We are the Lemont Bands and Guard.
The Lemont High School Bands and Guard Program and its four feature bands and two guards – marching, symphonic, concert, jazz, color guard, and winter guard – have a rich history of success.
In 2022, the Lemont High School Marching Band placed second in Class 3A for the second year in a row at the Illinois State Marching Band Championships and advanced to the finals competition, placing 13th overall out of 42 bands. The LHS Marching Band is Lemont High School’s largest competitive team.
In 2022, the Lemont High School Bands had a record number of musicians selected as All-State Honorees, with six students on all-state performing ensembles and another selected to participate in a prestigious seminar.
In 2021, the LHS Marching Band placed second in Class 3A at the Illinois State Marching Band Championship and 11th overall out of 42 competing bands.
In 2020, despite the pandemic causing schools to move to online learning and competitions to be canceled, the LHS Marching Band was one of the only bands in the Chicago area to put together a one-time showcase performance.
In 2019, the LHS Color Guard was named Midwest Color Guard Circuit Champion in Scholastic Regional Class A.
Also in 2019, the Symphonic Band was selected to perform at the University of Illinois’s SuperState Concert Band Festival.
In 2017, the LHS Symphonic Band was awarded Grand Champion at Midwest Music Fest and was invited to perform at Chicago’s Symphony Center.
In 2016, the LHS Marching Band placed second in Class 3A at the Illinois State Marching Band Championship in Bloomington, Illinois.
In 2015, the LHS Band was selected to perform live with Grammy- and Academy Award-winning artist Jennifer Hudson.
Our goal is to maintain the highest level of excellence in musical performance.
The Lemont High School Bands and Guard Program is a community of learners who believe that exploration and curiosity are the best and most exciting paths to musical knowledge. Learn more about how to support our award-winning program and students.
P.O. Box 382
Lemont, IL 60439
Our faculty are passionate about musical performance and the fine arts, bringing this enthusiasm and dedication to their coaching and direction.
We emphasize musical creativity within a structure that has positively impacted our performances and competitions.
Our Color and Winter Guards are teams of athletes who perform choreographed routines with props to enhance and interpret the music played by our bands.