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Northshore Honor Band

Guest Conductor (9-10 Band)

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Brian Logan has led band programs, from grade school through college, for more than four decades.  Upon retiring from Wheeling HS in District 214, Mr. Logan worked for VanderCook College of Music, creating their One City Jazz Program for underserved Chicagoland students.  He also worked with the Chicago Public Schools Advanced Arts Program. While in District 214, Mr. Logan led the Wheeling High School wind ensemble to four performances at the Music for all National Concert Band Festival and numerous performances at U of I’s Superstate Concert Band Festival.  Mr. Logan’s Jazz Ensembles performed at The Midwest Clinic numerous times and toured Europe twice, with performances at the Umbria and Montreux Jazz Festival’s, among others.  Mr. Logan has been awarded the John Paynter Lifetime Achievement Award from Quinlan and Fabish Music, the Illinois Band Master of the Year Award from Phi Beta Mu and the District 214 Friend of the Arts Award.  Mr. Logan’s work has been recognized by the United States Congress, Illinois State Senate, Township High School District 214, Wheeling High School, East Maine School District 63, and the Village of Wheeling, IL.  The National Band Association has awarded Mr. Logan 19 “Citation of Excellence” awards.  He also received a Paul Harris Fellow from the Rotary Foundation International. Mr. Logan was selected as the SBO Magazine State Representative in their “50 Directors That Make a Difference” issue, and received the Mr. Holland’s Opus Award from Bob Rogers Travel.  He is also the recipient of VanderCook College of Music’s Distinguished Alumni Award. Mr. Logan received a Bachelor of Music Education from VanderCook College of Music and a Master of Educational Administration from Northeastern Illinois University.  He is a member of ILMEA, NAfME, NBA, JEN, and is also an active clinician and guest conductor.


1.  Rocketship, Kevin Day

2.  Mazama, Jay Chattaway

3.  Resplendent Light, Tyler Grant

4.  Quicksilver, William Owens

MazamaArtist Name
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Resplendent LightArtist Name
00:00 / 05:40
QuicksilverArtist Name
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