Millikin University - Decatur, IL
Millikin Band Festival Information

Millikin Symphonic Wind Ensemble


High School Honor Band

Monday, October 26, 2015 at 6:00 p.m.

with faculty horn soloist Stephen Schepper

Director’s Workshop with Brian Balmages and Millikin Wind Ensemble

Sunday, October 25, 2015 at 6pm - “Bringing the Score to Life: A Composer’s Approach to Score Study and Rehearsals”

For more information or to nominate up to five students, contact Dr. Neal Smith, Director of Instrumental Music Education at

Millikin University Invitational High School Band Festival
Tuesday, March 8, 2016
Kirkland Fine Arts Center
  10 a.m. - 2 p.m. 

The High School Band Festival is a non competitive event for high school bands. Each band performs for 20 minutes on the Kirkland Fine Arts Center stage and then receives a clinic with one of our adjudicators. The Millikin Wind Ensemble, under the direction of Dr. Gary Shaw, will perform for all students at 12:30 p.m.

Participation fee of $75 is due by December 1, 2014.
Please contact Gary Shaw, Director of Bands by november 1, 2014, if you would like additional information or to participate.
Millikin University - Decatur, IL
Millikin University - Decatur, IL