YORKVILLE BIG BAND
YORKVILLE BIG BAND

Monthly Dances will now be held at the YORKVILLE AMERICAN LEGION.

 

YORKVILLE BIG BAND.....consists of:  Carol Falato, our Mrs. of Ceremony....21 players including two excellent vocalists..... Carolyn Geraci and Dean Potter.

Band Director Rick Falato has earned a Bacholor's Degree in Music Education from VanderCook College and a Master's Degree in Musci Ed. from Roosevelt University in Chicago. Rick's 1st teaching band position was band director for Coal City High School...Illinois. Rick played trumpet in the US Army Headquarter's Band in Atlanta Georgia for two years from 1958 to 1960 After the army gig, he taught instrumental music in the Illinois public school system for 38 years.  Rick's main school was Dempster Jr. High School in Mt. Prospect, IL.  He retired from School District 59 in 1993.  Rick moved to Yorkville, IL. in 1993 and started the 21 piece Yorkville Big Band. The Yorkville Big Band plays for many summer outdoor concerts and has performed twice on the stage of the Aurora Paramont Theatre. 2017  will soon be our 24th season of big band dancing in the Yorkville area.   Our dances are held at the Yorkville American Legion, Yorkville Il. every 3rd Sunday, from Sept. to May, all are invited.

     

Band Director & Founder (1993) Rick Falato   

Yorkville Big Band.....630-465-8543                                       

Our Next Gig........

Oct 15, 2017

Our 24th Year of Big Band Dances in the Yorkville Area.

 

Yorkville Big Band Monthly 3rd Sunday dances from Sept. to May,

This is the 1st dance of our 24th years of big band dancing.

 

Yorkville American Legion, 9054 E. Veterans Pkwy (Rte. 34) Yorkville, Ill 60560

Dance Lesson with Patricia Ray, 6  to 7 pm. 21 piece Yorkville Big Band, 7 to 9:00pm. $10pp. Under 18, $5.

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