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The Illinois Brass Band

founded 1991

Book the Band

Having a party, hosting a concert series, or planning a parade? The Illinois Brass Band can provide just the right touch for your event. Book the entire thirty-piece band, an intimate brass quintet, or anything in between. Have specific pieces in mind? Check out our online (sortable, searchable) music catalog and see if we have what you're looking for, or tell us what you have in mind and our booking manager and music director can put together a program for you. We can tailor a performance to your specifications. To find out more about our reasonable rates, contact our booking manager at booking [at] illinoisbrassband.org.

Join the Band

We are always looking for proficient brass and percussion players who would like to become a member of the band. If you are interested, contact the personnel manager at personnel [at] illinoisbrassband.org and arrange to sit in at one of our rehearsals. Completion of a successful audition is required for acceptance to member status.

We have immediate vacancies in the following sections:

  • Percussion

Board of Directors
President Bill Kaempfe
Vice President Brian Ferguson
Treasurer Rob Barnes
Secretary Carol Dickenson
Member-at-Large Maddi Srajer
Member-at-Large Mike Taylor
Music Director Stephen Squires
Assistant Conductor Tom Runty
Booking Manager Bill Kaempfe
Personnel Managers Brian Ferguson
Doug Lim
Web/Internet Doug Lim
Mike Taylor
All Other Inquiries

Upcoming events

Thursday, July 4, 2024

Frontier Days Festival Parade
Time: 10:00 AM
Arlington Heights, IL
See village website for parade route

full list and details

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NABBA Champions - 1996-98; 2000-2 Association of Concert Bands Illinois Arts Council
This program is partially supported by a grant from the Illinois Arts Council, a state agency.

National Endowment for the Arts