There are a number of fundraisers planned for the year to help students prepare for upcoming band trips. Junior High Band Students perform at the Trills and Thrills Festival/Valleyfair each spring. Senior High Band will be traveling to St. Louis during May of 2024.  Expect to see a Butterbraid sale in the fall and Coffee sale during the holiday season.


2023-2024 Lester Prairie Band Performance Dates


Fall Pep Dates: (Winter TBD)

FB Friday September 29th, 6:30pm

VB Tuesday October 3rd, 6:30pm

VB Tuesday October 17th, 6:30pm

FB Wednesday October 18th, 6:30pm



“No Tricks, Just Treats”-High School Band Concert: Monday, October 30th,  7:30 pm

                     (6-12 grade band students)

Elementary Concert Thursday, December 7th 7:00 pm (5th grade band students)

High School Band & Choir Concert Monday, December 11th 7:30 pm

         (6-12th grade band and choir students)

Band Concert Monday, March 18th  7:30 pm (5-12th grade band students)

Band Concert Monday, May 13th 7:30 pm (5-12th grade band students)


Other Performances:

         Veteran’s Day, Friday November 10th (During School, 9-12th grade band students)

         Graduation, Friday, May 17th 7pm (9-12th grade band students, optional 6-8th grade)

Memorial Day, Monday, May 27th time TBD

***Possibly Homecoming/Snofest Coronation


Contest Dates:

         Instrumental solo/ensemble, Monday February 12th @ Rockford, after school (Select students from 9-12th grade band)

Instrumental large group, Wednesday March 6th @ Dassel-Cokato (9-12th grade                          band students)



Trills and Thrills/Valleyfair May 17th, all day (Junior High Students only)

St. Louis, MO,  May 2nd-5th (Senior High Students Only)








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