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WELCOME to the WESTERN HORNIST! SPRING SEMESTER 2018

(Your source for information on Horn events at Western Illinois University.)

Western Illinois Horn Festival 2018

APRIL 15, 2018

Presented by -- The Western Illinois Horn Institute, Western Illinois University


Featuring

Guest Artist Clinicians

Tomasz Binkowski

Hornist with Gruppo Tempera and National Opera Orchestra

Horn Faculty, Fryderyk Chopin University of Music, Warsaw, Poland

Debra Sherrill-Ward

Chamber Music Charleston

Director, Charleston Horn Camp

and Performances by Horn Alumni!


For more information about the Western Illinois Horn Festival contact

Randall E. Faust at RE-Faust@wiu.edu,

216 A Browne Music Hall, Western Illinois University,

Macomb, IL 61455

Phone: (309) 298-1300


For more information about The WIU Horn Festival 2018

To register, download the WIU Horn Festival 2018 Registration Form

The Roger Collins Award

The Western Illinois Horn Festival 2018 is offering

THE ROGER COLLINS* AWARD

to selected High School Hornists -- who register for and attend

The Western Illinois Horn Festival April 15, 2018.


*Awardees will participate in a Solo Clinic or Master Class and as a member of The Festival Horn Choir

at The Western Illinois Horn Festival 2018


*Awards of One Hundred Dollars ($100.00) each may be awarded to

one up to two selected High School Hornists **


*This Award is in memory of ROGER COLLINS - The founding Hornist of the Camerata Woodwind Quintet and

Horn Professor at Western Illinois University from 1966-1997.

Following his retirement in 1997, Professor Collins was a regular supporter and participant at events at the School of Music at

Western Illinois University - including the WESTERN ILLINOIS HORN FESTIVAL.

A detailed biography of Professor Collins appeared in the October 2014 issue of THE HORN CALL.


For more information about The Roger Collins Award

To register, download the Roger Collins Award Application Form


Upcoming Events!

Mark your calendar. -- (All events are in the COFAC Recital Hall)

Wednesday, March 7, 2018

7:30pm

Faculty Chamber Series Concert IV

- with performances by LaMoine Brass Quintet performing works of Ewald and Faust

Sunday, March 25, 2018

7:30pm

Faculty Recital

- featuring Horn Trios by Carl Reinecke

Wednesday, April 4, 2018

7:30pm

Faculty Chamber Music Series Concert V

- featuring the Camerata Woodwind Quintet

Tuesday, April 10, 2018

7:30pm

WESTERN Brass Ensemble Concert
Sunday, April 15, 2018 WESTERN ILLINOIS HORN FESTIVAL
Sunday, April 22, 2018

3:00pm

Faculty and Guest Recital

- Featuring the Music of Randall Faust

Auditions for Scholarships, Talent Grants and Horn Study at Western Illinois University

If you need more information, please visit
Undergraduate Audition Information -- How to Apply or email Randall Faust RE-Faust@wiu.edu or call Trista Trone, Audition Coordinator, at (309) 298-1087 or email TD-Trone@wiu.edu


Apply for Audition

Students can attend auditions days or submit their audition online via ACCEPTD. piano


Audtions Dates

  • Friday, December 1, 2017
  • Saturday, January 20, 2018 (in Plainfield, IL or O'Fallon, Illinois)
  • Monday, February 19, 2018 (President's Day)
  • Saturday, March 3, 2018 (admission only, no scholarship consideration)