February 21, 2014

Annual WIU Showcase of Bands - Feb. 21-22
Time: 7:30 PM
Location: COFAC Recital Hall
Description:
The WIU Showcase of Bands is an annual event at Western Illinois University which gives talented high school musicians the opportunity to participate and learn from topnotch guest conductors. Band directors are also encouraged to attend and observe the sessions under the direction of our guest conductors and the WIU School of Music faculty.

Guest conductors are Diane Kautsulis, Director of Bands at Green Valley High School, Las Vegas, and Tom Leslie, Director of Bands at University of Nevada, Las Vegas.

PERFORMANCE SCHEDULE:

Friday, Feb. 21: WIU Wind Ensemble Concert; 7:30pm
Mike Fansler, conductor with Tom Leslie, guest conductor

Saturday, Feb. 22: Showcase of Bands Final Concerts:
1:00pm - Honor Band Concert; Diane Koutsulis , conductor
4:00 PM - WIU Concert Band Concert; Matt Thomas, conductor with Diane Koutsulis, guest conductor

Emblems Aaron Copland

Sanctuary Frank Ticheli

Children's March: "Over the Hills and Far Away" Percy Grainger

Funeral Music From the Melodrama Bergliot Edward Grieg/arr. Johan de Meij

...and the mountains rising nowhere Joseph Schwantner
Related Web Site: WIU Showcase of Bands 2014
Contact Information:
 Mike Fansler
 Phone: 309-298-1505
 Email: bands@wiu.edu
Source: School of Music

Western Illinois University
1 University Circle * Macomb, IL 61455
Phone: 309/298-1414 * E-mail info@wiu.edu
Calendar Administration: webstaff@wiu.edu