Record Number Selected for All-State Music Festival
Twenty Six Waukee High School chorus members, seven band members and three band member alternates were selected to participate in the 2012 Iowa All-State Music Festival.
The 2012 All-State Music Festival will celebrate the 66th anniversary of this prestigious event.
District auditions for the 279-piece All-State Band, 198-Piece All-State Orchestra and 601-member All-State Chorus were held October 20 at Storm Lake, Hampton, Manchester, Harlan, Indianola and Fairfield. Approximately 17% of the students who audition are selected for the All-State ensembles. Participants will rehearse in Ames on November 16 and 17 and the Festival Concert will be presented at 7:30 p.m. in Hilton Coliseumin Ames on Saturday evening, November 17. Iowa Public Television will record the concert for rebroadcast scheduled for November 26 at 7:00 p.m.
Tickets for the All-State Concert are $18.00 each, and all seats are reserved. Tickets can be purchased through Ticketmaster at 1-800-745-3000