Tri-State Area Students to Perform in University of Dubuque High School Honor Band Concert

Dec 18, 2019 | University Relations staff

DUBUQUE, Iowa – University of Dubuque’s Department of Fine and Performing Arts will welcome 100 high school musicians from nearly 30 area schools to campus on Thursday, Jan. 16, for the University of Dubuque Honor Band Concert. Students will begin the day with rehearsals at 8:30 a.m. and conclude with a concert at 7 p.m. in John and Alice Butler Hall, Heritage Center.

WHAT:            University of Dubuque High School Honor Band Concert

WHEN:            7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020

WHERE:          John and Alice Butler Hall, Heritage Center, University of Dubuque

TICKETS:        Free, No Ticket Required

The University of Dubuque High School Honor Band Concert is an opportunity for talented band students in grades 9-12 to join together and spend a day making music.

The concert will be under the direction of Cassandra Bechard, director of bands at UD, and Nolan Hauta, director of jazz and athletic bands at UD. The performance is free and open to the public.

High school musicians who were nominated and selected to perform in the University of Dubuque High School Honor Band Concert are from the following 27 area schools:


Beckman Catholic High School, Dyersville

Bellevue Community Schools, Bellevue

Central Community School, Elkader

Central DeWitt High School, DeWitt

Clinton High School, Clinton

East Marshall High School, Le Grand

Easton Valley High School, Preston

Hempstead High School, Dubuque

Senior High School, Dubuque

Union High School, La Porte City

Wahlert Catholic High School, Dubuque

Waterloo West High School, Waterloo

West Central High School, Maynard

West Liberty High School, West Liberty

Western Dubuque High School, Epworth


Belmont High School, Belmont

Deerfield High School, Deerfield

Monona Grove High School, Monona

Watertown High School, Watertown

Waupun Area Junior/Senior High School, Waupun

Wisconsin Dells High School, Wisconsin Dells


East Dubuque High School, East Dubuque

Lanphier High School, Springfield

Lena-Winslow High School, Lena

South Beloit High School, South Beloit


Caledonia Area High School, Caledonia

Zumbrota-Mazeppa Middle/High School, Zumbrota