Music for All Summer Symposium presented by YAMAHA
Concerts & Events

Music for All presents world-class concerts and events every evening of the
Symposium, setting the Summer Symposium experience apart from any other camp!

Monday, June 21, 2010 - 8 p.m.
Yamaha Young Performing Artists

The Yamaha Young Performing Artist (YYPA) program is designed to provide early career recognition for outstanding young musicians in the United States. Hundreds of applicants ages 16-21 apply annually and undergo a rigorous taped audition process for a panel of national celebrity musicians.
Learn more

Tuesday, June 22, 2010 - 8 p.m.
Rhythm & Brass

presented by Yamaha
"Beyond Category" was a term the great Duke Ellington used as the highest form of praise for those artists who transcended normal boundaries. Since their inaugural season in 1993, Rhythm & Brass has lived up to the ideal of a musical presentation that is not bound by time, geography or culture.
Learn more

Wednesday, June 23, 2010 - 8 p.m.
The Jazz Ambassadors of the U.S. Army Field Band

The Jazz Ambassadors is the United States Army's premier big band. This 19-member ensemble, formed in 1969, has received great acclaim both at home and abroad performing America's original art form, jazz.
Learn more

Thursday, June 24, 2010 - 8 p.m.
Jon McLaughlin

Just added: Jon McLaughlin in concert on Thursday, June 24 at the Summer Symposium! McLaughlin's classical training mixes in with a unique style giving us songs like the Academy Award-nominated "So Close" and the popular "Beating My Heart."

Jon McLaughlin replaces the previously scheduled Thursday night show with Barrage, who had to cancel their Symposium concert.
Learn more

Friday, June 25, 2010 - 7 p.m.
Drum Corps International Central Illinois

Drum Corps International makes a stop at Illinois State University's Hancock Stadium! Visit DCI for schedule information.

All concerts and events are included for Summer Symposium participants.