Joe Lill is involved in many different
activities and organizations;
to link to them just click below!

Want to email Joe? Click here


Joe Lill's Six of One

An amazingly versatile band!

North Park University

Joe is the Director of Bands at North Park, where
he directs the Jazz Ensemble & Concert Band.


Cathedral Brass

Bruce Daugherty, trumpet
Molly Kelly, trombone
(former member Doug Rosenthal
is pictured above)
Lisa Taylor, horn
Dana Hofer, tuba
Joe Lill, trumpet

Here's a link to us performing "Amazing Grace"
in a 2011 performance. For this piece I'm
playing Chicago Benge #3165.

Jeff Hedberg & C11

Jeff Hedberg & C11 is a 12-piece, Chicago-based
jazz ensemble formed in April 2008. It performs
large ensemble jazz in the West Coast
"Cool" style.
Visible, or mostly visible, in the above shot (taken
at Andy's) are: (left to right)
Darren Scorza,
Rich Moore, Ryan Schultz, Nick Drozdoff,
Mark Colby, Steve Duncan & Joe Lill.


Chicago Audubon Society

Joe is a past president of CAS,
and that's a Baird's Sandpiper,
photographed by Joe on
Chicago's Montrose Beach.

He's also one the list compilers
for the Illinois Ornithological
Society. To access the state list
submission form click here.

Chicago Benge

In August 2007 Joe completed the degree
of Doctor of Music in Trumpet Performance
from Northwestern University; his final
document is entitled "Elden Benge and the
Chicago Benge Trumpet."

If you'd like to hear the final piece on Joe's first D.M.
recital (5/24/06), Dr. Michael Stewart's arrangement
of the Jupiter Theme from "The Planets," click here.


Joe Lill, piccolo trumpet
Matthew Muckey, trumpet 1
Eric Yates, trumpet 2
Bryan McKinney, trumpet 3
Van Parker, horn 1
Virginia Sandstrom, horn 2
Christopher Wall, horn 3

B.J. Hardesty, trombone 1
Greg Wojcik, trombone 2
Jim Lehman, trombone 3
Rita Olsen, euphonium
Michael Hogg, tuba