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Solo/Ensemble Festival is today
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Section 2A south girls basketball: Heron Lake-Okabena prevails
Iowa girls basketball: Central Lyon falls in first round at state
College basketball: Minnesota West women headed to nationals
State wrestling: Worthington's Carson Hagen ends with a silver
Section 3A south girls basketball: Hills-Beaver Creek upsets Edgerton
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Solo/Ensemble Festival is today
WORTHINGTON — Music instructors Jeanette Jenson and Awan Dwan will host a Solo/Ensemble Festival for fifth-grade band and orchestra students from 2 to 7 p.m. today at Worthington Middle School. The adjudicator for band will be Mike Peterson from Fulda, and the adjudicator for orchestra...
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March 1, 2015
Remember the Hollyhock?
PIPESTONE — The Hollyhock Ballroom opened on a Monday night, July 31, 1933, with the sounds of Al Meinke and his orchestra booming out of the joint. The Hollyhock, located in Hatfield, drew people from all over the region and is a fond memory for folks who grew up between the...
March 1, 2015 - 8:22pm
February 6, 2015
WHS musicians to present 'contest concert' on Monday
WORTHINGTON — More than 250 Worthington High School (WHS) student musicians will put their skills on the line Monday at 7 p.m. when they perform in the annual Region 2AA Large Group Contest Concert. Set in the WHS gymnasium, this free concert will feature the WHS music large groups,...
news / education
February 6, 2015 - 9:44pm
December 23, 2014
Video: Worthington Middle School's Festival of Music
news / education
December 23, 2014 - 1:47pm
October 26, 2014
WHS, WMS orchestras fall concert tonight
WORTHINGTON — A range of musical genres — from hoedowns to Handel — will mark tonight’s fall orchestra concert by 189 string students from Worthington Middle School (WMS) and Worthington High School (WHS). “There is a variety of musical literature on the program,” confirmed...
October 26, 2014 - 8:13pm
May 4, 2014
WHS music groups wrap up year with three concerts tonight, next week
WORTHINGTON — These spring days will ring with a trio of musical offerings that will wrap up the year for several District 518 student music groups. This music-go-round begins at 7:30 p.m. today in the Worthington High School (WHS) gymnasium — incidentally, the site of all...
May 4, 2014 - 9:40pm
March 5, 2014
WHS students to perform concert Tuesday
WORTHINGTON — Although they may not literally pick up their feet and fly, more than 200 Worthington High School (WHS) student musicians do hope to soar in a Tuesday night performance in the school’s gymnasium. That’s because they will sing and play not only for an eager audience...
March 5, 2014 - 9:27pm
February 25, 2014
Fifth-graders shine at WMS music festival
WORTHINGTON — The halls of Worthington Middle School (WMS) were alive with the sound of music Tuesday afternoon, as more than 100 student musicians performed in a solo/ensemble festival for band and orchestra students. Forty-two fifth-grade string students and 60 fifth-grade...
February 25, 2014 - 8:41pm
May 19, 2013
WASO to deliver state premiere of musical
WORTHINGTON -- Thursday evening's spring concert of the Worthington Area Symphony Orchestra (WASO) will make history. The 50 musicians of WASO...
May 19, 2013 - 8:38pm
May 10, 2013
WORTHINGTON - Hundreds of student instrumentalists will toot their own horns--and serenade on their strings--during 2012-13 spring finale concerts...
May 10, 2013 - 4:42pm
August 7, 2012
Stringing along: District 518 orchestra program thrives
WORTHINGTON -- While it may not be news that school orchestras generate less excitement on a weekly basis than, say, high school football teams, the District 518 orchestra program--with a rich 116-year history -- gives community music supporters plenty to cheer about. "We had nearly...
August 7, 2012 - 10:28am
Class of 2012: Anna Tims strings together an activity filled senior year
This is the first story in a four-part series featuring Worthington High School students who will graduate in May. The series will run every other week.
April 7, 2012 - 12:00am
May 15, 2011
Band, orchestra students offer musical spring fling
WORTHINGTON -- Literally hundreds of District 518 student instrumentalists are set to entertain at spring finale concerts this week. First on...
May 15, 2011 - 9:11pm
March 2, 2011
WHS orchestra in University of Iowa music invitational
WORTHINGTON -- The 25 ninth- through 12th-grade members of the Worthington High School (WHS) orchestra traveled south of the border last weekend to participate in the 2011 University of Iowa Orchestra Invitational in Iowa City, Iowa. "This was a blue-ribbon opportunity to hear and...
news / WHS
March 2, 2011 - 8:52pm