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Welcome to York Music Boosters

(Also known as YMPA - York Music Parents Association)


York Album Project CD now available!

On Tuesday, April 21st, the York Album Project released an album of all original student material called We are the Music.  

The album features 15 different artists or groups from York that have written and recorded original songs.  

We Are the Music is now available to download for $5 or stream for free on our website at yorkalbumproject.bandcamp.com.  

CDs will be available for $5 at the Album Release Party on Saturday, May 9th at Schubas in Chicago.  

All proceeds go towards the cost of producing the York Album Project's next album in 2016.

Posted by: Sue Chamberlin
Published: 4/23/15

Volunteer for the York Music Boosters Board for 2015-2016!

York Music Boosters is a parent group dedicated to supporting the York Performing Arts Department. We raise funds, coordinate events like the Greens Sale and Barnes & Noble Performance Night, usher all concerts, host several post-concert receptions, organize uniforms for band and orchestra students, provide grants and scholarships for summer music camps and share information with parents through our newsletter and website.

Several officers are retiring this year, and we encourage you to volunteer to help next year. The following positions are open for the 2015-2016 school year:

  • Treasurer
  • Co-chair for Concert Ushers
  • Co-Chair for Hospitality
  • Email list
  • Newsletter
  • Website
  • Publicity

Please contact Kristi French, (kristifrenchfry@gmail.com), Gail Mazzocco, (mazzocco7@comcast.net), or Holly Kost, (hollykost@comcast.net) if you are able to help next year on our board!

Posted by: Sue Chamberlin
Published: 3/9/15

2015 Pep Band

York's ILMEA Musicians

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Congrats to the 54 York music students who participated in the ILMEA All-District events in November 2014 and to the 16 band, choir and orchestra students who will represent York at the All-State ILMEA Music Festival in Peoria January 28-31! Click here for more info!

Next Music Boosters Meeting

Next meeting:
Monday, May 11, 2015 - 7:00 pm
(2nd Monday of the month)

York Music Department Classroom

Please click here for the complete 2014-2015 meeting schedule.

2015 St. Patrick's Day Parade

Important March & April Dates

  • 3/18, WED: Jazz Band performs at Hackneys, Palos Park, IL
  • 4/7, TUE: Brass Chamber Ensembles, 7:30 pm, Commons
  • 4/8, WED: Woodwind Chamber Ensembles, 7:30 pm, Commons
  • 4/16-19: Spring Musical - Big Fish, Auditorium (7:30 pm on THU, FRI, SAT and 2:00 pm on SUN)
  • 4/21, TUE: Percussion Concert, 7:30 pm, Auditorium
  • 4/22, WED: Jazz Concert - Ice Cream Social, 7:30 pm, Commons
  • 4/28, TUE: Cadet/Concert Band Concert, 7:30 pm, Auditorium
  • 4/30, THU: Symphonic Band Concert, 7:30 pm, Auditorium

I'm With the Band Sweatshirt

Don't delay! Time is running out to order an "I'm With The Band" sweatshirt. Please email Mr. Riddle ASAP with your order including size (adult S, M, L, or XL). Price is $20.00.

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Reimbursement Requests

If you have made purchases or incurred expenses on behalf of York Music Boosters, please click here for a printable Reimbursement Request form. Complete the form and submit with receipts to York Music Boosters treasurer, Jen Irby, at jen@info-trex.com.