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NR-S band to debut custom composed piece, "The Steam Powered Rocket"

The New Rockford-Sheyenne High School band is working on a brand new piece of music, "The Steam Powered Rocket," which launches in just eight days.

Dr. Kyle Vanderburg, Assistant Professor of Practice and Composer in Residence at NDSU's Challey School of Music, approached NR-S Band Director Annette Hovey about composing a piece specifically for her band.

Hovey's son Nick, a 2018 graduate of NR-...