About Us

The Brother Rice and Mother McAuley Band is one of the finest instrumental music programs of any Catholic school in the Chicagoland area. The program is geared to meet the needs of the individual student and has something for everyone.

The band has traveled extensively throughout the years with destinations that include Dublin, Ireland; Honolulu, Hawaii; Orlando, Florida; Los Angeles, California; San Antonio, Texas; and Washington D.C. A wide range of ensembles are offered by the band department and are listed below:

  • Beginning Band

  • Concert Band

  • Symphonic Band

  • Wind Ensemble

  • Jazz Band

  • Small Ensembles

The Brother Rice/Mother McAuley Marching Band is made up of students from the Brother Rice/Mother McAuley Bands. It is an all-volunteer, co-educational performing ensemble.