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American Wind Band bids farewell to director at outdoor concert

May 28, 2015 12:14PM ● By Katelyn Nelson

Musical Director, Angelo Iovinelli will direct his final concert on June 5 at 7pm. He will be retiring after fifteen years of service to the American Wind Band. Mr. Angelo became the Associate Conductor of the band in 2000 and the Musical Director in 2009.  During his tenure, he helped establish a scholarship competition to assist area eighth grade and high school students obtain further musical instruction.  The retiring conductor worked diligently to help the band’s successful transition from Oakbrook Terrace to Downers Grove where both the band’s membership and audience have increased in numbers. The concert is free and open to the public.  American Legion Post 80, 4000 Saratoga Avenue, Downers Grove.