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CHS Wind Ensemble Invited to Perform in National Festival
The Cuthbertson High School Wind Ensemble has been invited to perform at the 2015 Music for All National Festival, presented by Yamaha, the nation’s most prestigious festival for school instrumental music ensemble. The 24th annual Festival will take place in Indianapolis, March 12-14, 2015. The Music for All National Festival brings together the nation’s finest school music ensembles. The Wind Ensemble is under the direction of Todd Ebert and was selected to perform by a panel of esteemed music educators by recorded audition.
Music for All is one of the nation’s largest and most influential organizations advocating in support of music education. The Festival comprises the National Concert Band Festival, Sandy Feldstein National Percussion Festival, Middle School National Music Festival, Chamber Music National Festival and three national honor ensembles: the Honor Band of America, the Jazz Band of America, and the Honor Orchestra of America.
The CHS Wind Ensemble is one of 40 high school and middle school concert band and percussion ensembles from across the nation selected to perform at the 2015 Festival. They will perform in concert, be evaluated by renowned music educators and participate in master classes and special events. Concert bands and percussion ensembles for the 2015 Festival come from Alabama, Arizona, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Missouri, North Carolina, New Hampshire, New Jersey, Nevada, Texas, Utah, Virginia and Washington.
Festival and ticket information will be available at www.musicforall.org or by calling 800-848-2263.
Written by: Paula White
Posted: Aug 28, 2014 by Paula White