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GCMS and GCHS CHOIRS SCORE DISTINGUISHED!

Congratulations to the GCHS Chamber Choir upon their DISTINGUISHED rating at the KMEA State Choral Assessment held Wednesday, March 23, 2016! This is a super talented group of kids who have worked hard for this distinction!  The Chamber Choir is under the direction of Mrs. Faith Clifton.

Not to be outdone, on Thursday, March 24, 2016, the GCMS 7th and 8th grade choir, under the direction of Mrs. Jessica Proffitt, brought home their own DISTINGUISHED honors!   The 7th & 8th Grade Choir performed two pieces for the assessment:  "The Journey", arranged by Joseph M. Martin, and "Cantate Canon" by Donald Moore.  The ensemble worked very hard perfecting their performance which was scored by three judges on their overall performance, tone, technique, interpretation, and difficulty of selection.  There was also a sight-reading component included in their overall score.  The KMEA assessment event was hosted at the First Baptist Church of Cold Spring.

Congratulations to all of our choir students and their directors on a job well done!

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If you'd like to hear them perform, the Chamber Choir will be presenting "Braves on Broadway" on Tuesday, March 29, starting at 7:00. This is a special concert of student performances of Broadway show tunes. They each choose a song, present the show’s synopsis, and perform in costume. This year’s performances include solos, duets, small ensembles, and great choreography.  Admission is free.

Performances include:
-“Popular” from Wicked by Lorynne Klette and Katlynn Nickell
-“On My Own” by Bethany Vance and “I Dreamed a Dream” by Sarah Vance from Les Miserables
-“Don’t Rain on My Parade” from Funny Girl by CJ Verbeck,
-“All I Ask of You” by Nathan Witte and “All I Ask of You” by Sarah Vance and Nathan Owens from Phantom of the Opera
-“You’ll Be in My Heart” from Tarzan: The Musical by Cassidy Lacey
-“Footloose” from Footloose by Caitlin Adkins, Haley Neyer, Taylor Hanlin, Stephen Phillips, Bryan Stoneciper, John Gear, Shawn Hedger
-“You’re Never Fully Dressed Without a Smile” from Annie by Kaitlynn Nickel, Carley Thomas, Haley Webster, Katherine Jouette, Hayley Cull, Inga Phillips
-“The Dentist Song” by Robert Freeman, “Suddenly Seymore” by Noah Gregory and Bethany Vance from Little Shop of Horrors
-“Honey, Honey” from Mama Mia by Sierra Egan and Elisa Nelson
-“New Girl in Town” from Hairspray by Savannah Lewis, Madisyn Tucker and Saige Roundtree
-“Johanna” from Sweeny Todd by Victor Michael Brown
-“With You” from Ghost by Annelise Kinsey
-“Anything You Can Do I Can Do Better” from Annie Get Your Gun by Joy Evans and Robert Freeman
-“No More” by Jaxston Mitchell and Sam Carey-Fulton and “I Know Things Now” by Katherine Jouette from Into the Woods
-“Seasons of Love” from Rent by The Seniors of Chamber Choir

Come and enjoy!

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