Millikin University - Decatur, IL
Greater Decatur Youth Band

Why practice at home? When you can.....

To learn more about the history of the GDYB, click link below:

Jam in the Park - Millikin Quarterly.pdf

GDYB Summer 2005 - Decatur Celebration Parade


sponsored by

Millikin University and Decatur Park District

 Celebrating our 20th year!

     WHEN:  Rehearsals are Monday and Wednesday, June 9-August 2, 2014.


Students who have just completed 4th - 6th grades rehearse from 9:00-10:15         


     Students completing 7th-10th grades rehearse from 10:30-11:45 a.m.

     All rehearsals are at Kirkland Fine Arts Center (Millikin University), room 136

     WHO: Students playing woodwind, brass, and percussion instruments.

     COST:   $65 for per student resident; $72 per student non-resident. Discount for second         child in family. 



2014 Performance Schedule

(all performances at 6 p.m.)

Wednesday, July 2             Millikin Quad

Wednesday, July 9              South Shores Park

Wednesday, July 16               Kiwanis Park

Wednesday, July 23              Cresthaven Park

Saturday, August 2 at 10 a.m. Decatur Celebration Parade


Mail form and payment to the Decatur Park District Office .  For additional information, contact Gary Shaw, Director of Bands, Millikin University at or 217 424-6309.

Click here for information on additional summer camps in music at

Millikin University.


Millikin University - Decatur, IL
Millikin University - Decatur, IL