More than 600 middle school and high school students from more than 40 school districts across Northwest Ohio will participate in the annual Ohio Music Education Association (OMEA) District 1 Honors Festival Sunday, February 12 at the Stranahan Theater in Toledo.
The students were selected through either an audition or application process to participate in these high caliber orchestra, band or choral ensembles conducted by special guest clinicians.
Edon students who are performing include Thor Dunkle, Hunter Hodapp, Melody Nofziger, Alyssa Lautzenhiser, Tiara Mills, and Trinity Altaffer.
The middle school honors orchestra, choir and band performances will begin at 2:30 p.m. At 7 p.m., the high school honors orchestra, choir and band ensembles will perform.
The concert is free and open to the public.
OMEA District 1 is comprised of all schools from Defiance, Fulton, Henry, Lucas, Williams and Wood counties.
The festival is co-chaired by Eric West of Defiance City Schools and Kristen Woodard of Evergreen Local School District.