NKY youth ensemble leaves for Washington, D.C.

HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, KY (FOX19) - The Northern Kentucky Youth Ensemble is headed to Washington, D.C.

The members boarded their busses at 4 a.m. Friday morning at Northern Kentucky University.

They will be performing at the Kennedy Center on Sunday night for the National Memorial Day concert. After Sunday afternoon's performance, they'll also get to participate in the special military wreath laying ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.

The ensemble is made up of 6th thru 12th graders from 30 local schools. They plan one major trip each year.

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