McCracken Middle School Symphonic Band

(Photo Copyright 2013 Tom McGrath/TCMcG Photography)

2019 Band Director Workshop

The McCracken Middle School Bands is proud to host the 2019 Band Director Workshop on Tuesday, November 5, 2019. Sponsored by the Illinois Grade School Music Association and the National Band Association, BDW 2019 will provide attendees with a day filled with quality, relevant professional development.

We have a tremendous lineup of guest clinicians and ensembles for this year's workshop including James Keene, Alex Kaminsky, Shawn Vondran, the Lockport Township High School Wind Symphony and the McCracken Middle School Symphonic Band.

Registration is open!

News and Announcements

National Band Association Election | July 15, 2018
Congratulations to Mr. De Stefano for being elected to the Board of Directors of the National Band Association (NBA), as a Elementary/Middle School Representative, for the 2018-2020 biennium!

Concert and Live Webcast! | December 8, 2016
The McCracken Middle School Symphonic Band and Tamagawa Academy Wind Orchestra present a joint “Friendship Concert” on Tuesday, December 13 at 7:00 PM (CST) at Niles West High School. Please ...

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 ...

More Posts...

Site Updates

Upcoming Events

Feb 17 Sym Band Clinic
Feb 17 Con Band Clinic
Feb 22 Solo and Ensemble Recital

Complete calendar

Recommended Books

Pathways: A Guide for Energizing & Enriching Band, Orchestra, & Choral ProgramsTeaching Music With PromiseTeaching Music Through Performance in BandBest Music for High School Band
 

View other recommended books.

Recommended Recordings

Paving the WayAntiphonal Music of GabrieliGarden of Dreams
 

View other recommended recordings.