Welcome to the Home of the Wheeling HS Bands!

Happy New Year! If You Missed our Holiday Hoopla-Ganza Concert, Check the links here for the Concert and Bonus Footage!

Senior Photos!

Congratulations Jazz Bands on an awesome 2023 Festival Season!!
Check out jazz band 1 from The Mundelein Jazz Festival!

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Waiting For Indoor PPE? Not a problem, we'll make music out of plastic bags!!
Check out the Wheeling Band members performing Sacks Appeal!

Friday Night Music Lights Concert! Congratulations to all performers for your great efforts EVEN during the Pandemic!

Congratulations to The following 2020-2021 ILMEA District 7 All-State Qualifiers!!


Sean DeCoursey, Trombone Jazz Band

Rachel Delmar - Clarinet, Band

Anabel Perez Brennan - Percussion, Band

Kyle Splett - Bass Trombone, Jazz Band

Congratulations to the following 2020-2021 ILMEA District 7 Honor Band and Jazz Band qualifiers! 

Honors Jazz Bands

Andre Cruz, Alto Sax

Sean DeCoursey, Trombone

Erick Garduno - Alto Sax

Nicki Koutun - Piano

Angel Lopez - Tenor Sax

Matt Pawlowski - Trumpet

Ani Perez Brennan - Drum Set

Alessandro Ramos - Trombone

Kyle Splett - Bass Trombone

Olivia Suerth - Trumpet

Honor Band

Ani Perez Brennan - Percussion

Shawn Chong - Horn

Sean Decoursey - Euphonium

Julia Zych - Trombone

Honor Orchestra

Rachel Delmar - Clarinet

Kyle Splett - Tuba

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This past weekend, Wheeling's Jazz Band 1 took Mundelein, Illinois by storm with a "wow-factor" performance for jazz enthusiasts and an esteemed panel of judges and clinicians.  The band received perfect scores from two out of the the three judges!  Congratulations, Wildcat Band Members!  
Solo Awards went to:  Anabel Perez Brennan - DrumsNicki Koutun-Piano/KeyboardAlexandra Kaprak - PianoKyle Splett - Bass TromboneErick Garduno - Bari Sax



2ND PLACE @ 2019


Solo Awards went to:
Froy Arellano - TrumpetJorge Garcia - TromboneDavid Aguilar - Tenor Sax


 Wildcat Marching Band!

Congratulations, Wildcats, on a great Marching Season!  Here is a recap of the 2018-2019 Season

Lake Park Lancer Joust  9/8/18

Made Finals and Took 9th overall

Chicagoland Marching Band Festival 9/15/18

Top Class AA and 4th overall

Wheaton North Falcon Fest - 9/22/18 

Class AA Champs, Best Music, Visual, Percussion, Color Guard, and Drum Majors!

Downers Grove Musical Bowl - 10/13/18

Participation Award

Outstanding Performances from Wheeling's Wind Symphony (Division 1 Superior Rating) and Symphony Band (Division 2 Excellent Rating) at the Chicagoland Invitational Band Festival on April 9th, 2018!

Wheeling's Wind Symphony was one of four bands to receive a Superior Rating at this Nationally Renown Festival.

Both groups received great feedback from judges and clinicians.


To the Wheeling High School Jazz Combo

and Jazz Bands on wonderful performances at Jazz In The Meadows the weekend of February 24th! 

Jazz Band 2: 3rd Place

Andrea Moreno won outstanding soloist!

Jazz Band 1: 2nd Place Class 3A

Adam Wagner, Jackson Kaprak, and Jon Musto all won outstanding soloist awards!  

Jazz Combo: 1st Place  

Jackson Kaprak, Jon Musto, Nikko Gonzalez, and Nicki Kouton all won solo awards!

Congratulations, Wheeling Band Students on your acceptance to ILMEA District 7 Senior Band and Senior Jazz Bands!  With students from Senior Band and Jazz Band combined, we had more students make ILMEA than any other school in our district! 

Senior Band

Wheeling High School was one of the top schools in the district in number of students accepted!  Most of any District 214 school!

IMEA District 7 Senior Band

Amber Akhter - Bass ClarinetJocelyn Avalos - Bass ClarinetDavid Martinez - TubaKyle Mesa - TrumpetFernando Moreno - TrumpetGabi Rankenburg - ClarinetKyle Splett - TubaMorgan Tadish - Trombone

Senior Jazz Band 

We had the most students of any school in the district make ILMEA District 7 Jazz Bands!  

IMEA District 7 Jazz Bands

Anthony Cruz – Alto Sax, Jazz Band 4Erick Garduno – Bari Sax, Jazz Band 2Nicki Koutun – Piano , Jazz Band 2Angel Lopez – Tenor Sax, Jazz Band 3David Martinez – Trombone, Jazz Band 2Kyle Mesa - Trumpet, Jazz Band 1Kyle Splett – Bass Trombone,Jazz Band 1Anabel Perez Brennan - Jazz Honors ComboMorgan Tadish – Trombone, Jazz Band 1

Congratulations Wind symphony!


Wind Symphony also performed at the 2016 Music for All National Concert Band Festival • Indianapolis, IN, March 10, 2016