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Annual University of Illinois Bands Homecoming Concert

Everyone is invited to this gala concert—and especially all Illinois Bands alumni and their families and friends! Help celebrate one of the most prominent, historic, and largest collegiate band programs in the world. The department enjoys a reputation for superb musical performance and innovation while honoring its rich traditions. Students from programs throughout the university enjoy participating in Illinois Bands ensembles.

Illinois Wind Symphony

Stephen Peterson, conductor

Simon: Amen
Sousa: The University of Illinois March

Wind Orchestra

Elizabeth Peterson, conductor

George: Full Circle
Boerma: Illini Jubilee

Marching Illini

Barry L Houser, director of athletic bands

Program is subject to change. Please reference the School of Music’s website for updates on their events.

Tickets for this event will go on sale to the public at 10am on Tuesday, September 14. Tickets will be sold online only, not by phone or at the Ticket Office counter. Before the on-sale date, please visit Krannert Center’s online ticket office to ensure you have or can create an active account. To learn about early ticket-buying opportunities, please contact Krannert Center’s Advancement team: 217.333.6700 or advancement [at] krannertcenter.illinois.edu

As part of the University of Illinois, Krannert Center follows U of I guidelines regarding face coverings and other COVID-19 safety protocols. These guidelines change as conditions change, so we will continue to adjust our practices and keep you informed throughout the season. At this time, face coverings are required in indoor university spaces such as Krannert Center. In addition, people who are NOT fully vaccinated are required to wear a face covering outdoors when they cannot practice social distancing.

Event Details

Foellinger Great Hall
Fr Oct 08, 2021 - 7:30pm CT
10 / SC 7 / STU, UI & YTH 4 (Due to accessibility-related construction, tickets for Foellinger Great Hall balcony seating are not available at this time.)