The Phantom Regiment is excited to be hosting the fifth annual NIU Concert Band Festival at the beautiful Boutell Memorial Concert Hall on the campus of Northern Illinois University on Friday March 4th starting at 9am. This FREE event is open to the public. Come see 17 high school & middle schools perform, with two special performance from the NIU Wind Symphony.
Parking is available in the Visitors Parking Lot on Carroll Avenue, just north of Lincoln Highway (IL 38). The NIU parking fee is $5. The visitor lot is approximately a 10 minute walk to the music building, so be sure to build that into your travel time. (See maps below)
Each performing group will have up to 20 minutes to perform in front of you as well as our adjudicators and clinicians. Then the group will move to another room where they will have time with one of our clinicians.
Patrons are only allowed to view the group’s performance on stage. You can enter the concert hall from the south side of the music building. Please only enter the concert hall between performances.
Use this link to print schedule & directions. (Including directions to/from the visitor parking lot).
|9:00am||Fremd High School Symphonic Winds||Matthew Moore|
|9:30am||Fremd High School Symphonic Band||Sam Simpson|
|10:00am||Mannheim Middle School Wind Ensemble||Rich Paluch|
|10:30am||Northbrook Junior High School Wind Ensemble||Greg Scapillato|
|11:00am||Winfield Central School Band||Bob Siemienkowicz|
|11:30am||Crystal Lake Central High School||Keith Levin|
|12:25pm||Northern Illinois University Wind Symphony||Dr. Thomas Bough|
|1:30pm||Bernotas Middle School Symphonic Band||Kristina Melville|
|2:00pm||Normal West High School Wind Ensemble||Lisa Preston|
|2:30pm||Bernotas Middle School Concert Band||Rick LoPresto|
|3:00pm||Batavia High School||Brian Van Kley|
|3:30pm||Morris Community High School||Jeff Muraida|
|4:00pm||Lincoln Park High School||Chad Smith|
|4:30pm||Larkin High School Wind Ensemble||Brendyn Dobbeck|
|5:00pm||Waukesha North High School Concert Band||Lansing Dimon|
|5:55 pm||Northern Illinois University Wind Symphony||Dr. Thomas Bough|
|7:00pm||Waukesha North High School Wind Ensemble||Lansing Dimon|
|7:30pm||Larkin High School Concert Band||Brendyn Dobbeck|
|8:00pm||Thornton Fractional South High School||John Haney|