On Sunday, March 4, students from schools throughout Poway Unified School District (PUSD) will come together for the PUSD Middle School Orchestra Festival. The concert, held at Poway Center for the Performing Arts, will include advanced string orchestras from Mesa Verde Middle School, Bernardo Heights Middle School, La Jolla Country Day Upper School, Meadowbrook Middle School, Rancho Bernardo High School, and Twin Peaks Middle School. The event will run from 6 to 9 p.m.

Dana Zimbric, Music Director of the California Chamber Orchestra, will adjudicate the festival, which is hosted by PUSD Orchestra Director and event founder Ulli Reiner.

The festival is free and open to the public. Contact Reiner for more information at ureiner@powayusd.com.