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Wednesday, June 2, 2010

Students Participate in State FFA Band and Chorus

A select group of FFA members are preparing to lend their musical abilities to entertain the thousands of members and guests at the 82nd Kansas FFA Convention this week on the Kansas State University campus. These 110 members make up the State Convention Band and Chorus.

In order to participate in these select ensembles, members were required to submit audition tapes and recommendations from their local music instructors.

The State Convention Chorus, directed by Zac Malcolm, Clay Center Community High School and accompanied by Jennifer Talley, Manhattan, will perform during the third convention session, on Thursday at 2 p.m. Under the direction of Yvonne Colle-Burden, Medicine Lodge High School, and assisted by Kris Brenzikofer, Clay Center Community Middle School, the State Convention Band will perform a concert at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, prior to the fourth convention session. Both groups will present encore performances during the final convention session on Friday at 2 p.m.

A full list of the State Band and Chorus participants can be found at http://www.hpj.com/wsdocs/ffa/news/newsstory.cfm?ID=1064.

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