Grandon Civic Center
The Sterling Municipal Band plays at three venues throughout the year
Grandon Civic Center
Sterling, IL. 61081
Location of Our
Summer Concerts
Centennial Auditorium
1608 4th Ave.
Sterling, IL. 61081
Location of Our
Spring Concert
Abiding Word
806 E. Lynn Blvd.
Sterling, IL. 61081
Location of Our
Pops Concert
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Jon P James
Conductor
Sterling Band Commission

Allen Lee
gr8day4aride@gmail.com

Gonzalo Reyes
gonzo@essex1.com

Kevin O'Keefe
okeefekevinm@gmail.com

Amy Boze
raboze@att.net

Mayor
Skip Lee
slee@sterling-il.gov
Summer Season 2017
All Concerts Start at 7:30p.m.
June 7th - Season Opener

June 14th - Guest Conductor -
Gary Aiken  
Director of Bands at New Caney High School, Texas
& Clarinet soloist
Shandra Helman

June 21st - Guest Conductor - Col. Alan Bonner
7th Commander and Conductor of the Air Force Band


June 28th - Guest Conductor -
Bill Peterson
Freeport High School - Concert & Marching Band Director


July 5th - Patriotic Concert with Cannons






July 12th -
Col. Thomas Palmatier - Commander of
The United States Army Band "Pershing's Own"
for more than 37 years





July 19th - Kids Koncert with Griggs Music and their "instrument"
Petting Zoo - We have a special drawing planned and children will
be able to try a musical instrument and sit with the band as they play. There will be a
drawing for a child to conduct a musical number with the band.   


July 26th - Bryan Anton - Trombone Soloist and Baritone Extraodinaire


August 2nd - Erik Oberg - Orchestra and Band Director,
Sterling Community Unit School District  # 5 &
Band Director Rock Valley College


August 9th - Last concert of the season
featuring Barb Lauff - Oboe Soloist and
Director of Orchestras,
Sterling Community Unit School District #5
Sterling     Municipal    Band
Grandon Civic Center Nowand Then
The Jazz Concert is not cancelled.