10 Minnetonka Choral Students Picked for State Honor Choirs

In Blog, Community News, Education, Events on December 11, 2014 by Community Expert Team
10 Minnetonka Choral Students Picked for State Honor Choirs

Minnetonka High School (MHS) had a whopping 10 choral students selected to perform in the 2015 American Choral Directors Association (ACDA) of MN State Honor Choirs:

MN 9-10 State Honor Mixed Choir

Sam Henke, ninth-grade
Margaret Wiersum, ninth-grade
Kelsey Bailey, 10th-grade
Bethany Dahl, 10th-grade
Hiro Yamamoto, 10th-grade

MN 9-10 State Honor Women’s Choir

Francesca Torres, ninth-grade
Lauren Dahl, 10th-grade
Jordan Schuster, 10th-grade
Madelyn Smerillo, 10th-grade
Tala Wright, 10th-grade

According to a school district press release, to be selected students from around the state work with their directors to prepare online “blind” auditions. The auditions are scored by a committee a choral directors with specific training and screening skills.

The 10 MHS students and all the others will perform with the state choirs at 5:30 p.m. Feb. 12 at Central Lutheran Church, 333 South 12th St. in Minneapolis. The event is free and open to the public.

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This local update courtesy of your Minnetonka Community Expert.

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