University Bands


 

 

 

28th ANNUAL SHOWCASE OF BANDS WEEKEND

 

February 12-14, 2015

 

 

The Showcase of Bands at Western Illinois University gives talented high school musicians the opportunity to participate and learn from nationally recognized wind band conductors and Western's own applied and conducting faculty. Band directors are encouraged to attend and observe the sessions under the direction of our guest conductors and the WIU School of Music faculty. Click here to learn more about being a part of the 2015 Honor Band, conducted by Dr. Daniel Schmidt, Director of Bands at Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff, Az.

 

 

 2015 HONOR BAND 

 

Nominate your outstanding student

musicians for the 2015 Honor Band

with guest conductor:

 

Dr. Daniel Schmidt, Director of Bands

Northern Arizona University

 

 

 

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Daniel Schmidt - Bio

 

2015 SHOWCASE BANDS

Announcing our Showcase Bands 

Guest Conductor: Frank Wickes

Director of Bands, emeritus
Louisiana State University

 

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Frank Wickes

 

Showcase Bands for 2015:
Metea Valley High School
Anthony Brown, Director
Mehlville (MO.) Concert Band
Washington Community High School

David Maccabee, Director

 

United Township Symphonic Band

Plainfield Central High School  
Keith Schmink, Director

 

Pontiac Township Symphonic Band

 

 

Notable Concerts for 2015
  • Friday, Feb. 13: WIU Wind Ensemble Concert;
    Mike Fansler, conductor with Frank Wickes, guest conductor
    7:30 PM
  • Saturday, Feb. 14: Showcase of Bands Final Concerts:
    1:00-2:30pm
  • Saturday, Feb 14: WIU Concert Band Concert;
    Matt Thomas, conductor and Daniel Schmidt, guest conductor
    4:00 PM
  • Saturday, Feb 14: Honor Band Concert;
    Dr. Daniel Schmidt, conductor
    4:30 PM

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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