High School Honor Band Festival—Saturday, December 8, 2018
Join us on the EIU campus for a day of rehearsals, masterclasses, a faculty recital, and a culminating concert conducted by the EIU Band Directors, Dr. Alicia Neal and Dr. Benjamin James Druffel! Participating students will receive lunch, a t-shirt, and all instruction and materials for only $25/student. All-State students from 206-2017 pay only $10. Participants will also hear a performance by the EIU Wind Symphony. In order to apply, students and band directors must complete a brief online application. See below.
The application deadline is Wednesday, November 12, 2018.
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Band Director CPDU Workshop—Saturday, December 8, 2018
Join us for a day of workshops presented by EIU Music Faculty members and earn up to 7 CPDUs for participating. The cost is only $10 and includes coffee, pastries, and lunch!
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High School Concert Band Invitational—Friday, February 22, 2019
Participating bands receive a 60-minute clinic from Director of Bands, Dr. Alicia Neal or Assistant Director of Bands, Dr. Benjamin James Druffel. Additionally, the EIU Applied Faculty will offer like-instrument masterclasses for all students who participate in the band clinics. The Invitational Day will culminate with the Wind Symphony and Faculty Showcase Concert, which features the talents of both students and the applied faculty . If you are interested in participating, please email Alicia Neal at firstname.lastname@example.org.