About the Bands

The Fest:   Saturday, April 7, 2018, 10:00am – 9:30pm


Featured Performing Ensemble

North Suburban Wind Ensemble, Libertyville, IL 
Mr. Don Shupe, director
More Info about NSWE, HERE


High School Bands

John Hersey High School, Arlington Heights, IL
Scott Casagrande, director
Tom Beckwith, assistant director
     John Hersey High School Symphonic Band
     John Hersey High School Concert Band 

Buffalo Grove High School, Buffalo Grove, IL
Henry Kappler, director
     Buffalo Grove High School Symphonic Band
     Buffalo Grove High School Concert Band

Carl Sandburg High School, Orland Park, IL
Stewart Bailey, director
Brian Hillhouse, director
     Carl Sandburg High School Symphonic Band 1
     Carl Sandburg High School Symphonic Band 2

Fenton High School, Bensenville, IL
Garett A. George, director
     Fenton High School Symphonic Wind Ensemble

Fremd High School, Palatine, IL
Matthew Moore, director
J.T. Teichert, director
     Fremd Wind Symphony
     Fremd Wind Ensemble

Geneseo High School, Geneseo, IL
Steve Scherer, director
Anthony Hernandez, director
     Geneseo High School Honors
     Geneseo High School Concert Band

Glenbard North High School, Carol Stream, IL
Lauren Whisnant, director
     Glenbard North High School Symphonic Band

Joliet Central High School, Joliet, IL
Don Stinson, director
     Joliet Central High School Symphonic Band

Lake Zurich High School, Lake Zurich, IL
Joshua Thompson, director
Sheri Conover, director
     Lake Zurich High School Wind Ensemble
     Lake Zurich High School Symphonic Band

Libertyville High School, Libertyville, IL
Adam Gohr, director
     Libertyville High School Wind Ensemble

Lincoln-Way Central High School, New Lenox, IL
Chris Mroczek, director
     Lincoln-Way Central High School Wind Ensemble

Lincoln-Way East High School, Frankfort, IL
Dr. Bert Johnson, director
     Lincoln-Way East High School Wind Ensemble

Maine South High School, Park Ridge, IL
David Hutter, director
     Maine South High School Wind Ensemble

McHenry High School, McHenry, IL
Spencer Hile, director
     McHenry High School Symphonic Band

Mundelein High School, Mundelein, IL
Jerald Shelato, director
Andy Sturgeon, director
     Mundelein High School Wind Ensemble
     Mundelein High School Symphonic Winds

Naperville North High School, Naperville, IL
Daniel Moore, director
Kirk Hickman, director
     Naperville North High School Wind Ensemble
     Naperville North High School Wind Symphony

O’Fallon Township High School, O’Fallon, IL
Dr. Melissa Gustafson-Hinds, director
     O’Fallon Township High School Wind Ensemble

Oswego High School, Oswego, IL
Stephanie San Roman, director
Kevin Schoenbach, director
     Oswego High School Wind Symphony
     Oswego High School Wind Ensemble

Prospect High School, Mount Prospect, IL
Chris Barnum, director
     Prospect High School Symphonic Band
     Prospect High School Concert Band

Rolling Meadows High School, Rolling Meadows, IL
Christopher Buti, director
     Rolling Meadows High School Symphonic Band

Schaumburg High School, Schaumburg, IL
Vincent Inendino, director
Anthony Graffeo, director
     Schaumburg High School Wind Symphony
     Schaumburg High School Symphonic Band

United Township High School, East Moline, IL
Mike Wawrzynski, director
Juliet Minard, director
     United Township High School Symphonic Band
     United Township High School Concert Band

Victor J. Andrew High School, Tinley Park, IL
Mark Iwinski, director
     Victor J. Andrew High School Wind Symphony
     Victor J. Andrew High School Symphonic Band

Waubonsie Valley High School, Aurora, IL
Kevin Carroll, director
     Waubonsie High School Wind Symphony

Wauconda High School, Wauconda, IL
Kim Fleming, director
Jack Holt, director
     Wauconda High School Wind Ensemble

Wheeling High School, Wheeling, IL
Michael A. Malek, director
     Wheeling High School Wind Symphony
     Wheeling High School Symphony Band

Woodstock High School, Woodstock, IL
Richard Stiles, director
     Woodstock High School Varsity Band

Zion-Benton Township High School, Zion, IL
Shan Kazmi, director
     Zion-Benton Township High School Symphonic Band

Middle School Bands

MacArthur Middle School, Prospect Heights, IL
Sam Simpson, director
     MacArthur Middle School Concert Band

River Trails Middle School, Mt. Prospect, IL
Todd Smith, director
     River Trails Middle School 7th/8th Grade Band

Thomas Middle School, Arlington Heights, IL
Candace Horton, director
     Thomas Middle School Wind Ensemble

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