For Immediate Release:
May 8, 2018, (La Porte City, Iowa) On May 4th, the major UHS music ensembles traveled to Marion High School to perform at the State Large Group Music Festival. This is the annual culmination of the hard work the students put in during the year. Both the Concert Band, under the direction of Mike Bistline, and the Concert Choir, under the direction of Tim J. Mitchell received straight Division I ratings from all three of their judges. Out of 40 possible points, the concert choir earned 2-39’s and 1-38 for their presentation. The concert band received a 36, 37, and 38. This was an outstanding way for the groups to finish off their outstanding year of performances. Both ensembles will be performing at the UHS Graduation ceremony on May 20th.