Eleven members of the Sulphur Springs High School Choir advanced Saturday from the All Region contest on Saturday, Oct. 5, to the Pre-Area contest in December.
According to SSHS Choir instructor Beth Cole, students learned five very challenging pieces of music chosen by Texas Music Educators Association for the Oct. 5 contest. Their audition at Texas High School Saturday consisted of singing prepared music and sight singing. All students spent endless hours practicing and perfecting their music, Cole stated.
Among the 11 are juniors Bailey Early, Freddy Botello and Haylee Fletcher; sophomores Aidyn Rogers, Jakobe Yarbrough and Rose Marie Oyad; seniors Alex Walker, Layla McCarley, Meredith Hooten and Hope Williams; and freshman Danielle Verlander.
All 11 singers will display their hard work and talent at the All Region concert scheduled to begin at 5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 9, in Mount Pleasant. The concert is free and open to the public, according to Cole.