The Chariton High School Concert Choir has been selected to perform at Carnegie Hall in New York City on President’s Day, Feb. 17, 2020.
The concert they’re performing in is titled, “Who Are the Brave: Music in Honor of President’s Day.” The students will be performing patriotic music as well as American Folk songs.
The choir will be under the direction of Mack Wilberg, who is the music director for the Mormon Tabernacle Choir in Salt Lake City, Utah.
The 23 CHS students attending and performing are: Vivian Bauer, Bailey Shelton, Alex Shelton, Mitch Swarthout, Paige Farrell, Hannah Thatcher, Charlotte Entrekin, Kia Rodgers, Hannah Schlutz, Sammie Zuel, Mac Rich, Trae Hall, Jesse Watkins, Grace Watkins, Chantel Hixson, Alex McGee, Kane Swainey, Joey McDonough, Brooklyn Collins, Delaney Caudill, Logan Caudill, Samantha Dyer and Esther Sundquist.
The CHS Choir was selected for this great honor in November 2018. This is the second time the CHS Concert Choir has been asked to perform at Carnegie Hall in the last four years.
Read the January 16, 2020 edition of the Chariton Herald-Patriot for the rest of the story.