Honor Bands Festival
Guest Conductor, Dr. Robert W. Rumbelow
Dr. Robert W. Rumbelow is the fifth Director of Bands to serve the University of Illinois and is the Brownfield Professor of Music at the University of Illinois, joining the faculty in 2010. He conducts the Illinois Wind Symphony (the premier concert wind band at the University of Illinois), works with graduate student conductors, and oversees all functions of the world’s largest University Bands program. As a conductor he has appeared throughout the world leading wind bands, orchestras, and chamber ensembles. As a composer and arranger, Dr. Rumbelow’s music is performed internationally, and is published by Kjos, Warner Brothers, Alfred, Ludwig/Masters, and C. Alan Publications.