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Kokomo, Indiana
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The Home of the Northwestern TIGER PRIDE
Welcome to the homepage of the Northwestern High School TIGER PRIDE Band!  We hope this website can help you to access important information, find upcoming band events, see competition results, and become more familiar with the TIGER PRIDE!
 
TIGER PRIDE News and Information
NEW WEBSITE

We have a NEW homepage on the internet! 

Please visit:

NWTigerPride.com

 

NWTigerPride.com will have the most up-to-date information, itineraries, media, pictures, and results!

The site you are currently on will cease to be updated on a regular basis.

2017 Marching Competition and Performance Schedule

The 2017 marching season is NOW!! Here is where you can see the TIGER PRIDE in action!

FRI, AUGUST 18 - Home Football Game
SAT, SEPTEMBER 9 - Lafayette Jefferson Invitational
         **FIRST PLACE**     57.75
                 Best Music
                 Best Visual
                 Best General Effect
                 Best Percussion
                 Best Drum Majors

FRI, SEPTEMBER 15 - Home Football Game (Homecoming)
SAT, SEPTEMBER 16 - Brownsburg Invitational
         **FIRST PLACE**     54.08
                 Best Music
                 Best Visual
                 Best Percussion
                 Best Color Guard

SAT, SEPTEMBER 23 - Greenwood Invitational
         **FIRST PLACE**     56.05
                 Best Music
                 Best Visual
                 Best Percussion
                 Best Color Guard
                 Best General Effect

FRI, SEPTEMBER 29 - Home Football Game (Senior Night)
SAT, SEPTEMBER 30 - Zionsville Invitational
         **FIRST PLACE**     54.775
                 Best Music
                 Best Visual
                 Best Percussion
                 Best Color Guard
                 Best General Effect

SAT, OCTOBER 7 - ISSMA Invitational @ Homestead HS
         **GOLD Rating** 
                 Distinction in Music
                 Distinction in Visual
                 Distinction in General Effect

THURS, OCTOBER 12 - NWSC Elementary Schools Performance 

SAT, OCTOBER 14 - ISSMA Regional @ Lafayette Jefferson HS

SAT, OCTOBER 28 - ISSMA Semi-State @ Franklin Community HS

SAT, NOVEMBER 4 - ISSMA Finals @ Lucas Oil Stadium

2017 Corporate Sponsorship Drive NOW UNDERWAY!

Our Corporate Sponsorship program allows community and student-minded businesses to assist in the funding of the Northwestern Band, most specifically in its endeavors during the competitive marching band season.

Many students are able to completely pay off their Band Shares via corporate sponsorships. This is an excellent program to take advantage of!

Please help us reach our goal of $25,000 in Corporate and Business Sponorships!

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Retired Cavalier Hat Purchase

With the retirement of our Cavalier hats as our performance headwear, we would like to offer the opportunity for members and alumni to purchase a Cavalier hat! 

Please see the PDF file below!

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Northwestern Band Earns Prestigious ISSMA Awards

Through its performance virtues throughout the 2016-2017 school year, the Northwestern High School Band has earned two very prestigious awards from the Indiana State School Music Association (ISSMA).

Northwestern competed at the ISSMA Concert Organization Festival at Marion High School on Friday, April 21. For the Band's performance, they earned a GOLD rating, and added another GOLD rating in the sight-reading portion of competition. 

This GOLD rating was the final piece of the puzzle to achieve the ISSMA All-Music Award, the first All-Music Award in Northwestern Band's history. The ISSMA All-Music Award is presented to Bands in Indiana for excellence in the following areas:

GOLD in Marching Band 

(Northwestern actually earned 2 GOLDs in Marching Band, in addition to earning a spot in the ISSMA State Marching Band Finals)

GOLD Soloist and Ensemble at State Solo/Ensemble Contest

(Northwestern had 7 soloists and 3 ensembles earn GOLD at ISSMA State Solo/Ensemble Contest)

GOLD in Jazz

(Northwestern earned GOLD and also had a student recognized as Outstanding Improv Soloist at the ISSMA Jazz Festival)

GOLD in Concert Band

(Northwestern earned a GOLD in both Performance and Sight-Reading)

In addition to the year-long success of the Northwestern Band, the Northwestern Choir earned an ISSMA All-Music Award as well. This success of the Northwestern Music Department as a whole has earned Northwestern High School the highly distinguished ISSMA All-Department Award. To describe just how difficult it is to achieve the ISSMA All-Department Award, you only need to know that in 2015-2016, out of 736 high schools in Indiana, only 11 earned the ISSMA All-Department Award. This also marks the first ISSMA All-Department Award in Northwestern history.

The Northwestern Band was selected to serve as the ISSMA Class D representative in the Indianapolis 500 Festival parade through downtown Indianapolis on May 27, 2017.

Northwestern will hold their Spring Concert on May 15, 2017 at 6:30 pm in the Northwestern Auditorium. The Northwestern Jazz Band will perform on May 13 at Kokomo High School in the Java + Jazz program, and will also perform at RibFest on June 10 at Foster Park.

Congratulations to all students, parents, and supporters who were involved in our wonderful success this year! 

 

2017 March - November Calendar POSTED

Please download a calendar for March - November 2017 HERE!!!

You can go ahead and get signed up for the 2017 text list now as well, but it will not be used until June 2017. Instructions are on the calendar to sign up for the 2017 list.

Because this calendar is coming out so early, some dates may be considered tentative and/or marked TBA.

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The TIGER PRIDE in Action!
 

Mission Statement

Through the quality of its staff, curriculum, instruction, and extra-curricular offerings, Northwestern High School provides a positive and supportive environment that challenges each student to strive for excellence in developing skills in life-long learning, communication, problem solving, critical thinking, individual and social responsibility, and respect for others and self.