The Storm Lake High School and Middle School jazz ensembles have been chosen to participate in the 34th annual Morningside College Tri-State Jazz Festival Thursday and Friday, Feb. 2-3 in Sioux City. Frank Hoskins will direct the high school musicians, Holli Safley leads the middle schoolers in this competition involving nearly 60 groups. Winners advance to the Iowa High School Jazz Championships.
The event culminates in a concert by The Headliners, Feb. 2 at 8 p.m. in Eppley Auditorium. The Morningside Jazz Band plays the next night at 8. Both shows are open to the public.