Shemeka Nash

Welcome to the Band Department web page.  Here you will find all the current information regarding all facets of the band department and its activities throughout the entire year. Be sure to visit here often to view excerpts of performances, important documents, contest results, and much more. We hope that you enjoy our website and all it has to offer.

To watch any of the Morgan Park Bands, go to the Video/Audio tab to the right.  



Student Leadership

Drum Major - Jalon Allen

President - Lanique Mixon

Vice President - Brandon London

Music Librarian

Secretary - Serena Echols
Student Arranger - Brandon London, Jalon Allen 

Equipment and Technical Manager
Dance Committee

Concert and Marching Band Section Leaders

Flute - Sydney Waite

Clarinet  -  Ayanna Shipp
Saxophone - Lanique Mixon

Trumpet - Serena Echols

Low Brass - Daria Mines
Percussion - Darryl Howard

Music Listening Sites


Hal Leonard

Matrix Music

Musician Scholarships and Grants

Young Musicians Scholarships from the American Federation of Musicians


Mr. Holland's Opus Foundation

Scholarship Resources from the National Assoc for Music Education (MENC)

American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers Scholarships

National Summer Camps and Programs

Interlochen Arts Camp

Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp


Grammy Camp

Local Summer Camps and Programs

Morgan Park Band Camp

Merit School of Music

Band Classes and Ensembles

Log onto the CPS Parent Portal to see all class assignments and grades.

Click here for the Parent Portal.

Download the Band Handbook which includes the course syllabi and other requirements below. 

Band Recordings

School Song -- EMPEHI

Contact: Shemeka Nash

phone: 773-535-2804 Band Office 

fax: 773-535-2706

email: slnash@cps.edu