Illinois Band Conductors Symposium

February 14–15, 2020

Registration will open Monday, December 2, 2019

Join the University of Illinois band faculty and special guest Craig Kirchhoff 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.

Symposium Clinicians

Dr. Stephen Peterson, symposium host clinician

Dr. Stephen Peterson, symposium host clinician

Prof. Craig Kirchhoff, guest symposium clinician

Prof. Craig Kirchhoff, guest symposium clinician

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