High School Students To Perform at Youth For Music

High school students from area high schools will perform at the 49th annual Youth for Music event on Saturday, Feb. 2.

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 Washington County, Rock Hills, Southern Cloud, Hoisington, Phillipsburg, Stockton, Clay Center, and Thunder Ridge 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. The band conductor will be Sarah Bernard-Stevens, music instructor at Cloud. Guest conductor for the band will be Daniella Thrasher, Clay Center Community High School, and guest conductor for the choir will be Jon Marquez, from Hastings, Neb., 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.