Southern Delaware School of the Arts students selected to All-State Junior Chorus

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SDSA All-State Junior Chorus members, seated from left: Grace Morris, Brayden Wright and Amber Schaeffer. Standing: Emmette Minor, Luke Collins, Jaiden Vanderhorst and Niko Bird.

SELBYVILLE – Seven students from Southern Delaware School of the Arts in Selbyville have been selected to Delaware’s All-State Junior Chorus, including the top two bass singers in the State of Delaware.

SDSA eighth-graders Emmette Minor and Luke Collins were ranked first and second in the state, respectively, among bass singers who auditioned.

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SDSA eighth-graders Emmette Minor and Luke Collins, both All-State Junior Chorus selections, were ranked first and second in the state, respectively, among bass singers.

Other SDSA students named to the All-State Junior Chorus were Jaiden Vanderhorst (bass), Niko Bird (bass), Brayden Wright (tenor), Amber Schaeffer (alto) and Grace Morris (soprano).

Delaware All-State Junior Chorus is open by audition to seventh- and eighth-grade public, private and parochial students in the State of Delaware who participate in their school choir.

Every year, approximately 350 students audition for the choir and 100-150 are selected to participate.

This year’s guest conductor is Alan C. McClung from the University of North Texas. Mr. McClung is also director of the Cambiata Institute of America for Early Adolescent Vocal Music.

The Delaware All-State Junior Chorus concert will be held on Saturday, Feb. 20 at Dover Central Middle School.

Tickets are $7 and may be purchased at the door.

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