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44th annual Meistersinger Honor Band Festival

Event Date: February, 02 2014

Event Times: 2:00 pm

Wartburg College will host 200 high school musicians at the 44th annual Meistersinger Honor Band Festival with a concert Sunday, Feb. 2.

Students who excel on their instruments from schools in Iowa, Illinois, Wisconsin and Minnesota will perform at the 2 p.m. concert Sunday in Neumann Auditorium.  It is open to the public and free of charge.

The three bands will be:
·         The Senior High Band (grades 10-12) conducted by Dr. Michael Golemo, director of bands at Iowa State University, will perform works by Girolamo Frescobaldi, Frank Ticheli and John Philip Sousa.
·         The Ninth Grade Band conducted by Rob Medd, band director at Iowa City West High School, will perform works by Vaughn Williams, Philip Sparke and Karl King.
·         The Wartburg College Concert Bands conducted by Dr. Craig Hancock will perform Eric Whitacre’s “Godzilla Eats Las Vegas.”

The concert is the culmination of a two-day festival with rehearsals beginning on Saturday.
Catch the performance at Neumann Auditorium, on the campus of Wartburg College in Waverly.

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