Glenbard West Hilltopper Marching Band & Pep Band
Mr. Jonathan Walsh & Mr. William Ortega, Directors
Lindsay Nguyen & Ben Pfeiffer, 2022-23 Drum Majors
The complete calendar of rehearsal and performances can be found here:
July 4 Glen Ellyn Fourth of July Parade
Aug 8 Marching Band Parent Show
August 29 Curtainraiser Concert @ Glenbard North
Sept 10 FB game vs. OPRF - Senior Day
Sept 23 Homecoming Pep Rally & Bonfire
Sept 24 Homecoming FB game vs. Addison Trail (AMP Concessions)...Drone Video
Sept 28 Fall Band Concert (All Bands) @ Glenbard North
Oct 8 FB game vs. Downers North
Oct 15 FB game vs. Lyons Twp.
Students are assigned to either a green or white pep band. Rosters and complete schedule with call times are available here.
If you are unable to attend your assigned performance, you must arrange for a substitute. A sub form must be completed and returned to Mr. Walsh prior the day of the game.
The 2021 Hilltopper Marching Band Season features music of the Beatles! Check out these half time performances. It's so great to be back out on the field! LETS GO!
Oh, it's G-L-E-N-B-A-R-D
Oh, well, it's Glenbard, Glenbard fight again!
And for the school and team we love so well,
We're going to yell and yell and yell and yell and yell!
And when the teams in green and white appear,
With heads held high we stand and shout and cheer,
And for the school and team go on to fame
win this game.
Fight, team fight!
Past Marching Band Shows
2022 - Disney Movies - Glenbard West Centennial - 100 years
2021 - Beatles (Part two)
2020 - Covid Year (Modern Pop - Bruno Mars, Panic @ the Disco) - Homecoming Video
2019 - Classic Rock (Aha, Toto, Led Zeppelin) - Photos
2018 - West @ the Movies
(Incredibles, Star Wars, Greatest Showman, Hit me w/your Best Shot)
2017 - Daft Punk / In the Heights
2016 - Billy Joel (last competition show)
2015 - Queen
2014 - Steely Dan
2013 - Elton John
2012 - Chicago
2011 - Beatles
2010 - Destination Jazz
2009 - Wicked
2008 - Chuck Mangione
2007 - West Side Story
2006 - The Planets: One More Time Around the Sun
2005 - Fiero!
2004 - Things That Go Bump in the Night!
2003 - Rhapsody