Students Selected for 2021 St. Louis Metro District Choir

Twelve MICDS Upper School singers were selected by audition to perform with the 2021 St. Louis Metro District Choir.

The blind audition consisted of each student performing a 90-second prepared vocal solo, followed by a round of key signature identification and the completion of two challenging sight-singing exercises.

Congratulations to:

  • *Annabelle Abramov ’22, Soprano
  • *Sebastian Ashman ’22, Tenor
  • *Lauren Douglas ’22, Alto
  • *Ben Iken ’24, Bass
  • *Samantha Iken ’22, Alto
  • Intisar Iqbal ’24, Bass
  • *Alizeh Jawaid ’23, Alto
  • Isaac Angelo Layugan ’22, Bass
  • *Gabe Probst ’22, Bass
  • Livi Thomas, ’23, Soprano
  • Kate Williamson ’24, Alto
  • Ittmum Zahir ’22, Bass

*In addition to being named to the district choir, seven students scored in the top 20 of their respective voice part, making them eligible to audition for the 2022 Missouri All-State Choir. The all-state choir auditions will be held at MICDS on Thursday, November 4, 2021.

Front Row (l-r): Livi Thomas, Kate Williamson, Annabelle Abramov, Samantha Iken, Alizeh Jawaid, Lauren Douglas
Back Row (l-r): Ittmum Zahir, Intisar Iqbal, Ben Iken, Gabe Probst, Sebastian Ashman, Isaac Angelo Layugan

The St. Louis Metro District Choir will rehearse and perform on Saturday, November 13, 2021, at Fort Zumwalt South High School. The choir will be directed by Dr. Jim Henry, Director of Choral Activities at the University of Missouri-St. Louis. Congratulations, vocalists!