The Northern Illinois University School of Music invites you to a unique performance by the NIU Wind Symphony, which will feature Dr. Thomas Bough as conductor, composer and tuba soloist. Bough will be performing his largest composition to date, “Suite Tuba”, a 14-minute multi-movement work for solo tuba and band. Thomas is a Yamaha Performing Artist, the Director of the Huskie Marching Band at Northern Illinois University, and a Phantom Regiment alumni from the summers of 1986 and 1987.

The concert will be webcast in HD from the NIU School of Music web page at The event will take place at 8 p.m. CST Wednesday, Nov. 17.

Regiment Phans in the Chicago area are welcome to attend the concert in person. It will be held at Boutell Concert Hall in the Music Building on the campus of Northern Illinois University in DeKalb, Ill. Admission and parking are free.