Clarinet & Trumpet performers at Solo & Ensemble Contest.

Northern Illinois Music Conference (NIMCon) seeks to foster and promote the advancement of music education in public and non-public schools and to sponsor annual contests including Solo and Ensemble, and Organization Contest for Bands, Choirs and Orchestras in the State of Illinois.

NIMCon is an organization that provides rich opportunities for student musicians and their directors. Northern Illinois has a history of strong music programs, excellent directors, and much administrative support. NIMC allows for the strengths of our directors, the uniqueness of our region of the state, and for the specific needs of our educators.

Read the Bylaws and Rules & Procedures

NIMCon Includes
  • Solo & Ensemble Contest
  • Regional Organization Contest
  • Flexibility in scheduling
  • Clinics at Organization Contest
  • Clinics at Solo & Ensemble Contest
  • Not for profit status