Rick Falato Yorkville Big Band Director & Founder 1993
He was the band director for Dempster Junior High School in Mt. Prospect, Il. and after 38 years of teaching, he retired and moved to Yorkville, Il. and formed the 21 piece Yorkville Big Band. In 1993, the band started it's 3rd Sunday of the each month, form September to May, big band dancing in the Yorkville, IL. area. This coming September 2012, will be the 20th year of dancing to the Yorkville Big Band.