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New Hanover County Schools Elementary and High School Singers

Selected to Participate in State Honors Chorus Concerts

New Hanover County Schools is pleased to announce that 24 students have been selected to participate in a 2012 North Carolina Honors Chorus, sponsored by the North Carolina Music Educators Association (NCMEA).  Seventeen NHCS elementary students have been chosen to participate in the Honors Elementary Chorus, and seven high school students will represent NHCS in the Honors High School Chorus. 
Selected via a rigorous recorded audition, singers will now prepare for their concerts to be presented on Sunday, November 11th, during the NCMEA Annual Conference at the North Carolina School of the Arts’ Stevens Center for the Performing Arts in Winston-Salem. The elementary concert will begin at 12 noon and will be directed by guest conductor Dr. Angela Broeker, Director of Choral Studies at the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, Minnesota.   The high school choral concert will be at 3:00 p.m. and will be directed by guest conductor Dr. Elena Sharkova, Artistic Director of the Symphony Silicon Valley Chorale. The following students have been selected to participate in the North Carolina Elementary Honors Chorus:
Anderson Elementary: Cheyne Ford, Jeremy Mathews-Music Teacher             ; Castle Hayne Elementary: Aubreyelle Arrington, Maya Cowan, Wyatt Johnson, Catherine Charles, Music Teacher; Codington Elementary: Lena Delo, Victoria Farrow, Elissa Hall, Jessica Hoadley, Emmalee Hutchinson, Carter Walters, Mary Tyndall-Music Teacher; Eaton Elementary: Nelan Sawhill, Carly Kanzler, Music Teacher; Holly Tree Elementary: Daniel Cheng, Kevin Dai, Abigail Smith, Susan Gardner-Music Teacher; Ogden Elementary: Zaida Marquis, Keaton Wilson, Tenneyson Wnek, Lynn Stemke-Music Teacher.
The following students have been selected to participate in the North Carolina High School Honors Chorus: Ashley High School: Luke Theodorakis, Jennifer Sugerik – Chorus Teacher; Hoggard High School: Taylor Hamlet, Lily Radack, Tyler Niggel, Lauren Lisinski, Abby Bowman, Bradley Barefoot, Benjamin Horrell – Chorus Teacher.