Illinois SuperState Concert Band Festival 2017

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Fri, 5/5/2017 - Sat, 5/6/2017
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    The finest middle school, junior high and senior HS concert bands from IL.



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The 2017 Illinois SuperState Concert Band Festival will be held Friday and Saturday, May 5-6, 2017, at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign.

Admission is free and open to the public for all Illinois SuperState band performances

2017 Adjudicators include:

  • Dr. Rebecca Phillips, Director of Bands, Colorado State University
  • Dr. Mike Golemo, Director of Bands, Iowa State University
  • Professor John E. (Jack) Williamson, Director of Bands, Central Michigan University
  • Dr. Jamie Nix, Director of Bands, Columbus State University

Congratulations to the 2017 Illinois SuperState Participating Ensembles!

Middle School/Junior High

  • Field Middle School Wind Ensemble—Mike Miller, director
  • Glenn Westlake Middle School Wildcat Concert Band—Nick Martin, director
  • Marion Junior High School Wind Ensemble—Jim Childers, director
  • McCracken Middle School Symphonic Band—Chip De Stefano, director 
  • Monticello Middle School Symphonic Band--Amanda Allen, director
  • O'Fallon District #90 Symphonic Winds—Mark Donahue, director
  • Traughber Junior High School Eighth Grade Symphonic Band—Rachel Maxwell, director
  • Wood Dale Junior High School Symphonic Band—Eric Morong, director
  • Wood Oaks Junior High School—Wayne Gordon, director (2016 HONOR BAND)

Class A High School 

  • Illiana Christian High School Wind Ensemble—Patricia Menninga, director
  • Olympia High School Concert Band—Kyle Brubaker, director
  • Tri-Valley High School Concert Band—Dan Marcotte, director
  • Westmont High School Symphonic Band—Hank Vaughan, director
  • Lockport Township High School Freshman Band—Brian Covey, director (2016 HONOR BAND)

Class AA High School 

  • Bloomington High School Wind Symphony—Max Chernick, director
  • Champaign Central High School Wind Symphony—John Currey, director
  • Lemont High School Symphonic Band—Matthew Doherty, director
  • Tinley Park High School Symphonic Band—Vincent Aiello, director
  • Marian Catholic High School Symphonic Band—Greg Bimm, director (2016 HONOR BAND)

Class AAA High School 

  • Batavia High School Wind Symphony—Chris Owen, director
  • Glenbrook North High School Symphonic Wind Ensemble—Andrew Zweibel, director
  • John Hersey High School Symphonic Band—Scott Casagrande, director
  • Libertyville High School Wind Ensemble—Adam Gohr, director
  • O'Fallon Township High School Wind Ensemble—Melissa Gustafson-Hinds, director
  • Vernon Hills High School Wind Ensemble—Randy Sundell, director
  • Wheeling High School Wind Symphony—Mike Malek, director (2016 HONOR BAND)

Class AAAA High School 

  • Evanston Township High School Wind Symphony—Matt Bufis, director
  • Joliet Central High School Symphonic Band—Don Stinson, director
  • Joliet West High School Symphonic Band—Eric Wellman, director
  • Lyons Township High School Wind Ensemble—Mark Dahl and Paul Meiste, directors
  • Naperville North High School Symphonic Wind Ensemble—Dan Moore and Kirk Hickman, directors
  • Oswego High School Wind Symphony—Stephanie San Roman and Kevin Schoenbach, directors
  • Warren Township High School Symphonic Band I—Kurt Gros, director
  • Waubonsie Valley High School Wind Ensemble—Mark Duker, director
  • Lockport Township High School—Brian Covey, director (2016 HONOR BAND)

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