Band For Today Band & Piano Lessons in Naperville, IL

We have been providing Chicago area schools with band and piano programs for twenty five years. Our teachers have instructed more than twenty thousand students during that time.

We offer schools a full range of music education services including band lessons, concerts, solo contests, honors ensembles, jazz ensembles, field trips, and Kinderkeys piano lessons.
Lessons Offered
  • Clarinet
  • Flute
  • Percussion
  • Piano
  • Saxophone
  • Trombone
  • Trumpet
  • Woodwinds
Contact Information
Website
Phone Number (630) 420-8556
City Naperville, IL
Zip Code 60565
Address 1700 Chaucer Ct
Products and Services
Group band lessons are taught using Sound Innovations. This method book comes with a DVD giving the student a visual guide to help in the early stages of development. This book also comes with a Play along CD. Using this CD to practice with will enable a student to improve aspects of their playing such as rhythm, pitch, range, and overall musicianship.
Group Piano is a positive and fun approach to the first steps of learning to play the piano. This class is available to Kindergarten through third grades and is a great compliment to the band program. Students participating in the piano classes learn rhythms, pitches, note reading, and more.
Key People
Mr. Portillo
Mr. Portillo
There are many reasons why Mr. Portillo loves to teach music, like seeing his students excited when they conquer something that was once difficult, or watching the band rally around one person who may have had a difficult time.
Mr. Barton
Mr. Barton
This will be Mr. Barton’s fifth year with Band for Today. Previously, he has experience teaching in the School District of Philadelphia and the Clarke County School District (Athens, GA). Mr. Barton graduated from Millersville University (PA) in 2003 with a B.S. in music education and from Ithaca College in 2005 with a M.M. in trombone performance.
Ms. Helstad
Ms. Helstad
Ms. Helstad is excited to teach with Band for Today! She has previously taught general music in Chicago, middle school band and choir in Minnesota, and middle school band and choir in Nevada. She also served as an adjunct professor of saxophone at the University of Nevada-Reno for two years before moving back to the Midwest.
Mrs. Potempa
Mrs. Potempa
Darian Potempa has been with Band for Today for ten years. She graduated from the University of Illinois at Urbana- Champaign with a Bachelor in Music Education. Darian thinks that music is an integral part of a student’s education
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    Band For Today has been providing Chicago area schools with band and piano programs for twenty five years. Band For Today teachers have instructed more than twenty thousand students during that time. We offer schools a full range of music education services including band lessons, concerts, solo contests...
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