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Three Students Named to All-West Honor Choir

Under the leadership of Frances Miller, First Assembly Christian School choir teacher, three students have been named to the All Southwest Tennessee Junior High Honor Choir, which is sponsored annually by the West Tennessee Vocal Music Education Association. Cadence Cottam, Brody Hatfield, and Josalynn McMorris all earned top spots in this prestigious group. Students will perform at the Cannon Center on Saturday, November 19, at 2 p.m., with the public invited to attend.

Students earn top spots amidst hundreds.

Several hundred students from the area auditioned at Arlington Middle School on Saturday, October 29, 2022. Students sang excerpts from prepared pieces before a panel of judges. They were scored in five categories: tone quality, technical accuracy, diction, musicality, and intonation. The top twenty-five scoring students were chosen from each voice part.

Seated: Cadence Cottam (left) and Josalynn McMorris (right) Standing: Brody Hatfield

Honor Choir will be conducted by renowned chorale director.

Students have been preparing for the last two months. They will have the opportunity to study under Dr. Kari Adams, Assistant Professor of Choral Music Education at the renowned Florida State University College of Music. Dr. Adams will conduct rehearsals on Thursday, November 17, and Friday, November 18, at Bellevue Baptist Church.

The concert will be held at The Cannon Center in Memphis on Saturday, November 19, at 2 p.m. Admission is $5.00, and the public is cordially invited to attend.

Congratulations to Cadence, Brody, and Josalynn! Way to represent FACS well!

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