About the Bands

The Fest:   Saturday, April 6, 2019, 10:00am – 9:30pm


Featured Performing Ensemble

Elmhurst College Wind Ensemble, Elmhurst, IL 
Dr. James Hile, director
More Info about Elmhurst College Wind Ensemble, HERE


High School Bands

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

Carl Sandburg High School, Orland Park, IL
Stewart Bailey, director
Brian Hillhouse, director
     Carl Sandburg High School Wind Symphony
     Carl Sandburg High School Symphonic Band

Collinsville High School, Collinsville, OK
Rod Mackey, director
     Collinsville High School Band

Crystal Lake South High School, Crystal Lake, IL
Cody Halberstadt, director
     Crystal Lake South High School Wind Ensemble

Elk Grove High School, Elk Grove, IL
Ron Fiorito, Jr, director
     Elk Grove High School Wind Ensemble
     Elk Grove High School Concert Band

Harry D. Jacobs High School, Algonquin, IL
Anthony Gnutek, director
     Harry D. Jacobs High School Wind Ensemble

Huntley High School, Huntley, IL
Kevin Krivosik, director
     Huntley High School Wind Ensemble

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

Joliet West High School, Joliet, IL
Eric Wellman, director
Alyson Bauman, director
     Joliet West High School Symphonic Band
     Joliet West High School Symphonic Winds

Lake Park High School, Lake Park, IL
Mike Lehman, director
     Lake Park High School Wind Symphony

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

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
Kevin Dobbeck, director
Kirk Hickman, director
     Naperville North High School Wind Ensemble
     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

Providence Catholic High School, New Lenox, IL
Lawrence Rogers, director
     Providence Catholic 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

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

United Township High School, East Moline, IL
Mike Wawrzynski, 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

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 Wind Ensemble

Zion-Benton Township High School, Zion, IL
Shan Kazmi, 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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