McCracken Middle School Symphonic Band

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Midwest 2013

Congratulations to the McCracken Middle School Symphonic Band for their terrific performances at the Midwest Clinic this passed week. Great Job! You've made your school, community, state, and band director very proud. I can't wait to see what you are able to accomplish the rest of the year.

We'll keep information related to our 2013 Midwest Clinic performance in our archives.

News and Announcements

In Memorium: Charles Groeling | January 23, 2014
We just learned that Charles Groeling, former band director at Niles East and Niles West High Schools, recently passed away. Dr. Groeling was a tremendously accomplished director bringing the Niles ...

In Memorium: Bennett Reimer | November 19, 2013
I’m deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Bennett Reimer, a former professor of mine at Northwestern University and giant in the field of music education. Dr. Reimer was ...

Tickets on Sale Now! | November 17, 2013
Please join us on Thursday, December 12, 2013, 7:30 PM at Pick-Staiger Concert Hall (Evanston, IL) as the McCracken Middle School Symphonic Band presents its Midwest Clinic Preview Performance! General ...

Midwest Clinic Support Video | November 10, 2013
A huge thank you to band parents Irene Vargas and Mary Novak for their work on the recently completed promotional video:

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