Press Links & Past Performances

Notable Past Performances


  • Pan American Steelband, Iowa PAS Day of Percussion, Pella, IA


  • PASIC Anniv. Mass Steelband, PASIC 50th Anniversary, Indianapolis, IN


  • Moritz/Ferguson Duo, Gebhard Woods Dulcimer Festival, Morris, Il
  • Guest Performer, Montreal International Steelpan Festival, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
  • NIU Steelband Hyde Park Jazz Festival, Chicago, Il
  • NIU Steelband Mathew Tembo World Music Celebration, DeKalb, Il


  • Steelpan Senior Recital NIU, DeKalb, Il
  • Steelpan New Music Recital NIU, DeKalb, Il


  • Illinois World Music Coalition, Illinois PAS Day of Percussion, Bourbonnais, Il
  • Steelpan Graduate Recital, NIU, DeKalb, Il
  • NIU Steelband, 40th Anniversary Concert, DeKalb, Il
  • Ethan Bell Band, Music Under The Stars, Yorkville, Il
  • Ethan Bell Band, Summer Solstice Festival, Yorkville, Il


  • Silver Stars Steel Orchestra, National Panorama Competition, Port of Spain, Trinidad & Tobago
  • Paa Kow Band, City Park Jazz, Denver, Co
  • Paa Kow Band, Santa Fe Bandstand, Santa Fe, NM
  • Paa Kow Band, New West Fest, Ft. Collins, Co
  • Paa Kow Band, Old Town School of Folk, Chicago, IL
  • Pan Rocks Steelband, Percussive Arts Society Int’l Convention, San Antonio, TX


  • Paa Kow Band, World Dance Party, Old Town School of Folk, Chicago, IL
  • Kyle Krause Composition Lecture Guest, Peabody Institute, Baltimore, MD
  •  New Music Recital, Peabody Institute, Blatimore, MD
  • First ever “Jazz Trials,” The Law Office Pub, Yorkville, IL
  • Pastiche Steel Ens., JMHS, Glen Dale, WV
  • Pastiche Steel Ens., Talawanda HS, Oxford, OH
  • Pastiche Steel Ens., Kent State Univ., Kent, OH
  • Pastiche Steel Ens., Residency Kennesaw Univ., Atlanta, GA
  • Pastiche Steel Ens., FSU, Tallahassee, FL
  • Pastiche Steel Ens., New Generations Steel Orchestra, Orlando, FL
  • Special Guest, Waubonsee Comm. College Steelband Concert, Sugar Grove, IL




  • Cliff Alexis Tribute Concert, Harper College Steelbands Harper College, Palatine, IL
  • Mike Schwebke w/ Grupo de Jazz, Fundacion Cultural International Percussion Festival, Rio Negro, Argentina
  • Mike Schwebke Steelpan History Lecture, Fundacion Cultural International Percussion Festival, Rio Negro, Argentina
  • Mario Grimaldo and Miguelito Cruz, Bata y Conga Lecture (assisting), FCP International Percussion Festival, Rio Negro, Argentina
  • Miguelito Cruz w/ Grupo de Jazz (Feat. Mario Grimaldo and Mike Schwebke), FCP International Concert Hall, Rio Negro, Argentina
  • Fundacion Cultural International Percussion Festival Finale Concert, FCP International Concert Hall, Rio Negro, Argentina
  • “Jazz Trials” Anniversary, The Law Office Pub, Yorkville, IL
  • Al O’Connor Memorial Concert, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL
  • Albuquerque Concert Band “On the Mercurial Tides” Concertino World Premiere, El Dorado High, Albuquerque, NM

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