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    Dr. Gary Sullivan

    Music Director and principal conductor

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  • 2018 - Genevieve Brown

    Kenneth G. Bloomquist Prize

    The Kenneth G. Bloomquist Prize was established by the Lansing Concert Band in 2011 to recognize and reward an outstanding high school musician in the mid-Michigan area. The award is named in honor of LCB Director Emeritus and former director of bands at Michigan State University, Ken Bloomquist. The $1,000 prize is awarded to the winner, who will also perform with the LCB as a featured soloist on our annual Young Artist''s Concert held on April 28, 2018.

    Previous Bloomquist Prize Winners

    2017 - Aaron Smokowitz, trumpet
    2016 - Justin Best, clarinet
    2015 - Martin Kocev, clarinet

    2014 - Aden Berry, tuba
    2013 - Lydia Roth, flute
    2012 - Diedreanna Potter, harp
    2011 - Jordan Lulloff, saxophone

    Application information

    The competition is open to high school musicians in grades 9–12 during the 2017-18 academic year, enrolled in school from the following counties: Allegan, Barry, Branch, Calhoun, Clinton, Eaton, Genesee, Gratiot, Hillsdale, Ingham, Ionia, Isabella, Jackson, Kalamazoo, Kent, Lenawee, Livingston, Midland, Montcalm, Oakland, Saginaw, Shiawassee and Washtenaw.

    Performers of woodwind, brass, or percussion instruments may apply. Applicants must select a work for their instrument which has an available band or wind ensemble accompaniment and must submit an audio recording of their performance of that selection accompanied by piano, band, or orchestra.

    Performance with the Lansing Concert Band will be April 28, 2018 in a Lansing-area venue. Deadline for application is February 12, 2018.

    Judges’ decisions are final. The winner will be invited to perform their solo selection in concert with the Lansing Concert Band on April 28, 2018. A cash prize of $1,000 will be awarded along with a professional recording of the performance.

    Read more and apply here!

    Questions? Please e-mail us at competition@lansingconcertband.org or call (517) 321-3274.

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Member Calendar 2017-18



Mon Sept 11 - Rehearsal 7:00pm
Mon Sept 18 - Rehearsal 7:00pm
Mon Sept 25 - Rehearsal 7:00pm


Mon Oct 2 - Rehearsal 7:00pm
Mon Oct 9 - Rehearsal 7:00pm
Mon Oct 16 - Rehearsal 7:00pm
Mon Oct 23 - Rehearsal 7:00pm
Sun Oct 29 - Concert, East Lansing HS, 3:00pm, Call time 1:30
Mon Oct 30 - Rehearsal 7:00pm


Mon Nov 6 - Rehearsal 7:00pm
Mon Nov 13 - Rehearsal 7:00pm
Mon Nov 20 - Rehearsal 7:00pm
Mon Nov 27 - Dress Rehearsal, ELHS, 7:00pm 


Sun Dec 3 - Concert, East Lansing HS 3:00pm, Call time 1:30



Mon Jan 8 - Rehearsal 7:00pm
Mon Jan 15 - No Rehearsal, MLK Jr. Day
Mon Jan 22 - Rehearsal 7:00pm
Mon Jan 29 - Rehearsal 7:00pm 


Mon Feb 5 - Rehearsal 7:00pm
Mon Feb 12 - Rehearsal 7:00pm
Mon Feb 19 - No rehearsal, President's Day
Mon Feb 26 - Rehearsal 7:00pm
Tues Feb 27 - Concert, Wharton Center, 10:00am and CPAC, 1:00pm


Mon Mar 5 - Rehearsal 7:00pm
Sun Mar 11 - Concert, ELHS, 3:00pm, call time 1:30pm
Mon Mar 12 - Rehearsal 7:00pm
Mon Mar 19 - Rehearsal 7:00pm
Mon Mar 26 - Rehearsal 7:00pm


Mon Apr 2 - No rehearsal, spring break
Mon Apr 9 - Rehearsal 7:00pm
Mon Apr 16 - Rehearsal 7:00pm
Mon Apr 23 - Rehearsal 7:00pm
Sat. Apr 28 - Concert, East Lansing HS, 7:30pm, Call time 6:00


Commencement Requests
     Thurs May 3 - College of Osteopathic Medicine, Breslin Center, 7:00pm
     Fri May 4 - College of Veterinary Medicine, Wharton Center, 4:00pm
     Thurs May 10 - Lansing Community College, Breslin Center, 7:00pm
     Sat May 12 - College of Human Medicine, Breslin Center, Pre-ceremony at 2:00pm

Mon May 14 - Annual Membership Meeting and Dinner, St. Thomas Aquinas Church,
                       Father Mac Hall. Social hour at 5:30pm, dinner at 6:00pm


All rehearsals are held at Okemos Chippewa Middle School Band Room, unless otherwise noted. 

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