About the Bands

The Fest:   Saturday, April 8, 2017, 11:00am – 10:00pm


Featured Performing Ensemble

Western Illinois University Wind Ensemble, Macomb, IL 
Dr. Michael Fansler, director
More Info about WIU bands 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 

Batavia High School, Batavia, IL
Chris Owen, director
Brian Van Kley, director
     Batavia High School Wind Symphony

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

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

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

Geneseo High School, Geneseo, IL
Anthony Hernandez, director
     Geneseo High School Concert Band

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

Johnsburg High School, Johnsburg, IL
Ilona Widomska, director
     Johnsburg High School Concert Band

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

Joliet West High School, Joliet, IL
Eric Wellman, director
Steven Pyter, director
     Joliet West High School Symphonic Band
     Joliet West High School Symphonic Winds

Lake Zurich High School, Lake Zurich, IL
Joshua Thompson, director
     Lake Zurich High School Wind Ensemble

Metea Valley High School, Aurora, IL
Don Devany, director
Glen Schneider, director
     Metea Valley High School Wind Ensemble

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
Dan Moore, director
Kirk Hickman, director
     Naperville North High School Wind Symphony

New Trier High School, Winnetka, IL
Matt Temple, director
Bruce Daugherty, director
     New Trier High School Symphonic Wind Ensemble
     New Trier High School Freshman Concert Band

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

Thorton Fractional South High School, Lansing, IL
John Haney, director
     Thorton Fractional South High School Symphonic Band

United Township High School, East Moline, IL
David Maccabee, 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

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

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

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