The 39th annual Northwest Iowa Jr. High/Middle School Honor Band Festival will take place on Saturday Nov. 4, in Storm Lake. Approximately 400 seventh and eighth grade musicians from 50 Northwest Iowa schools auditioned on Oct. 14 for places in one of two equal bands.
The two honor bands will rehearse during the day of the concert and present a concert that evening at 6:30 p.m. in the Storm Lake High School Gymnasium. Admission to the concert is $3 dollars for adults and $2 dollars for students.
Guest conductors for the honor band festival will be Dwayne Johnson from Cedar Falls and Chris Crandell from Indianola. Students from the Cherokee Middle School who are participating in the festival are pictured above.