On Sunday April 26th, The Eddyville Blakesburg Fremont Concert Band competed in the Worlds of Fun Festival of Music in Kansas City, Missouri. The EBFHS Band placed 1st in class 2A competition. The judges for the festival were Myron Welch from the University of Iowa, James Curnow, famous composer and educator, and John Locke from the University of North Carolina. There are 66 students in the concert band this year and they are directed by Joe Overton. Bands from 7 different states compete in this festival. This year, the band performed Shenandoah by Frank Ticheli and Fate of the Gods by Steven Reineke This is the 4th time that the EBFHS Concert Band has placed 1st at this competition. The band will be in concert with the fabulous EBFHS Choir on Tuesday May 5th at 7:00. The band and choir will compete at the State Large Group Contest at Mid-Prairie High School on Saturday May 9th. The choir performs at 9:30 and the band performs at 10:20.
Story By Joe Overton