Ipswich middle school musicians at music festival
November 6, 2019
Forty-three Ipswich middle school students participated in the 10th annual Northwestern Middle School Music Festival on Oct. 15, 2019 in the Northwestern High Scool.
The Festival included a concert band of 70 middle school musicians and a 180-member mixed chorus. The band and choir members represented 13 area schools.
The festival choir rehearsed and performed under the direction of Beth Hansen, vocal director at Canby High School in Canby, Minn. The band rehearsed and performed under the direction of Renita Elverud, retired director of bands from Lennox Middle Schools.
The day-long rehe...