Percussion Festival Info: March 3, 2018
Featured Artist for 2018:
Noontime Performance by
Northern Illinois University
under the direction of Gregory Beyer
Bret Kuhn at 2pm.
The Elk Grove High School Band Department is pleased to announce the 11th Annual Elk Grove Percussion Festival to be held on Saturday, March 3, 2018. The festival will offer a 30-minute time slot for performance and clinic with an outstanding clinician.
We hope you can come join us for what promises to be an amazing day of percussion activities.
An application for the Percussion Festival is linked above. All completed applications should include a $125 check for each ensemble. (Checks may follow application if coming through a school Purchase Order, please note on application) Please make checks payable to "Elk Grove Instrumental Music Association(EGIMA)." Ensembles will be accepted in the order of applications received.
In addition to percussion ensemble performances, there will a technique workshop during the day and a solo contest. The winner of the solo contest will perform before the noon clinic.
The solo contest will run from 9am-11:45am
For any additional information, please contact:
Ron Fiorito, Jr. Tom Leddy
500 W. Elk Grove Blvd. 630/640-0173
Elk Grove Village, IL 60007 firstname.lastname@example.org/718-4498
General Admission $5
Performances begin at 9:00am
Open to general public.
Clinic is at 12pm.
Sponsors: Innovative Percussion, Yamaha, Vic Firth, Remo, Tap Space, Zildjian, the Percussive Arts Society, Mike Balter and Vic's Drum Shop.
Past Clinicians: Doug Perkins, Paul Wertico, Third Coast Percussion, Kevin Lepper, Ruben Alvarez, Joel Spencer, Huei Yuan Pan, Ed Harrison, Jeff Handley, Bobby Everson, The Screaming Norwegians, DePaul University Percussion Ensemble
Images from past festivals: