SANDBURG CONCERT BAND FESTIVAL 2018
SAVE THE DATE
FEBRUARY 24th, 2018
2018 Judges Panel
Daniel Farris, Professor of Music, Northwestern University
Dr. Peter Griffin, Music Department Chair, Elmhurst College
Dr. James Hile, Professor, Elmhurst College
Dr. Joseph Manfredo, Director of Music Education, Elmhurst College
We are hoping to provide a unique and educational experience for your Symphonic Ensembles. The festival will be very affordable and include adjudication from 3 judges as well as a clinic. Our priority will be geared towards a quality educational experience.
Second Annual Festival is SATURDAY FEBRUARY 24th, 2018. We will be hosting this festival in our Performing Arts Center. Due to everyone performing on stage, space will be limited. We will be accepting bands of all levels, don't be afraid to bring your second ensembles. For those applying for Illinois SuperState, this would be a great opportunity to get some last minute feedback and a clinic on your performance for your submissions.
Highlights of this new festival include:
-All bands performing on our stage in our Performing Arts Center
-Comments from three quality collegiate directors
-30 minute clinic with one of our esteemed clinicians
-Directors can choose to perform for comments only or for a rating
-No ratings publically posted
-All participating bands will receive a commemorative plaque
-$175.00 Entry Fee per Band
Questions? Please Contact ....
Stewart Bailey, Director of Bands, Carl Sandburg High School
Brian Hillhouse, Associate Director of Bands, Carl Sandburg High School