Summer Music

Here’s a list of all of the music enrichment opportunities offered by Dist. 205 this summer:

All Music Sessions start on the week of June 10th and run through Friday, July 12th

All rehearsals are held at York Community High School

Cost: $92.00 (T-shirt included in cost)

  • Summer Band and Orchestra for incoming 5th and 6th graders run June 10th – July 12th

    • Incoming 5th grade 9:30 – 10:30 a.m. (Monday – Thursday) York Band/Orchestra Rooms

    • Incoming 6th grade 10:45 – 11:45 a.m. (Monday – Thursday) York Band/Orchestra Rooms


  • Summer Band, Orchestra, and Choir for incoming 7th-9th graders run June 10th – July 12th

    • Band and Orchestra (Tuesday and Thursday evenings 6:30 – 8:00 p.m.) York Band/Orchestra Rooms

    • Choir (Monday and Wednesday evenings 6:30 – 8:00 p.m.) York Choir Room

    • Jazz Band (Tuesday and Thursday evenings 5:30 – 6:15 p.m.) York Band Room

      • Orchestra and band students may participate for no additional cost

    • Band and Orchestra students may participate in Choir for no additional cost


No rehearsal on July 3rd for Choir

No classes on July 4th 


Concerts on Friday, July 12th at York High School:

Incoming 5th grade concert starts at 10:00 a.m. York Auditorium

Incoming 6th grade concert starts at 11:15 a.m. York Auditorium

All Middle school participants concert starts at 6:30 p.m. York Auditorium


NEW! For All Incoming 5th – 9th graders

  • Summer Ukulele Class (Zero experience is necessary) ($70 Registration)

    • Monday – Thursday 1:15 – 2:15 p.m. in the York Band Room

    • Bring your own ukulele or we will provide one to use in class

    • We are not currently planning on having a performance for this session

    • Limited to the first 40 students


  • Summer Music Production Class (Zero experience is necessary) ($70 Registration)

    • Monday – Thursday 2:30 – 3:30 p.m. in the York Music Production Room

    • Students will utilize York Music Technology to Create, Produce and Record their own music.

    • Limited to the first 22 students


  • Vacation Policy: The Dist. 205 Summer Music Program welcomes students who will be on vacation for some rehearsals and/or participate in other summer activities. (No pro-rated fees for missed classes)


  • Students who can only attend part of the summer program are still strongly encouraged to register and attend as often as they can!


Registration for the Dist. 205 Summer Music Program will open on Thursday, April 4th, 2019. You may register for the summer music program by using this Webstore (District) link.

The deadline for registration is Wednesday, May 22, 2019.

Michael Pavlik, Summer Music Program Director

Director of Bands, York Community High School

Elmhurst Community Unit School District 205

630-617-2400 ext. 7350

Elmhurst Summer Community Band Ages: (12-Adult)

Open to musicians with concert band experience from ages 12 to adult (ages 12-14 may be required to audition), the Elmhurst Community Summer Band will rehearse weekly on Tuesdays from 8:15-10 p.m. starting June 11, at the York Community High School band room. The band performs an outdoor concert at Wilder Park on Tuesday, July 16. Participants interested in the Summer Jazz Band option will have additional rehearsals and a concert on July 18. Students will receive excellent instruction from Michael Pavlik, Director of Bands, York High School, and William Riddle, Department Chair for the Performing Arts at York High School.

Registration through Elmhurst Park District


VideoYork Student Explains Practice


Check out this 1 min. video of a York student describing how she approaches practicing her instrument.