The Eastern Iowa Brass Band is proud to announce the winner of their 2014 Young Artist Competition.
Nathanael Schatz has been selected as the high school division winner. Nathanael is a 11th grade trumpet player at Stephen Hempstead High School. His winning audition on Philip Sparke’s “Song and Dance” will be featured in the bands subscription series concert on April 26th. Along with a featured solo performance with the band, Nathanael will receive a $250 music scholarship from the Eastern Iowa Brass Band and a gift card from West Music.
A few of Nathanael’s musical accomplishments include:
- Selected to First Chair of the Iowa All State Orchestra in 2013
- Selected to First Chair, First Cornet Iowa All State Band in 2012
- Selected to NEIBA Honor Band in 2010 and 2011
- Selected to IBA Honor Band in 2010
Please show your support of this wonderful young artist by attending the concert in the Mount Vernon District Auditorium on April 26th at 7:30pm.
The competition is divided into a high school division and a collegiate division. Complete rules, application forms, and details are available on the “Young Artists Competition” portion of our website. click here
If you cannot attend one of our upcoming holiday concert performances, you can still enjoy the concert LIVE on your computer or mobile device! Lisbon High School will live stream our concert from their gymnasium at 2pm on Sunday, December 15th. The live stream will be available on our “Bandroom Camera” page (Click the Gallery tab) or use this link: Bandroom Camera
The EIBB is pleased to announce a 2nd Christmas concert performance!
The EIBB has been invited to perform a concert at 2pm in the Lisbon Lions Den (Lisbon’s large gym) at 235 West School Street on Sunday, December 15th.
Tickets for the concert are $10 adults and $4 students. A portion of the proceeds will go towards the Lisbon music boosters.
The EIBB will share the stage with the state champion jazz band from Lisbon and the brass players from the jazz band will join us on our sing-along selections.
Plan to attend and support the Lisbon music boosters!