The Northern Illinois School of Music presents the 2018 Winter Horn Fest Friday, February 2, in the Music Building on the main campus.  This day-long event offers programming focused on high school horn players and will address challenges, issues, and concerns that are specific to intermediate horn players.  The event features the Alloy Horn Quartet in masterclass and recital.

The event is free, but registration is required.  For more information, and to register visit:

Alloy Horn Quartet

Alloy Horn Quartet

Schedule, Friday, February 2:
10:00 a.m. Registration, Welcome and Introduction
10:30 Group Warm Up
11:00 Break-Out Sessions with Alloy Horn Quartet (Choose your clinic)
a. “What is a Modern Career in Music”
b. “Harnessing Your Creativity to Improve Musicianship”
11:45 Horn Choir Mass Reading Session (Led by NIU Conducting Faculty)
12:45 p.m. Lunch/ Gilberts Dining Hall (on your own)
2:00 School of Music Tour and Presentation with Admissions Coordinator Lynn Slater
3:00 Masterclass with the Alloy Horn Quartet
4:00 Closing Recital by Alloy Horn Quartet

This event is free and open to all high school students.

​For more information, contact questions, please email NIU Horn Faculty Kelly Langenberg at or 773-771-8237.