Audiences were entertained by the GBMS 8th Grade performance choir, consisting of students from the 8-1, 8-2 and 8-3 cores, Monday, Jan. 9, at the Great Bend High School auditorium.
The performance choirs are made up of students who excel in vocal music and want to showcase their skills. Under the direction of Max Chamberlain and accompanied by Abby Hammeke, the groups performed “Elijah Rock!” and “Didn’t My Lord Deliver Daniel” by Roger Emerson and “The Water is Wide” by Luigi Zaninelli. Featured soloists from 8-1 were Emma Mayhill, Paige Koehn, Lillian Fellers and Christine Shaffer; from 8-2: Nicholas Wornkey, Ashton Ramsey, Shana McHenry and Hannah Serna and from 8-3 were Gavin Young, Kyler Feist, Austin Moore, Cecillia Holbrook, Raina Garrard, Elcy Gonzales and Tatum Sander.
“I am very proud of these students,” Chamberlain said after the concert. “They have worked hard this year and their performances tonight showed how talented they are.”
The 7th Grade performance choirs will be showcased Monday, Jan. 16, at the Great Bend High School Auditorium starting at 6:30 p.m.