BREWER, Maine — The Brewer Music Department will host the Maine Music Educators Association District 6 High School Honors Festival on Thursday, Jan. 31, at the Brewer Performing Arts Center.
Music students totaling 180 from Brewer, Bucksport, Deer Isle/Stonington, Sumner, Woodland, George Stevens Academy, Machias, Washington Academy, Jonesport-Beals, Calais, Narraguagas, and Ellsworth will spend a day rehearsing with either the concert band or chorus.
Selected honors musicians were sent their music in preparation for a day of sharing the gift of music in a positive learning environment. Guest conductors this year are Terry White for the band, and Nathan Mennifield will direct the chorus.
A public concert will be held at 5 p.m. Admission is $3 adult and $2 students. Tickets are available at the door.
The snow date for the event is Friday, Feb. 1.