February 22, 2014

Annual WIU Showcase of Bands - Feb. 21-22
Time: 9:00 PM - 5:00 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 Koutsulis, Director of Bands at Green Valley High School, Las Vegas, and Tom Leslie, Director of Bands at Univeristy 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

PROGRAM

Fantasies on a Theme by Haydn Norman Dello Joio

Lullaby for Noah Joseph Turrin

Noisy Wheels of Joy Eric Whitacre

WIU Concert Band: Director Matt Thomas

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