2017 Percy Grainger Wind Band Festival Applications Open Today

Toronto Youth Wind Orchestra (12)

The Percy Grainger Wind Band Festival is quickly becoming a classic event in Chicago.  Since 2010, the concert finale of this event has featured some of the finest wind ensembles from across North America performing amazing renditions of Grainger’s masterpieces … Continue reading

Now Accepting Choirs for Z. Randall Stroope Choral Event in Chicago, March 16-18, 2017

Windy City Festival Chorus - Z. Randall Stroope

For the fifth year in a row, we will have the honor of hosting Dr. Z. Randall Stroope, one of the country’s leading composers of choral music, for an exclusive choral event in Chicago – the Windy City Choral Festival. … Continue reading

A Musical Celebration of Vatican II’s 50th Anniversary

Festival of Faith Performance

During the week of December 5-10, 2015, four talented, passionate, and dedicated Catholic Choirs from across the United States traveled to Rome to celebrate the 50th anniversary or the Second Vatican Council. This historic event – where 2,500 bishops, 1,000 … Continue reading

The D.C. Boys Choir Lets Their Passion Lead the Way Through Italy

D.C. Boys Choir - 2015 Italy Tour

The D.C. Boys Choir is a rare gem in today’s choral world.  Started in 1993 by the inimitable Eleanor Stewart, the choir came to fruition at a time when crime in the nation’s capital was high and many inner city … Continue reading

Jubilate Mozart Returns!

2015 Mozart Choral Festival

Life is so hard, but I can come to this concert, and see the humanity, and feel the unity, and can go on! We all connect together as people – to praise and to FEEL. I will never forget it! … Continue reading

A Call for Choirs to Sing with Z. Randall Stroope

Rome International Choral Festival Performance at St. Peter's Basilica - Z. Randall Stroope, Conductor

The Festival Corale Internazionale di Roma has become a seasoned classic in Italy’s historic capital. Taking place annually in June, the event features a major choral performance in one of Rome’s most historic basilicas, Basilica di Santa Maria sopra Minerva, … Continue reading

Applications for the 2017 St. Patrick’s Festival Parade in Dublin

St. Patrick's Festival Parade Dublin

Pop quiz: Where would you rather be on St. Patrick’s Day? New York City Chicago Dallas Sitting at home DUBLIN If you’re a marching band director, you probably know there are incredible parades in many of the major cities in … Continue reading