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Northern University Concert Band to perform at professional conference <br>

May 2, 2002
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Leonard Upham, Northern University High School Concert Band director, (319) 273-2407
Vicki Grimes, University Marketing and Public Relations, (319) 273-2761

CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The Northern University High School (NUHS) Concert Band of the University of Northern Iowa's Malcolm Price Laboratory School will perform at the 75th annual Iowa Bandmasters Association (IBA) Conference at 4:30 p.m., Thursday, May 9, in the Grand Ballroom of Hotel Fort Des Moines.

In addition, the Concert Band will perform at a pre- IBA conference concert on Monday, May 6 from 8 to 8:45 p.m. in the Butzier Auditorium of Malcolm Price Laboratory school. This performance is free and open to the public.

The NUHS Concert Band was selected from recorded auditions of Class A and Class 1A high schools. Leonard Upham, associate professor of teaching and director of bands at Price Laboratory School, has been directing the NUHS Concert Band since 1989.

The Iowa Bandmasters Association (I.B.A.) is a professional organization for band directors in Iowa's schools, colleges and universities.