ARKADELPHIA – IFest, a conference for Arkansas Baptist student instrumentalists, has been scheduled for May 4-5 on the campus of Ouachita Baptist University in Arkadelphia.
The two-day event, which is sponsored by the Arkansas Baptist State Convention in conjunction with Ouachita Baptist University, will include a large ensemble instrumental experience and will conclude with a concert performance May 5 in Ouachita’s Jones Performing Arts Center Auditorium.
Craig Hamilton, chairman of the music education department at Ouachita, will serve as conductor.
Students must be recommended by church leaders or band directors to attend iFest. Selection will be based on the individual student’s musical experience, as well as comments provided by the recommending official.
Students are responsible for providing their instruments, sticks and mallets. Percussion equipment will be provided.
Nominations must be postmarked by Friday, April 13. Participants will receive notification through their sponsors by email April 20.
For more information, including costs, nomination forms, brochures, audition material, directions and area hotels and restaurants, go to www.absc.org/music or contact Nancy Rose at 800-838-2272, ext. 5121, or email@example.com.