Mid-Level Honors Band Festival at St. Norbert College
Saturday, November 8 at 4 p.m.
From St. Norbert College, November 4, 2008
by Katrina Marshall, firstname.lastname@example.org, (920) 403-3089
The concert will feature a band of 165 seventh and eighth grade musicians from 55 schools, under the direction of composer Rob Grice, and a band of 75 ninth grade musicians from 32 schools, under the direction of composer Quincy Hilliard. Both Grice and Hilliard are internationally-known, and have an extensive number of published band works.
Frederick Schmidt, professor of music, clarinet and saxophone at St. Norbert, is the founder and director of the Mid-Level Honors Band Festival. Schmidt reports that the number of applications for this year