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Feb. 3, 2019—The Missouri Western State University Choral Program will host the sixth annual MWSU High School and Middle School Honor Choirs on Monday, Feb. 10. A day of music education will end with a free concert featuring both choirs, the MWSU Concert Chorale and Chamber Singers at 7 p.m. in the Fulkerson Center.

More than 350 students from 30 area middle and high schools will be on campus for a day of clinics followed by the performances. Dr. Elise Hepworth, professor and director of choral activities and music education, will lead the clinics for the high school choir. Christopher Kurt, vocal music teacher in the Lawrence, Kansas school district, will lead the clinics for the middle school choir.

For more information, contact Dr. Hepworth,

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