for the summer marching trimester. For more details see our Summer Marching page.

WSHSB Spring Concert

Our second concert of the year is generally held mid to late May. Come hear our Junior, Senior, and Symphonic bands separately and combined.

West Suburban Home School Band

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The West Suburban Home School Band, or WSHSB in short, follows the model of a community band and includes all wind instruments, woodwinds and brass, as well as a full percussion section. There are no stringed instruments ...more

WSHSB Member's News

Member's News has the link to the weekly Rehearsal Notes PDF and for quick reference, Important Dates and Deadlines and the Sectional Chart are included. Download  the weekly Rehearsal Notes for the week's practice assignments and more.



To join the WSHSB a student must be home schooled. Those interested in joining the WSHSB, at any level but Cadet, must submit an audition video. Recommended minimum age for any level is nine. There are four skill levels to consider...more

Forms & Documents

General Information

2022-2023 Handbook
The Handbook Agreement is now part of the registration form.

Link to WSHSB Calendar page

Music - Instrument - Repair Stores

Private Music Instructor list sent in an email to all families on 10/04/19.

Music Return Forms

2023 Spring Music Return CADET

2023 Spring Music Return JR

2023 Spring Music Return SR

2023 Spring Music Return SYM

2023 Spring Music Return COMBINED

2023 Spring Music Return MINUTEMEN

Concert Information

                       No concert info at this time

Concert Tickets and Fliers -          
Tickets or Fliers at this time 

Tickets are free and not necessary for attendance

Summer Marching -
             2023 Summer Marching Information
                            (Includes all parade dates)       
WSHSB Dress Codes
WSHSB Dress Codes Revised 04/16/23
Includes Overview and Codes for practices, marching camp,
dress rehearsals/concerts and Summer Marching

Well-Wisher Form
                 Well-Wisher May 2023

Registration and Rental Forms
2022-2023 WSHSB Tuition Fee Schedule

Instrument Rental Agreement
The Rental Agreement form is fillable using your computer.
 Simply  type in the information on the computer (much preferred for clarity), and then print it and sign where necessary. Less desirable is to print it out and fill it in by hand. Either way, mail it to the director or return it at band.
DO NOT scan it and/or email it to the director.

If you currently have a band-owned instrument and want to continue renting it for the winter, spring or marching trimester, the rental fee per trimester/per instrument  is $40. The form, with fee, must be completed, printed, mailed (or turned in at band) and RECEIVED by the respective registration deadline. ADULT HELPERS MUST ALSO COMPLETE A RENTAL FORM EACH TRIMESTER IF USING A WSHSB OWNED INSTRUMENT.

2023 ONLINE Marching Season Registration
Registration DEADLINE for current members is 4/27,
for new families
it is May 25.
There is no paper form to complete, rather use the link above to register online.

One (1) ONLINE Marching Season Registration must be submitted by EVERY family for 
both adult helpers and student members, marching or not. There is a place to indicate "NO" and simply submit the form. Having this information will be most helpful in planning. It also saves time and keeps double-checking to a minimum. Non-answers are not helpful.

All families participating in marching season are required to volunteer for a minimum of two (2) hours during Marching Season. You must sign up on Sign-up Schedule first. Then enter those jobs on the Registration Form, indicating the volunteer position title(s) you signed up for.

Remember to submit any RENTAL FORM(S) AND FEE(S) at band or by mail once you are registered. The form must be completed, printed, mailed w/fee (or turned in at band) and RECEIVED by the deadline, April 27.

You must do the following before completing your registration form.

See our Booster Page for all Job Descriptions and the link to the WSHSB Online Sign-Up Schedule.
FOR CONCERT TRIMESTERS - One parent must volunteer for at least
4 Booster positions/slots per trimester in which their student(s) is/are participating.
FOR THE SUMMER MARCHING TRIMESTER - One parent must volunteer for at least
2 Booster positions/slots for the marching trimester in which their student(s) is/are participating.
Jobs are first come first served. You must do BOTH point A and B.
          A. Enter your name on the WSHSB Online Sign-up Schedule for the job(s)
              you are committing to do.
          B. In the Booster section of the Registration form you will need to initial that online
              sign-up has been completed.
              NOTE: Filling-in a job on the registration form without signing-up online IS NOT SUFFICIENT.
sign-up is MANDATORY. The form merely echoes what you signed-up for online but
              does not fulfill the online sign-up requirement. Jobs remain open until online sign-up is

Practice Report
Note: Adult helpers do not need to complete/return practice reports, students only.
WSHSB Practice Report

Rehearsal Notes
Rehearsal Notes Archive

Music Resources
Link to our Music Resources page

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