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Local singers to attend Encore! Honors Choir

| July 25, 2014

COSHOCTON – The following area singers have been selected to sing with the inaugural season of Encore! Honors Choir:

Newcomerstown: Lindsey Amore and Mya Cole.

West Lafayette: Jonathan Arnold, Nathan Arnold, John Bordenkircher, CJ  Buckler, Cameron Burkholder, DJ Burkholder, Hayden Burkholder, Ashlynn Carnes, Wes Cochran, Jordan Conner, Cassandra Dolick, Nikki Leasure, Clay Lower, Tyler McCune, Nathan Moses, Jared Norman, Jacob Panteloukas, Kaylee Schoepe, Sam Scott, Victoria Share, Justin Swails, Connor Wheeler, and Evan Youker.

Coshocton: Ellie Brems, Meredith Free, Jacob Heading, Josh Hilgenberg, Maggie Myers, and Jacoby Spang.

Warsaw: Brendan Dickson, MacKenzie Doughty, Garrett Fabian, Sarah Holmes, Sarah Kittner, Seth Kittner, Morgan Lawrence, Corn Lewis, Kassidy Meek, Christa Shutt, Madison Speicher, and Shawn Warren.

They will be some of the 100 high school singers from across the state of Ohio who will sing in the closing concert of the seven-day camp, Aug. 4 – 10.

Encore! Honors Choir will be led by Charles R. Snyder, Coshocton. Mr. Snyder is the director of music at The Presbyterian Church, Coshocton, and music director and conductor of the Coshocton Community Choir, a 100-voice auditioned ensemble he founded in 1971. He also conducts the Coshocton Children’s Choir, a regional choir for young singers in grades 4-8 that he organized in 1987.  In 2002, he created the Coshocton Youth Chorale, a high school ensemble that includes 56 singers from several counties.

After converging at Hallowed Hills Campground in Zanesville on Aug. 4, choir members will spend five days in rehearsals, music workshops, and electives chosen by the singers. Workshops are fifty-minute sessions and include choices from basic musicianship to small performance ensembles. Student elective sessions will allow the singers to browse a variety of interests ranging from “College 101” to yoga, résumés and cover letters. The week-long experience will culminate in a performance for local retirement home residents on Saturday, Aug. 9, and a closing concert on Sunday, Aug. 10. Both are at 2:30 p.m. and are open to the public

The theme for this year’s camp is entitled “Many Voices, One Song,” a musical celebration of the unifying gift of song.

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