March is Music in Our Schools Month

March is Music in Our Schools Month The Vermillion High School Department of Music has announced its 2001 Music in Our Schools Month events. VHS Bands in Concert will be Monday, Feb. 26 at 7:30 p.m. in the high school gymnasium. The concert will feature music performed by the VHS Symphonic Winds.

The following Sunday, March 4, members of the Symphonic Winds and Concert Choirs will be performing at the 11th annual Evening with the VHS Music Stars. This event features soloists and performing groups from the SDHSAA Region I solo and ensemble contests. Tickets for Evening with the Stars are $10, and may be purchased at Nook 'n Cranny, Davis Pharmacy or from any VHS music student.

The next night, Monday, March 5, VHS Choirs in Concert will feature selections performed by the VHS Concert Choirs. The concert will begin at 7:30 p.m. in the high school gymnasium. Admission for both concerts is free and everyone is invited to attend.

The band will be at the SDHSAA Region I Instrumental Solo and Ensemble Contest March 7 at USD.

VHS Jazz-One, Rhythm in Red show choir and Jazz Choir will be performing March 14 at the Coyote Jazz Festival at USD, and at the Northeast Jazz Festival in Norfolk, NE on March 28.

Rhythm in Red will also be at the Westwood Festival on March 17. For more information, contact the Vermillion High School Department of Music at 677-7035.

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