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Forum staff reports, Published January 02 2013

North Dakota Army Band to play ‘Music in Schools’

FARGO – The North Dakota National Guard’s 188th Army Band will begin the New Year rocking schools across southeastern North Dakota.

From Jan. 7-9, three ensembles from the band will perform in 15 schools. The biennial “Music in Schools” Tour features popular music, lights and fog machines while incorporating student interaction.

The three performance groups on the tour include Three Time Rule and Blues in Green, both variety bands, and Clarion of Freedom, a ceremonial band.

While students are the focus of the tour, schools in LaMoure, Lisbon and Wahpeton will open the shows to the public.

The tour will make stops in Montpelier, Wahpeton, Valley City, Marion, Buffalo, Wyndmere, Jamestown, Milnor, Lisbon, Enderlin, Hankinson, Oakes, Lidgerwood, West Fargo and LaMoure.