Percy Grainger Wind Band Festival

Apr 7

1:30 PM

Saturday, April 7, 2018

The ninth annual Percy Grainger Wind Band Festival brings together top wind ensembles from around the country for a shared performance in famed Orchestra Hall. Each ensemble will feature a piece by the prolific band composer, Percy Grainger, as well as works by other fine composers, including festival clinician Frank Ticheli. The concert is free and open to the public, but tickets are required. Free box seating is available for groups of 15 or more on a first-come, first-served basis.

The festival is free and open to the public, but tickets are required. For more information and to request tickets please visit the Grainger Band Festival website or call 1-800-395-2036.

Program

Concert Band selections by Percy Grainger, including “Children’s March”, “Country Gardens”, “Lincolnshire Posy”, and much, much more.

Performers

Hinsdale South Wind Symphony
Orono High School Wind Ensemble
Quabbin Regional High School Symphonic Winds
Tennessee State University Wind Ensemble
University of Illinois at Chicago Wind Ensemble