High school students from area high schools will perform at the 48th annual Youth for Music event on Saturday, Feb. 3.
The concert, which is co-sponsored by Cloud County Community College’s Music Department and Tom’s Music House, will be at 6 p.m. at the Brown Grand Theatre, downtown Concordia. The concert is free and open to the public.
Students from Rock Hills, Osborne, Phillipsburg, Washington County, Stockton, Cheney, Pike Valley, and Southern Cloud will be participating. Membership in the ensembles is determined by the recommendations of high school teachers.
Band students will practice all day on Saturday at the Brown Grand, while the choir participants will rehearse at Cloud County Community College. Conductors will be Sarah Bernard-Stevens and Hannah Draper Burnett, music instructors at Cloud. Guest conductor for the band will be Kelli Burrus, director of music at Osborne High School, and guest conductor for the choir will be Layton Nance, director of choirs at Cheney High School. The public is also invited to attend rehearsals at no charge.
For additional information about Youth for Music, call 785.243.1435, ext. 287.