The Band will be conducted by its new Music Director, Mark A. Taylor. Mark A. Taylor comes to the Waukegan Band with an outstanding background as he has been the Music Director and Conductor of the nationally award-winning Milwaukee Festival Brass for three seasons. A conductor, educator, and performer in demand throughout the Great Lakes region, Mr. Taylor served five years as director of bands and coordinator of ensembles at Loyola University Chicago prior to beginning his doctoral studies. He was also a member of the music education faculty for the Chicago College of Performing Arts at Roosevelt University.
The Waukegan Band presents free concerts with free parking Tuesday nights beginning June 7, 2016 until August 9, 2016, with the exception of Tuesday, July 5, 2016. The summer performances begin at 7:30 pm on the lakefront, overlooking the harbor and beach. Bring a lawn chair and relax in comfort on the beautiful lakefront while listening to the music of local Lake County musicians.