IHS hosts state band

Hundreds of high school students came to Iola this week for a state band music festival for large ensemble bands and choirs. Iola's band students, by the way, got a I rating, which is the highest level.



April 15, 2022 - 2:06 PM

Iola High School band students practice before their state performance. IHS hosted the event. The band received a I rating. Photo by Vickie Moss / Iola Register

Nearly 1,000 high school students visited Iola on Wednesday as the school hosted a state music contest.

Iola High School had a rare opportunity to serve as host for the Kansas State High School Activities Association’s large music ensemble state contest. 

It included mixed choirs, treble choirs, tenor and bass choirs, bands and orchestras. In all, students from 21 schools offered 33 performances.

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