Chip De Stefano


Director, University Wind Ensemble


Phone: (773)702-8484, Main Department Office

Trombonist and conductor Chip De Stefano is currently the Director of Bands at McCracken Middle School in Skokie. Having developed the band program into a nationally recognized ensemble, De Stefano adds to his successes an invitation to perform at the 2006 Midwest Clinic, receipt of the 2006 Sudler Silver Cup from the John Philip Sousa Foundation, and several appearances at the Illinois Music Educators Association All-State Conference and University of Illinois Superstate Concert Band Festival. The ensemble has procured many commissions and touts a CD recording project. De Stefano is a graduate of Northwestern University.