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!!![…]

Newsletter (February 2016)

Hello NIMCon Members, It’s contest season and here is everything you need to know. If we forget anything, please, leave a comment below. Solo & Ensemble Contest Solo & Ensemble Contest is just around the corner! All around Northern Illinois students are working hard toward perfecting their music. What an awesome thing to contemplate. Music Read more about Newsletter (February 2016)[…]

Newsletter (January 2016)

Solo & Ensemble Contest Members, you should have received a first draft of the Solo & Ensemble schedule. If not, please contact Jennifer Lydigsen ( asap and we’ll be sure to get it to you. If you see any major conflicts, please contact Jennifer. As always, try to resolve any conflicts within your school and be Read more about Newsletter (January 2016)[…]

Newsletter (August 2015)

Join NIMCon Now! Membership applications are currently being accepted for the 2015-16 school year. Click here to join and become an active member of this new organization. Every director should register; however, dues are only $75 PER SCHOOL DISTRICT. Dues checks should be mailed to Laura Blanchard, NIMCon Treasurer by September 15th. We are excited Read more about Newsletter (August 2015)[…]

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