Middle School Honor Band Festival

   Thu, April 11, 2013 @ 07:00 pm - 10:00 pm
    Howard Performing Arts Center


Thursday, April 11
7 p.m., Howard Performing Artcs Center

The South Haven Area Schools Fine Arts Department and Andrews University Department of Music present the Sixth Annual Southwest Michigan Middle School Honor Band Festival Concert.  On Thursday, April 11, 2013, 156 students from area middle schools will participate in this year’s event, rehearsing all day at the Howard Performing Arts Center on the campus of Andrews University.  The culminating concert will take place on the same date at 7 p.m. at the Howard Performing Arts Center. All are invited to attend this free concert.

This year’s event features Alan Mitchell as the guest conductor who will share his talents and expertise with the participants.  Alan Mitchell is an Assistant Professor of Music at Andrews University. His teaching responsibilities include the Wind Symphony as well as music education courses for the Bachelor of Music and Master of Music in Music Education degrees.

Sarah Bopp, Director of Bands for Baseline Middle School in South Haven, serves as the coordinator of this event.  Questions about this event can be directed to her office at 269-637-9689.

   Sarah Bopp