Calling all Alumni, Staff & Supporters!

In honor of the corps’ Irish roots, Pioneer is planning to return to the streets on March 17th, 2019 to perform in the Chicago Southside Irish Parade!

Participation in the parade will be open to Pioneer alumni, staff, volunteers, as well as supporters of the organization. Persons interested in participating in the parade can complete the Parade Application by clicking on the button below.

Parade Application

The repertoire for the parade will consist of “Garry Owen” and “Stars and Stripes”. PDF Copies of these songs can be downloaded in advance via the links below:

Garry Owen: Brass | Percussion

Stars and Stripes: Brass | Percussion

The tentative itinerary for the weekend is listed below:

SATURDAY - MARCH 16TH
Evening - Uniform Fitting & Possible Rehearsal

SUNDAY - MARCH 17TH
8:00am - Rehearsal
10:00am - Depart for Parade
Noon - Parade in Chicago
After - Party & Travel Home

Airport pick ups & drop offs will be available from Milwaukee Mitchell & Chicago O'Hare Airports. Housing/lodging options for Saturday night are in the works, with more information to follow shortly.

In addition to the great performance opportunity, a post-parade party is also being planned at Jacqui Bilder's (#1787) Natural Law in Blue Island, IL.

Stay tuned for additional details on all of the above!

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