2017 River Valley Winter Arts Festival-2


Performance groups from Minnesota’s percussion,  hornline, and color guard competition circuits: Minnesota Percussion Association (MPA) and the North Star Circuit (NSC), will compete.



Cadet Experience 2017The 728 Cadets directors are excited to offer a free workshop for students to experience color guard, percussion (battery and front line), winds, and marching. Under no obligation to join, ISD 728 students can try all disciplines of our marching arts programs in one evening. And they’ll receive free admission to the River Valley Winter Arts Festival the next day, Saturday March 18th.

Friday, March 17, 2017
6 – 8:30 pm
Elk River High School


Open to ISD 728 students who have not been previous members, and are current 7th – 12th graders.


 728 Cadets 2016 Production “Dare To Dream”



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