Thursday, May 4, 2017

2017 Marks Our 40th Anniversary Season!



Please Join Us!

Rehearsals are at Libertyville High School in the band room, please signup for emails by inputting your information using the returning and new members form to the right of this announcement. 

(708 W. Park Ave / Hwy. 176 at Dawes St)

Monday evenings from 7:00 to 9:00


Monday           12        Rehearsal

Thursday         15        Rehearsal

Monday           19        Rehearsal

Thursday         22        Concert – Cook Park, 7:30 PM

Monday           26        Rehearsal

Thursday         29        Concert – Cook Park, 7:30 PM


Tuesday           4         Concert – Butler Lake Band Shell, 7:30 – 9:15 PM

Monday           10        Rehearsal

Thursday         13        Concert – Cook Park, 7:30 PM

Monday           17        Rehearsal

Thursday         20        Concert – Cook Park, 7:30 PM

Monday           24        Rehearsal

Thursday         27        Concert – Cook Park, 7:30 PM

-       Adult musicians as well as students 9th Grade or above are welcome.
-       Band members must provide their own instruments (percussion too!)
-       Remember to bring your own music stand to all concerts.
-       Please be in your chair, ready to go, at least 10 minutes before concert time.
-       Dress neatly, using band shirts (if you have them) or red shirts, long dark (preferably black) pants and closed shoes (no sandals).
-       Call 312-593-7124 or 847-356-7865 for more information.

Corey Ames, Director

Paul Schmidt, Manager


Saturday, April 23, 2016

Dear Village Band Members and Northern Illinois Community Band Aficionados!

It is our pleasure to announce the start of the 2016 season for the Libertyville Village Band. Rehearsals begin on Monday June 6 at 7:00 PM in the Libertyville High School Band room.

We rehearse on Mondays through the end of July and perform every Thursday at the Cook Mansion in downtown Libertyville on Milwaukee Avenue.

If you are interested in joining us for the first time please call 312-593-7124 to speak with our director Mr. Corey Ames to learn more information about this great ensemble.

Rehearsals are as follows from 7:00 - 9:00 PM;

Monday June 6
Monday June 13
Monday June 20
Monday June 27
Monday July 11
Monday July 18
Monday July 25

Concerts are as follows from 7:30 - 8:30 PM

Thursday June 23
Thursday June 30
Monday July 4 (Butler Park)
(No Concert or Rehearsal July 7)
Thursday July 14
Thursday July 21
Thursday July 28

If you are interested in returning to the group or would like to join please fill out the contact information form to the right of the page.

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Summer 2015 Approaching

It's hard to believe yet another season is about to begin! We are currently looking for returning and new members to join the band this season. Please fill out the following form to stay in contact with us as we approach another season!

LVB Information Form

Friday, July 4, 2014

Happy 4th of July

Join Us Tonight at Butler Lake Park for our 4th of July Performance and fireworks sponsored by Libertyville's Mile of Cars!

Selections to be chosen from the following:

1. Triumphant Fanfare/Star Spangled Banner
2. Where Never Lark Or Eagle Flew
3. Amazing Grace
4. Irving Berlin's Symphonic Portrait 
5. Glory of The Yankee Navy 
6. As Summer Was Just Beginning
7. Armed Forces Salute
8. Purple Pageant 
9. American Folk Rhapsody No. 4
10. America, The Beautiful
11. Rolling Thunder
12. Western Dance
13. National Emblem
14. A Stephen Foster Fantasy
15. Minuteman March
16. Dixieland Spectacular
17. Fugue On Yankee Doodle
18. A Nations Prayer 
19. Star and Stripes Forever 

Thursday, June 26, 2014

June 26, 2014

Tonight's Concert Lineup Will Include Selections from the Following:

1. Triumphant Fanfare - Richard Saucedo
2. Marche Lorraine - Louis Ganne
3. As Summer Was Just Beginning - Larry Daehn
4. National Emblem March - Edwin Eugene Bagley
5. Pirates of the Caribbean -Arr. John Wasson
6. Amazing Grace - Frank Ticheli
7. Americana Two-Step - Clare Grundman
8. Barnum & Bailey's Favorite - Karl King
9. Big Band Favorites - Arr. Bob Lowden
10. Prairie Dance - David Holsinger
11. Fugue on Yankee Doodle - Sousa arr. Brion & Schissel

Thursday, June 19, 2014

Tonight's Concert

Please join us for our first concert of the season tonight in front of the Ansel B. Cook House in Libertyville, IL at 7:30 PM. Address: 413 N Milwaukee Ave

Selections will be performed from the following:

1. Triumphant Fanfare - Richard Saucedo
2. Strike Up The Band - George Gershwin
3. Disney At The Movies - arr. John Higgins
4. St. Louis Blues - arr. Jay Bocook
5. Where Never Lark Or Eagle Flew - James Curnow
6. The Beau Ideal Concert March - John Philip Sousa arr. Harold Gore
7. On A Hymnsong Of Philip Bliss - David Holsinger
8. Fairest Of The Fair - John Philip Sousa
9. American Folk Rhapsody No. 3 - Clare Grundman

Free Parking is Available in the adjacent downtown parking garage. The concert is free to the public, bring chairs, snacks, and friends and family to enjoy an outdoor concert.

Monday, June 9, 2014

First Rehearsal of 2014 Season!

Looking forward to seeing everyone back tonight! Our first rehearsal of the 2014 season will begin at 7:00 PM in the Libertyville High School Band Room.