Munster Band Backers
Munster Band Backers 

Thank you for your donation to the Munster High School Bands!

The 3rd Annual Race is Sunday, October 21 at 6pm.  Here is a link to the 5K route:

A huge thank you to our race sponsors!


Munster Band Backers - The Parent Organization that supports the Munster High School Marching Mustangs

Our Purpose:

  • To develop a spirit of cooperation between school authorities, parent-teacher groups, parents of band and guard students, and members of the community
  • To arouse civic interest in the school bands
  • To promote fellowship among members of the organization
  • To provide additional financial support of the band program and other requests of the band
  • To provide services as needed for the bands 

2018-19 Executive Board:

  • President              Stacie Trivunovic
  • Vice President     Linda Bevil
  • Treasurer              Becky McKeever
  • Secretary              Michelle Gilhooly
Welcome to MHS Marching Band
A letter from the President of Munster Band Backers.
Welcome letter 2017-18.docx
Microsoft Word document [17.6 KB]
Charms Office Assistant

Munster Band Backer Charms Account Administration

 Every student in the Munster High School Band, Marching Band, and Color Guard has an account in the “Charms” system. The Munster Band Backers use these individual Charms accounts to track band-related expenses incurred, payments received and fundraising dollars credited.  See the Charms tab for more information about how the Charms system is used, how to access it, and how to obtain login information.

Use the link below to access the Charms calendar for the fall practice schedule, competition schedule, Band Backers meeting dates, and other upcoming events.  Select "Enter/Login" from the top right corner, select "Parents/Students/Members", and enter the school code "munsterhsband."

Marching Contest Information



September 15, 2018

Victor J. Andrew High School, Tinley Park, IL


Itinerary -


Victor J. Andrew HS Contest Schedule
15 September 2018

10:30 - Report to MHS
11:00 - Rehearsal
3:00 - Practice Field Setup with Pit Crew
4:00 - Load Trucks/Eat
5:30 - Depart MHS
6:30 - Arrive at Andrew HS
7:15 - Dressed and Ready
7:50 - Transit to Warmup
8:00 - Warmup
8:30 - Transit
8:45 - Performance
9:00 - Change Out of Uniform/Eat at Concessions
9:45 - Awards
10:15 - Recap at Busses
10:30 - Depart Andrew HS
11:15 - Arrive at MHS/Unload Trucks

Class AAA
7:15 - Bolingbrook HS
7:30 - Plainfield Central HS
7:45 - Downers Grove South HS
8:00 - Oswego HS
8:15 - Lincoln-Way Marching Band
8:30 - Plainfield North HS
8:45 - Munster HS
9:00 - Romeoville HS


9:15 - Victor J. Andrew
9:30 - Illinois State University
9:45 - Awards



Directions to Victor J. Andrew High School


Follow the links below to to volunteer as a pit crew parent, chaperone, or loading/unloading crew member.  There is a separate sign-up for each contest.


Pit Crew Volunteer Sign-Up


Bus Chaperone Sign-Up

OTC pain med authorization form
band OTC pain meds 2017.docx
Microsoft Word document [12.8 KB]
Contest Etiquette
Everything you need to know about attending a marching contest for the first time.
BB-Contest Etiquette.doc
Microsoft Word document [122.5 KB]
Marching Shoe Order
All students, new or returning, who need shoes for this marching season must complete this form and return it to Mrs. Calderon by the end of practice on Friday, August 4.
2017 marching shoe order.ppt
Microsoft Power Point presentation [443.5 KB]

Want to Become a Member?

Please email us or fill out the membership form below and return it with membership dues to the band room.



Band Backers Membership Form
BB Membership Form 2017-18.docx
Microsoft Word document [26.2 KB]

Financial Tracking Forms for the Treasurer

Deposit Notice
Adobe Acrobat document [125.5 KB]
Check Request
Adobe Acrobat document [91.2 KB]
Reimbursement Request
Adobe Acrobat document [105.9 KB]

Upcoming Events - Contest Schedule

September 15

Andrew High School


September 22

Rehearsal - 8am-12pm


September 29

Northern IL University


October 6



October 13 - Regionals

Chesterton High School


October 20

East Noble


October 27 - Semi-State

Pike High School


November 3 - State Finals

Lucas Oil Stadium

2017-18 Calendar of Events
BB Calendar 2017-18.docx
Microsoft Word document [13.8 KB]

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