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Four Elkhorn Valley students were selected to participate in Hawkfest, a new music festival at Northeast Community College in Norfolk.
Angel Qualset, Mitchell Petersen, Christian Yaw and Amaya Smith were selected for the festival’s honor choir.
Hawkfest will be held Monday, Oct. 22 and will feature more than 80 students from 17 area high schools.
The honor band will be under the direction of Kevin McLouth, director of instrumental studies at Northeast, while the honor choir will be led by Stewart Cramer, Northeast’s director of vocal activities.
They will rehearse throughout the day and give a public performance of their work at 5:30 p.m. in the Lifelong Learning Center on Northeast’s Norfolk campus. The performance is free and open to the public.
Participating high schools include Battle Creek, Columbus Lakeview, Elkhorn Valley, Neligh-Oakdale, Norfolk, O’Neill, Osmond, Orchard, Pender, Pierce, Plainview, Randolph, St. Edward, Shelby-Rising City, Wakefield and Winside.