Newsletter (September 2018)

Join Now!

Membership applications are currently being accepted for the 2018-19 school year. Click here to join and become an active member. Dues are only $75 PER SCHOOL DISTRICT. Dues checks should be mailed to Sara Roediger, NIMCon Treasurer, by September 15th. It is important that EVERY director in your school district register each year if they plan to participate. We are excited to hear from you!

Membership Meeting

The annual membership meeting will take place on Thursday, September 27 (please note new date) at 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. The meeting will start at 7:00 PM. Please click here to RSVP for dinner and/or the meeting.  Agenda items will include contest information, budget, by-law updates, and election of Board of Directors.

The slate for the Board of Directors includes: Ellen Singer (President), Elise Matusek (Vice President), Margaret Delligatti (Secretary), Sara Roediger (Treasurer), Riley Broach (Webmaster), Jim Garbrecht (Judge Hirer), Steve Stenzel (Judge Hirer). Nominations from the floor will be accepted at the meeting.

Art Hildebrand Music Festival

We are excited to announce that the Art Hildebrand Music Festival, formerly known as the Little People’s Festival, is now a part of the Northern Illinois Music Conference! Run by Hilary Logan at Sunset Rudge School in Northfield, the intent of this festival is to allow bands and orchestras an opportunity for a performance and clinic without the adjudication of contest. It is designed for younger ensembles, or ensembles that do not meet daily or meet in parts coming together for performances.

General Information

Please check the website for contest site information as well as the Rules & Procedures and Rubrics. We are looking forward to a successful contest season! Please continue to send us your feedback!

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