(Pictured above are the Forest Area Band participants. From left to right: Chris Pedersen, Tessa Korchak, Cheyenne Carbaugh, Zoe Thompson, Allen Johnston, Thomas Cochran, and Bryant Niederriter.)
The annual festival was hosted this year by Eisenhower High School.
In addition to the Forest Area/Sheffield collaboration and Eisenhower Concert Bands, bands from Warren and Youngsville also participated.
The day-long festival began with morning and afternoon rehearsals and then a break for dinner before a concert which began at 7:00 p.m.
Each school played several pieces individually, and then each band director conducted a piece which was performed by the combined ensembles.
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