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Northeast Iowa School of Music offers a number of different performance ensembles that are available to people of all abilities. These groups encompass all instruments and a variety of different musical styles. Each group rehearses weekly and holds at least one performance a term.

See our events/calendar page for upcoming concerts.

New Horizons Band

New Horizons Band is a non-auditioned performance ensemble for adults age 50 and over. Members get to be part of a band, play favorite melodies with exciting band arrangements, meet new people who share a love of music, and have a weekly outing that promotes good health, relaxation, and fun!

Registration is $30 for Fall and $30 for Spring.

Rehearsals for the Spring begin January 11

Where: St. Joseph’s Chapel, Hoffman Hall, Loras College

When: Thursdays, 4:45-5:45

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Heartland Harmony was founded in January, 2019, with the mission of adult women supporting and empowering other women while creating beautiful harmony.  The complex, sweet, and uplifting music we create is then shared with the community in performances throughout the year.  These performances bring joy to the audience and support to community organizations who minister to women in need.

Registration is $30 for Fall and $30 for Spring.

Rehearsals for the Spring begin

Where: Luther Manor Clubhouse, Asbury, Iowa

When: Tuesdays, 6:30-8:00 PM

Register for Heartland Harmony

Dubuque Community String Orchestra

This non-auditioned ensemble is for adults of any age who play a string instrument.

Rehearsals for the Spring begin January 8

***no rehearsals February 19 & 26***

Registration is $30 for the Fall and $30 for the Spring

Where: Straatmeyer Hall, University of Dubuque Heritage Center

When: Mondays, 6:45-7:45

Register for Dubuque Community String Orchestra