McCracken Middle School Symphonic Band

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CBDNA North-Central Division

Congratulations to the McCracken Middle School Symphonic Band for being selected by audition to perform at the College Band Directors National Association North Central Division Conference, as a representative of the National Band Association. Our performance will take place on Thursday, February 25 at 7:00p at Iowa State University.

News and Announcements

Skokie Award for Artistic Excellence | April 27, 2016
Congratulations to Mr. De Stefano for being selected as the 2016 Skokie Award for Artistic Excellence Individual Recipient by the Skokie Fine Arts Commission!  Mr. De Stefano will be recognized ...

2016 IGSMA District Contest | March 12, 2016
Congratulations to the McCracken Middle School Symphonic Band and McCracken Choirs for their fabulous performances today at the Illinois Grade School Music Association District 7 Organization Contest.  All the groups ...

CBDNA/NBA North Central Performance Webcast | February 23, 2016
Thursday, February 25 at 7:00p the McCracken Middle School Symphonic Band’s performance at the CBDNA/NBA North Central Division Conference will be webcast at: http://music.iastate.edu/feeds/recital/ All of conference performances will be webcast ...

Mike Balter Inducted into Percussive Arts Society Hall of Fame | November 16, 2015
Congratulations to McCracken (Oakview) Middle School Band Alum, Class of 1966, Mike Balter for his recent induction into the Percussive Arts Society Hall of Fame!

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Aug 31 First Day of School!
Sep 01 Chair Placement Auditions Begin
Sep 06 Sym Band Rehearsals begin

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