Northwest Iowa Concert & Jazz Bands Spring Show to be held April 15

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(Estherville)-The Northwest Iowa Concert & Jazz Bands will perform their spring concert on Monday evening, KUOO's Becky Thoreson has details:

Northwest Iowa Concert & Jazz Bands Spring Concert to be held April 15 

The Northwest Iowa Concert & Jazz Bands Concert will be held Monday evening in Estherville.

Concert Band Director Rich Nicklay says about 35 musicians are involved in the show.  "The band is made up of adult band players from 13 to 14 communities in Northwest Iowa.  We are based out of Estherville, we rehearse at the Estherville Schools, and we have people in ages from a high school junior, a couple Iowa Lakes students, and then people up into their 70s."

He notes that the concert will feature a wide variety of music.  "On this concert we have two groups.  We have the Concert Band, which I direct, and we also have the Jazz Band, which is directed by Scott Benjamin, who is the owner of Little Swan Lake Winery.  The pieces that the concert band are going to be doing, I like to find always light-hearted pieces, audience pleasers, pieces that will challenge the band a little bit.  The Jazz Band will be doing 4 different tunes."

The Concert will be held at Roosevelt Auditorium starting at 7:30 Monday evening. Admission is free.

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