Illinois Band Conductors Symposium
February 7–8, 2020
Join the University of Illinois band faculty and special guest Craig Kirchoff at this two-day symposium which includes conducting, rehearsal techniques, repertoire, pedagogy, and educational philosophy. Prof. Kirchhoff is professor emeritus of conducting at the University of Minnesota. Born and educated in Wisconsin, Mr. Kirchhoff brings to his position a wide knowledge of both traditional and contemporary literature. He has won critical acclaim from composers Warren Benson, Henry Brant, Michael Colgrass, Karel Husa, Libby Larsen, George Perle, Vincent Persichetti, Stephen Paulus, Verne Reynolds, Gunther Schuller, Joseph Schwantner, Steven Stucky, Elliott Schwartz, Chen Yi, and others.