Dr. Michael Stephens, Chadron State College music faculty, conducts a group of high school music faculty during an instrumental reading session. The session was sponsored by Hill Music of Casper, Wyo., and was part of the High Plains Band and Choir Festival at Chadron State College. (Photo by Daniel Binkard/Chadron State College)
High school music students from around the region converged Monday at Memorial Hall for the 41st annual High Plains Band and Choir Festival. Rehearsals and clinics will continue through Tuesday and culminate in two Tuesday evening concerts, one at 5 p.m. and one at 6 p.m. The concerts made be heard here.