2017 Percy Grainger Wind Band Festival Applications Open Today

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

Announcing the Windy City Choral Festival: April 14-16, 2016

Music Celebrations International is pleased to present the ninth-annual Windy City Choral Festival, April 14-16, 2016, in Chicago, Illinois. Mixed (SATB) choirs will join together to sing in one of the world’s great concert halls – Orchestra Hall at Symphony Center, home of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra Continue reading

Announcing the 7th Annual Percy Grainger Wind Band Festival

The 7th annual Percy Grainger Wind Band Festival will take place on Saturday, March 12, 2016, and will feature four outstanding wind ensembles conducting standalone performances of Percy Grainger literature in an afternoon matinee performance in Chicago’s Historic Orchestra Hall at Symphony Center. Continue reading

The Master Singers of University of Wisconsin, Eau Claire Perform the Music of Dan Forrest in Chicago

The Master Singers from the University of Wisconsin, Eau Claire enjoyed a weekend-long residency in Chicago with composer Dan Forrest and his compositions. Continue reading