Phi Beta Mu

XI Chapter, Illinois

The International Bandmasters Fraternity

Our next annual meeting will be held on January 31st, 2020, at 11:30 a.m. at the Packard Plaza Hotel in Peoria, coinciding with the ILMEA convention. Current members will receive a mailing in mid October with information regarding nominations for new members and this year’s Hall of Fame inductee. The names of prospective new members should be held in strict confidence and returned to the Chapter President no later than December 1st, 2019. A second mailing in early December will contain the meeting agenda, the names of those nominated for new membership, dues notification, and a request to RSVP for the meeting.


Congratulations to our newest members:

  • Daniel Farris, Director of Athletic Bands, Northwestern University
  • William Goetz, Troy Middle School, Joliet
  • Melissa Gustafson-Hinds, O'Fallon High School
  • Phillip Hash, Music Ed Coordinator, Illinois State University
  • Justin Johnson, Niles West High School
  • Anthony Marinello, Illinois State University
  • Rachel Maxwell, Traughber Jr. High School, Oswego
  • Stephanie San Roman, Oswego High School
  • James Stombrees, St. Charles North High School, retired
  • Daniel Valkema, Plainfield Central High School, retired