Heartland Honor Bands and Choir Festival
February 12-13, 2016
In its 27th year, the Heartland Honor Bands and Choir Festival showcases high school musicians from Illinois, Kentucky, and Missouri. Guest conductors work with the students in three ensembles: Honor Symphonic Band (grades 11 and 12), Honor Concert Band (grades 9 and 10), and Honor Choir (grades 9-12). On Saturday, the honor ensembles perform a concert in Shryock Auditorium, also featuring the SIU concert Choir and SIU Wind Ensemble. More information and online nomination instructions will be available on this page in early November.