Applications for state band, orchestra, choral programs due March 11

BISMARCK — Gov. Doug Burgum is encouraging school, community and church bands and choirs across North Dakota to apply to serve in the Governor’s Official State Band/Orchestra Program and Choral Program for 2019.

Applicants will be selected based on musical talent, achievement and community involvement.

The band/orchestra and chorus may be invited by the governor to perform at official state functions held throughout the year, including the State of the State Address.

Interested groups should submit an application, references and a musical recording to the Office of the Governor by Monday, March 11. The Governor’s Band/Orchestra Program and Governor’s Choral Program will be announced in late March.

Complete the application and provide materials at https://www.governor.nd.gov/governor’s-chorus-and-bandorchestra-program-application.