FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions

  1. What is a Glenbard North Music Booster?
  2. How can I participate?
  3. What are my membership options?
  4. What does the District 87 Activity card offer?
  5. How do I become a member?
  6. How much does it cost to go to a GN Music concert?
  7. What is the student’s required concert attire?
  8. When are the meetings?
  9. What are Student Accounts?
  10. Who do I go to if I have a question?

1.  What is a Glenbard North Music Booster?

Genbard North Music Boosters is a non-profit group of parents and friends of the GN Music Department that support choir and band activities. They help the Music Department with non-musical tasks to free up Mrs. Johnson’s and Ms. Whisnant’s time so they can concentrate on teaching music to the students.

2.  How can I participate?

Offering time and energy during fund-raising events, chaperoning for trips and activities, hosting concerts, helping distribute concert attire, keeping the performers cool and hydrated during the Fourth of July parade and transporting marching band equipment to and from Weber Field are just a few of the many ways one can participate.  Please fill out the volunteer form, Music Booster of GN Membership , with your interest to get involved.

3.  What are my membership options?

There are four levels of membership:

  1. PERFORMER — $25
    • Music Booster Membership only (no activity pass)
  2. SOLO — $40
    • Music Booster Membership
    • Individual Activity Pass which admits 1 Adult pass-holder (1 District 87 Activity card) 
  3. ENSEMBLE — $60
    • Music Booster Membership
    • Family Activity Pass (2 District 87 Activity cards) which admits pass-holder/spouse, their parents and pass-holder’s children through 8th grade
  4. MAESTRO – $100

    • Music Booster Membership
    • Individual Activity Pass (1 District 87 activity card) or Family Activity Pass (2 District 87 Activity cards)
    • Family Name listed in concert programs
    • GN Music Decal 

4.  What does the District 87 Activity card offer?

The purchase of a District 87 Activity Pass allows entrance to all Glenbard High Schools home athletic contests and music concerts excluding plays, musicals, state series events (IHSA tournaments) and other special tournaments or festivals.

5.  How do I become a member?

Please fill in the Volunteer/Membership form Music Booster of GN Membership and send it to Glenbard North.  See form for details or go to the Membership page.

6.  How much does it cost to go to a GN Music concert?

There are two ways to get into a concert:

  1. District 87 Activity Pass
    • Your activity pass will gain you access to the concert.  See the Membership page for more information.
  2. Pay at the door
    • Adults –  $3
    • Senior citizens – $2
    • Non-GN high school students – $2
    • GN students with their GN ID – free
    • Students 8th grade and younger – free

7.  What is the student’s required concert attire?

It is important that all students remember that there is a dress code when it comes to dressing for concerts. Please see the descriptions below for guidance.

Concert Band II:

  • Girls: Black knee-length skirt or dress pants, white opaque blouse, black hosiery, black dress shoes. A black knee-length dress is also acceptable, (with black hose and dress shoes).
  • Boys: Black dress pants, white dress shirt, tie, black socks, black dress shoes.

Concert Band I:

  • Girls: Black tux skirt, white opaque blouse, black hosiery, black dress shoes.
  • Boys: Tux coat and pants, White dress shirt or tux shirt, (bow ties will be provided), black socks, black dress shoes.

SYMPHONIC BAND:

  • Girls: Issued black dress, nude colored pantyhose and black dress shoes.  NO pants.
  • Boys: Tux coat and pants, White dress shirt or tux shirt, (bow ties will be provided), black socks, black dress shoes.

All GN Choirs:

  • All choir members wear robes. Under the robes:
    • Girls: skirts or dresses with nude colored pantyhose, and black shoes. NO pants.
    • Boys: dress pants, dress shirt, black dress shoes. NO jeans or gym shoes.

8.  When are the meetings?

The meetings are held at 7:00 PM on the first Tuesday of every month during the school year in the William Schraft band room.

9. What are Student Accounts?

When a student enrolls in a performing music course, they automatically receive a Student Account which is like a savings account.  To learn more, download the Student Account Policy.

10.  Who do I go to if I have a question?

Go to About/Contact page or, use the following form and a Music Boosters member will email you back shortly.