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27th ANNUAL SHOWCASE OF BANDS WEEKEND

 

February 20-22, 2014

 

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 2014 Honor Band, conducted by Diane Koutsulis.

 

 

2014 HONOR BAND

 

Nominate your outstanding student

 

musicians for the 2014 Honor Band

 

Honor Band, Guest Conductor

 

Diane Koutsulis

 

Director of Bands

 

Green Valley High School, Las Vegas
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Diane Koutsulis

 

2014 SHOWCASE BANDS

 

Announcing our Showcase Bands for 2014

 

Showcase Bands, Guest Conductor

 

Tom Leslie

 

Director of Bands

 

University of Nevada Las Vegas
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Tom Leslie

 

 

Our three Invited "Showcase" Bands:
Metea Valley High School

 

 

Kristin Schrag

 

Canton Symphonic Band
Washington Community High School

 

 

Pete Carlin, Director

 

Rock Island Symphonic Band
Plainfield Central High School

 

 

Josh Hahn, Director

 

Clinton Iowa Symphonic Band

 

 

Notable Concerts

 

  • Friday, Feb. 21: WIU Wind Ensemble Concert;
    Mike Fansler, conductor with Tom Leslie, guest conductor
    7:30 PM
  • Saturday, Feb. 22: Showcase of Bands Final Concerts:
    1:00-2:30pm
  • Saturday, Feb 22: Honor Band Concert;
    Diane Koutsulis , conductor
    4:00 PM
  • Saturday, Feb 22: WIU Concert Band Concert;
    Matt Thomas, conductor with Diane Koutsulis, guest conductor
    4:30 PM

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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