IUP to Host PMEA District 3 Elementary/Middle School Bandfest

Posted on 3/11/2009 10:54:04 PM

On Friday, March 13, the IUP Department of Music is hosting the PMEA District 3 Elementary/Middle School Bandfest.

This will bring together 250 sixth-, seventh-, and eighth-grade band students from approximately fifty area schools to Fisher Auditorium for a day of music making, culminating with an evening concert at 7:00 p.m. in Fisher.

Guest conductors will be Dr. Susan Creasap of Morehead State University, and Mr. Christopher Hornick, retired band director from the Connellsville Area schools. Dr. Laura Ferguson is the IUP host and coordinator of the Bandfest.

Visitors may observe rehearsals in Fisher during the day. Rehearsal will be held on Fisher Stage and in the seconnd floor rehearsal room from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. and from 2:00 to 5:00 p.m.