2018-2019 Concert Schedule


The Rockford Wind Ensemble is proud to present its 2018-2019 concert season schedule.

  • Sunday, October 28, 2018 at The Nordlof Center (3:00 pm)
  • Sunday, December 16, 2018 at The Nordlof Center (3:00 pm)
  • Sunday, February 24, 2019 at The Nordlof Center (3:00 pm)
  • Sunday, April 14, 2019 at The Nordlof Center (3:00 pm)

Rockford Wind Ensemble concerts are held at the The Nordlof Center – 118 N Main St. Rockford, IL.

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Kevin Jensen practicing for the next concert! Love the hat! ...

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As you head to this afternoon's concert, here is a copy of our program featuring so many great pieces! See you soon! ...

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Today we rehearse with our Youth Honors Bands with over 60 students, representing 15 local area high schools! We are excited to have representatives from: Keith Country Day School, North Boone High School, Christian Life Schools, Belvidere North High School, Hononegah Community High School, Freeport High School, Rockford Christian Schools, Rockford Lutheran School, Forreston High School,Harlem High School, Rockford Auburn High School, Belvidere High School, Lena-Winslow High School, Byron School District 226 and Winnebago High School!

Get your tickets today to hear these talented students perform at tomorrow's concert!

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The Musical Gems concert gives us a chance to share crowd-pleasing music with the audience. This year’s concert will feature music from Bach to exciting 21st composers. Tickets are selling quickly so be sure to call or email to reserve yours today! ...

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We are so excited to have Dan Dietrich conducting our Youth Band this weekend!
Dan holds both Bachelor's and Master's Degrees in Music Education from Illinois State University. In 2010, Dan retired after 33 years of teaching, 30 of which he spent as the Director of Bands at Illinois Valley Central High School of Chillicothe.

Since retiring, Dan has been a low brass instructor for Normal West, Deer Creek Mackinaw, Washington, Streator and Metamora High Schools. In 2016, Dan served a year as Acting Assistant Director of Bands at Illinois State University where he conducted the Symphonic Band. He remains on the faculty at ISU as a Student Teacher Supervisor.

We are lucky to have him! Be sure to get your tickets for this weekend ASAP!

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