FORT WAYNE, Ind. (www.incnow.tv) - Thousands of music lovers are in town over the next few days for professional development and a series of concerts.
Indiana Music Educators Association Professional Conference will run Thursday through Saturday at the Grand Wayne Convention Center. It's the third straight year Fort Wayne has hosted the statewide assembly.
Also during the convention, more than 20 different choirs will perform around Fort Wayne.
"To see the faces of the children when they go into the Embassy aand realize they're going to perform on that stage is really worth a lot," IPFW music education director Barbara Resch, M.D.E., says.
Here are a list of concerts, as provided by the IMEA:
·7:30 PM Luther College Nordic Choir (Holy Cross Lutheran Church)
·10:30 AM Brownsburg Middle School Choir (1st Presbyterian Church)
·University of Evansville Wind Ensemble (Convention Hall C)
·1:15 PM Eisenhower Choir (1st Presbyterian Church)
·2:15 IMEA All-State Elementary Choir (Embassy Theatre)
·2:30 PM University of Evansville University Choir (1st Presbyterian Church)
·2:30 PM Indiana All-State Jazz Ensemble and Combo (Allen County Public Library Theatre)
·3:00 PM IMEA All-State Middle School Choir (Embassy Theatre)
·4:00 PM Goshen College Women's World Choir (1st Presbyterian Church)
·Pendleton Heights High School Wind Ensemble (Convention Hall C)
·7:30 PM Mr. Jack Daniels' Silver Cornet Band (Embassy Theater)*
·9:30 AM Indiana Junior High All-State Band (Embassy Theatre)
·9:30 AM Zionsville Middle School Orchestra (Convention Hall C)
·11:00 AM Richmond High School Orchestra (Convention Hall C)
·11:30 AM IMEA Honor Band (Embassy Theatre)
·11:30 AM Ball State University Chamber Choir (1st Presbyterian Church)
·1:00 PM Creekside Middle School Band (Convention Hall C)
·2:00 PM Indiana All State Orchestra (Embassy Theatre)
·2:30 PM Kettering HS Eleventh Hour Jazz Choir (Allen County Public Library Theater)
·Indiana Wesleyan Wind Ensemble (Anthony Wayne Ballroom)
·5:00 PM Indiana All State Choir (Embassy Theatre
Some events may request a freewill donation.
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