OrchestraFest 2021

December 3, 2021

Location: Midwest Young Artists

878 Lyster Road

Highwood, Illinois

OrchestraFest 2021 is back and ready for another great event for your middle school and elementary school orchestras. Each orchestra will have one hour of stage time for warm up/tuning, performance, and clinic with one of Illinois ASTA’s outstanding clinicians. Join us for this outstanding educational and musical event!


Joanne May, Elmhurst University, retired

Frank Lestina, Vernon Hills High School, retired

COVID protocols:

  • All participants, educators and chaperones must be fully masked. 
  • Each orchestra will have a dedicated direct entrance to the clinic/performance space. 
  • There will be a 30-minute break to clear the venue between each orchestra performance

Each orchestra will receive:

  • One hour of stage time that will include warm up, performance and clinic.
  • Taped comments from a fully vaccinated, amazing clinician.
  • In-person clinic for your orchestra.
  • Presentation plaque for your ensemble  

Registration deadline is October 30, 2021Space is limited!

Illinois ASTA reserves the right to cancel this event should additional COVID restrictions be put in place. Should Illinois ASTA cancel this event, all registration fees will be fully refunded. 

Steve Katz

Devin Godzicki

Orchestra Fest Co-Coordinators

Register for OrchestraFest 2021

Payment will now be completed through an invoice. After you register online, we will send you a payment invoice.

The registration fee is:

$300 for ASTA Members

$400 for non-ASTA members

Mail-in registration forms can be found here

2019 ORCHESTRA FEST Highlights