Kirsten Corneilson (Alto II) and Abbi Stoltzfus (Alto II) were chosen for and recently attended the Region V Chorus Festival held at Hamburg Area High School on March 21-23, 2013. This was a 3 day festival involving 200 singers from Region V. The guest conductor was Dr. William Cutter, Director of Choral Programs at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Additionally, Kirsten Corneilson (Alto II) and Abbi Stoltzfus (Alto II) were selected, through auditions, to be a part of the Pennsylvania All-State Chorus. The All-State Chorus Festival will take place in Erie, Pennsylvania on April 17-20, 2013. This festival will be attended by the best high school singers from around the the state of Pennsylvania. The conductor for this festival is Dr. Steven Sametz from Lehigh University and the chorus will present a concert on Saturday, April 20 at the Warner Theater in Erie.
Being chosen for these festivals not only reflects musical talent, but also a willingness to put in much time and effort preparing the music. It is a great honor for both Kirsten and Abbi to be a part of these chorus festivals!