Newsletter (November 2016)

Contest Registration Deadline December 1st is the deadline to enter for Organization and Solo & Ensemble Contests. Use the above links to register. In addition, the Contest Fees Sheet and checks or purchase orders must be postmarked by December 1st and mailed to Ellen Singer. Late entries will not be accepted. Contest Hosts Needed for 2018 Read more about Newsletter (November 2016)[…]

Newsletter (October 2016)

Contest Registration It’s time to register for contest! Please be sure to read the Rules & Procedures carefully and feel free to email us with questions. Several rules have changed as of this year’s Membership meeting, so please take the time to read them carefully before registering your students for contest. Once you have registered for contest, Read more about Newsletter (October 2016)[…]

Newsletter (September 2016)

Fall Membership Meeting The annual membership meeting will be on on Thursday, September 22 at 7:00 PM @ Lake Zurich MS North. Lou Malnati’s pizza dinner will be served at 6:15 PM. Dinner includes, salad, pizza (cheese, spinach, pepperoni, sausage), beverage and dessert. Please RSVP for dinner and/or the meeting  by September 19.  Agenda items will include contest information, budget, Read more about Newsletter (September 2016)[…]

Board Meeting Minutes (10 April 2016)

Call to order Officer reports President’s report Contest surveys Overall, everything went well for our first year! Quotes in letter and on website (directors, judges, parents, students) Sites/Dates for 2017-2/25 Jazz in the Meadows S&E Feb 25 @ LZ North Possibility of a second site to accommodate Jazz in Meadows May need a second site Read more about Board Meeting Minutes (10 April 2016)[…]

Newsletter (August 2016)

Membership applications are currently being accepted for the 2016-17 school year. Click above to join NIMCon and become an active member. Every director should register; however, dues are only $75 PER SCHOOL DISTRICT. Membership dues should be mailed to Ellen Singer, NIMCon President  by September 15.  We are excited to hear from you! Membership Meeting The annual Read more about Newsletter (August 2016)[…]

We are in the news!

We are in the news! Read the article written by Olivia Polony from The Lake Forest Leader. Update (3/7): Thanks to Jen for scanning whole article! “Anna Schilling, a LFCDS eighth graders and flutist, described the feeling prior to performing as a potent mixture of nerves and excitement.” “Although the students are being critiqued by judges, Jen Read more about We are in the news![…]

Solo & Ensemble Contest Success!!!

Congratulations to all of the student performers and their teachers on a terrific day at Solo & Ensemble Contest! We received a lot of positive feedback about the student friendly format with longer performance times and the mini clinics. Twenty-one schools participated with nearly 1000 events taking place over the course of the day. Many thanks to Read more about Solo & Ensemble Contest Success!!![…]