The Fairbanks North Star Borough School District will be commemorating “Music in OurSchools Month” in March. Below is a list of performances planned around the district to celebrate music education.
February 26 - Fairbanks Young Band Festival (4th – 8th grade) at 6:30 pm at the UAF Patty Center
March 4 – North Pole Area Choir Concert (8th -12th grade) at 7 pm at NPHS
March 5 – Fairbanks Area Band Concert (7th – 12th grade) at 7 pm at Hering Auditorium
March 6 – North Pole Area Orchestra Concert (4th – 12th grade) at 7 pm at NPHS
March 7 – North Pole Area Band Concert (4th – 12th grade) at 7 pm at NPHS
March 7 – Fairbanks Area Orchestra Concert (4th – 12th grade) at 7 pm at Hering Auditorium
March 21 – District Honor Choir Concert at 7 pm at Hering Auditorium
Elementary band directors in Fairbanks have coordinated the first ever Fairbanks Young Band Festival to kick-off the month-long celebration. Over 300 students from 13 Fairbanks elementary and middle schoolshave been working since December to learn music for this collaborative concert. The students will perform five pieces and the concert should last between 30-45 minutes.