IBB Pres. Reps Band at Parks Showcase
20 Nov 2013
Illinois Brass Band President William Kaempfe represented the IBB at the 2013 Suburban Parks and Recreation Entertainment Showcase Tuesday, November 19, at the Prairie Lakes Community Center in Des Plaines. more ...
Mark Ponzo: Young Man With (A Lot of) Horns!
13 Nov 2013
Many musicians have a backup instrument or two, but not Mark Ponzo. He has 172, including 98 cornets; and 74 trumpets, baroque trumpets, cornettos, saxhorns, and sackbuts! more ...
Music and Wine Lovers Invited to IBB Tasting
4 Nov 2013
"Nothing pairs better with great music than a great wine," says Melody Velleuer, organizer of the IBB's the IBB's 2013 Wine Tasting Fundraiser which will be held from 4 to 6 PM Saturday, November 23rd, at D'vine Wine and Gifts, 742 E. Dundee Road in Palatine. [Map] More ...
IBB Names Wainwright Artistic Advisor
30 Oct 2013
Andrew Wainwright, widely admired British-born composer, arranger and performer of brass band music, has been named Artistic Advisor to the Illinois Brass Band.
IBB to Compete in 11th U.S. Open
7 Oct 2013
The Illinois Brass Band will compete with brass bands from five states
at the 11th Annual U.S. Open Brass Band Championships, an all-day
event beginning at 9 AM Saturday, November 2, at the Delora A. Norris
Cultural Arts Center in St. Charles, IL.
Mark Ponzo Joins IBB As Co-Principal Cornetist
9 Sep 2013
Mark Ponzo, professor of music at Northern Illinois University and
former member of the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra, Mexico City
Philharmonic and Syracuse Symphony Orchestra, has joined the Illinois
Brass Band as co-principal cornetist.
IBB Strikes Up Band for Fall
6 Sep 2013
Rehearsals began Thursday, Sept. 5th, as the Illinois Brass Band
gathered to prepare for a brand new season.
Sunday, December 15Time: 2:00 P.M.
Cutting Hall Palatine, IL
Saturday, December 21Time: 2:00 P.M.
Cosman Cultural Center
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