sousa award

Welcome to the Valmeyer
Band of Pirates

Valmeyer Junior High and Senior High School
Valmeyer, Illinois


John Phillip Sousa Band Award:
visit the official Sousa site: to view our past winners

Illinois Music Educators Association All-State Festival:
2012-Michael Sonnenfelt
2011-Michael Sonnenfelt

IMEA All District (District VI):
2012-Michael Sonnenfelt
2011-Michael Sonnenfelt

SIUE Bi-State Band:
2012-Paige Allen, Jeremy Hill, Michael Sonnenfelt

Valmeyer's first school band was formed in 1940 by Paul Randolph. Through the years the band has placed highly in IHSA sweepstakes and at Heritage Festivals throughout North America. (More information to come).

Music Boosters Hall of Fame