• WPT Airs State Honors Concerts

NOTE TO EDITORS:

To identify students selected for the WSMA High School State Honors Project in your circulation area, please refer to the student roster (PDF). Schools and cities are listed in zip code order for easy reference. 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact:

Phone: 608-850-3566

Web: www.wsmamusic.org

WAUNAKEE, WI (February 15, 2013) -- Wisconsin Public Television (WPT) has partnered with WSMA in a new multi-year project called "Young Performers Initiative" and will kick off the series with a one-hour program highlighting the 2012 High School State Honors Band, Orchestra and Choir concerts. Tune in to this special broadcast on Sunday, February 24 at 3 p.m. (Milwaukee area) and Monday, Febuary 25 at 8 p.m. (other areas of the state). Check local listings for the WPT channel in your area. The concerts will air again on Thursday, February 28, 11 p.m. on WPT; Monday, March 4, 9 p.m. on The Wisconsin Channel; Tuesday, March 5, 12 a.m. on The Wisconsin Channel. Watch for more announcements to come on Young Performers Initiative at www.wsmamusic.org and www.wpt.org

 
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Wisconsin School Music Association (WSMA) is a service organization with more than 1,000 member public and private schools. Each year, more than 100,000 students participate in over 220,000 events for WSMA activities, including District and State Music Festivals, Concert Festivals, State Honors Music Project, State Marching Band Championships, Launchpad and Student Composition Project. WSMA, headquartered in the Wisconsin Center for Music Education, is governed by a board of directors made up of superintendents, principals and other officers from all over the state. WSMA believes music is a basic human need and that all children have the right to experience all that music offers them.