HOT SPRINGS – The Hot Springs High School music department had five students selected to participate in the High Plains Band & Choir Festival that will take place in Chadron, Neb. on Monday and Tuesday, Feb. 6 and 7, 2017.
Students had to audition in November. Students were selected based on the audition only.
Students selected for the High Plains Band and Choir Music Festival participate in two days of rehearsals and activities culminating in a concert at the end of the second day at Chadron State College located in beautiful northwest Nebraska. Ensembles include an Honor Band and Honor Choir (SATB).
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While students are in rehearsal, directors have the opportunity of attending reading sessions and clinics that focus on their areas of teaching expertise.
This year, we are pleased to announce that our guest conductor for the Honor Band will be Dr. Kenneth Steinsultz, Director of Bands at the University of Evansville. The conductor for the Honor Choir will be our very own Dr. Joel Schreuder.