The St. Laurence/Queen of Peace Band has developed into one of the finest catholic high school bands in the Chicagoland Area. The band consists of the "Marching Gold," Competitive Marching Band (combined with the Br. Rice/ Mother McAuley Band), Concert Band, Symphonic Band, and Jazz Band.

    The Competitive Marching Band is one of only two catholic high schools invited annually to the "State of Illinois Invitational Marching Band Championship." The Symphonic Band has placed 1st, 2nd, or 3rd at the annual "State of the Art Catholic Band Competition" and were grand champions in 1997. St. Laurence will also be hosting the "State of the Art Catholic Band Competition" for the next 3 years.

The band has won over 300 awards throughout its history and still continues to be successful. The band has perforned throughout the country at locations such as Disney World and Sea World in Orlando, Florida. Knotts Berry Farm and the Magic Kingdom Theme Park in Los Angeles and Disneyland in Anaheim. In Pheonix, Arizona, the band performed at the Cubs winter training camp in Mesa. The band has also performed in Ireland several times.
Director of Bands: Mr. Patrick Henning
Director of Bands Emeritus: Dr. Leo Henning
Jazz Band: Mr. Todd Schultz

About the Band

Concert Band

Symphonic Band

Jazz Band

Competitive Marching Band

2003 - 2004


Color Guard

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Disclaimer: This website is not officially affliliated with St. Laurence or Queen of Peace High Schools.
2003 - 2004 Officers
President: Kiera Vizza
Lauren Schultz
Marcella Frustaci
Andrew Naret
Maria Sovan
             Veronica Grijalva          

Junior Drum Major
Anjelina Ruiz

Senior Drum Major
Andrew Naret
Upcoming Events:

St. Laurence Graduation - May 24
Band Banquet - May 25
Queen of Peace Graduation - May 28