42nd Annual Northshore Concert Band Festival of Music
Northwestern University Campus – Evanston, Illinois
March 22-24, 2018
Concert band clinics
Your full concert band will have the opportunity
to work with highly regarded university directors, all of whom have a
great deal of clinic experience, for a 50-minute clinic in a noncompetitive,
nonrated format. The clinics, which are not open to
the public, are informal, with no requirements about the number or types
of pieces that must be performed. It’s a unique no-pressure environment
for your ensemble to work with and receive valuable feedback from top
educators. Band clinics are extremely popular, and space is limited, so
be sure to reserve a place for your ensembles early.
Solo and ensemble contest
Student musicians will perform solos and ensembles
for area band directors and musicians from the Northshore Concert Band,
receiving both verbal and written feedback following the performance.
is available for all wind, string, and percussion instruments as well
as voice and piano. Recipients of a I or II rating will receive an award
Unlike other area solo and ensemble contests, our festival is open to
all public and private school teachers as well as private instructors,
with no membership dues or fees. In addition, while your students are waiting for their rating, they can attend a free Northshore Concert Band performance!
Don't miss the opportunity to hear a free hour-long concert by the 100-piece Northshore Concert Band, internationally recognized as one of the world's best adult concert bands.
Contact: Kendra Gohr, Festival Manager
1-847-432-2263, ext. 701