Students Selected for District Choir

Congratulations to the 17 MICDS students selected by audition to perform with the 2019 St. Louis Metro District Choir. Each student prepared a 90-second solo and completed an intense sight-singing audition to qualify for a spot in either the district mixed choir or district women’s choir.

The following students were selected to perform with the St. Louis Metro Women’s District Choir:

Nanayaa Ashie-Winns ’21
Lauren Douglas ’22
MacKenzie Macam ’20
Hope Pohlman ’20

The following students were selected to perform with the St. Louis Metro Mixed District Choir:

Annabelle Abramov ’22
Meaghan Cannon ’20
*Nick Clifford ’20
Alysha Ford ’20
Samantha Iken ’22
Alizeh Jawaid ’23
*Weijia Jin ’20
Isaac Angelo Layugan ’22
Jaylah McMurtry ’21
*Akshay Patwardhan ’20
*Arjun Ramakrishnan ’20
*Elena Thomas ’20
Ittmum Zahir ’22

Students with a * scored in the top 20 of their respective voice parts and will audition for the 2020 Missouri All-State Choir on Thursday, November 7, 2019.  The auditions will be held at MICDS.

The St. Louis Metro Choir will perform on Saturday, November 16, 2019 at the Blanche M. Touhill Performing Arts Center at the University of Missouri-St. Louis. The women’s choir will be directed by Paula Martin, Choral Director at Webster University and Lindenwood University.  The mixed choir will be directed by Dr. Elise Hepworth, Director of Choral Activities at Missouri Western University.

Way to go, Rams!

Photo above:
Row 1 L-R:  Elena Thomas, Lauren Douglas, Samantha Iken, Annabelle Abramov, Jaylah McMurtry
Row 2 L-R:  Meaghan Cannon, Nanayaa Ashie-Winns, Hope Pohlman, MacKenzie Macam, Alyzeh Jawaid
Row 3 L-R:  Ittmum Zahir, Isaac Angelo Layugan, Arjun Ramakrishnan, Nick Clifford, Akshay Patwardhan, Weijia Jin
Not pictured:  Alysha Ford