The 33rd annual Northwest Iowa Junior High/Middle School Honor Band Festival will be held on Saturday, Nov. 4 in Storm Lake.
Approximately 450 seventh and eighth grade musicians from 50 northwest Iowa schools auditioned on Oct. 14 for places in one of two equal bands. These two honor bands will rehearse during the day of Nov. 4 and present a concert that evening at 7 p.m. in the Storm Lake High School gymnasium. Admission for the concert is $2 for adults and $1 for students.
Guest directors for the honor band festival will be Darlene O'Brien, middle school band director from Boone and Dr. Larry Mitchell, Director of Bands at the University of South Dakota in Vermillion.