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2022 Graceland Winds Honor Band Festival

Date to be announced

Shaw Center | Lamoni, IA 50140

The festival brings together high school instrumentalists from all over the region. Participants in the festival spend two days on Graceland’s beautiful Lamoni, Iowa, campus interacting with Graceland music faculty, nationally renowned clinicians and current Graceland University music students.

Two days of rehearsals, masterclasses and faculty recitals will culminate in a free public concert featuring the Graceland Winds Honor Band and the Graceland Symphonic Band in the iconic Shaw Center. Honor band participants are invited to experience life as a Graceland University student with meals included in our on-campus dining facility, housing in dorms with student hosts available, and social time.

To be announced.

Dr. Christopher Brandt
Graceland University Director of Bands
Flute/Oboe Rebecca Nederhiser, MM University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Clarinet Dr. Jennifer Reeves Union College
High Brass Krista Connelly, MM University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Graceland Winds Honor Band Registration

There is no fee to participate. All meals, on-campus student housing, and a Graceland Winds Honor Band shirt are provided.

Interested students should ask their directors to register by December 7th to secure a spot.



Our 2022 event schedule is being finalized.

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Christopher Brandt, Director of Bands | 641.784.5082