|Ten Tyrone Area High School students have qualified for the Pennsylvania Music Educators Association District 6 Chorus Festival to be hosted by the Bellwood-Antis School District February 7-9.
Guest conductor is Dr. John Paul Johnson from the University of Kansas at Lawrence, Kansas.
The 178 participating students have qualified to attend this honors festival through their placement at audition selections. These students represent the over 30 high schools in the Blair, Bedford, Cambria and Somerset counties.
They will re-audition for placement on Wednesday evening, February 6.
If they place within the top 12 of their respective vocal section, they will then qualify for the PMEA Region III Chorus Festival to be held in March in conjunction with the PMEA District 4 schools.
Qualifying Tyrone Area High School students are: Soprano II: Sofia Revolorio; Alto I: Cristina Rodriguez and Laura Thompson; Alto II: Stevie Woodring; Tenor I: Garrett Ray and Derik Cruz; Tenor II: Chris Sipe, RJ Beck and Kenneth Nearhoof and Bass II: Jonathan Harris.
TAHS Choral Director, Catherine Young said, “These 10 students represent not only their school but our community at this prestigious choral festival. They have individually worked very hard to attend. We wish them the very best at Wednesday’s auditions for Regionals.”
There will be a public concert on Saturday, February 9 at 1 p.m. in the Bellwood-Antis High School Auditorium, which the public is invited to attend. Music from various styles and time periods will be performed, from early medieval music through the 21st century.
|First row, from left: Kenny Nearhoof, Cristina Rodriguez, Laura Thompson, Chris Sipe and RJ Beck. Back: Stevie Woodring, Jonathan Harris, Garrett Ray, Sofia Revolorio and Derik Cruz.|