FESTIVAL HIGHLIGHTS: 2018 Percy Grainger Wind Band Festival Highlights

The 9th Annual Percy Grainger Wind Band Festival took place on Saturday, April 7, 2018, and featured five outstanding wind ensembles conducting standalone performances of Percy Grainger literature in an afternoon matinee performance in Chicago’s Historic Orchestra Hall at Symphony Center.

Featured artists:

Orono High School Wind Ensemble –
Timothy Arnold, Director

Hinsdale South Wind Symphony –
Alexandra Baxmeyer, Director
Patrick Maag, Director

Quabbin Regional High School Symphonic Wind Ensemble –
Peter Lewis, Director

University of Illinois at Chicago Wind Ensemble –
José Oliver Riojas, Director

Tennessee State University Wind Ensemble –
Reginald McDonald, Director