This year's featured composer is Iowa's own Elaine Hagenberg, who has written an original piece for the festival. Participants will not only deliver the world premiere performances of this new song, but will also perform other music by the composer during concerts at the end of each day. Each choir will sing individually, then all the choirs will combine for two songs.
Tickets are available for each day. The cost for adults is $10; for students and seniors, it's $5.
Features high school and college groups, including Heartland Youth Choir, Grinnell High School, Central College, Grand View University, and Des Moines Christian School. The concert begins at 7:30 p.m. at Plymouth Congregational Church.
Features singers in grades 4 - 8 with unchanged voices, including singers from Heartland Youth Choir, Urbandale Middle School, Ames Youth Choir, Perry schools, and Walnut Hills Elementary (Waukee). The concert begins at 3:30 p.m. at Plymouth Congregational Church.