OIS students perform in statewide choir event

Published 6:00 am Sunday, May 1, 2016

This fall, Oxford Intermediate School students Emery Kate Schneider and Sarah Grace Moore auditioned with 400 other Mississippi school students to participate in a statewide elementary student honor choir.

On April 2, their hard work paid off as they performed in the Mississippi All-State Elementary Choir, the Mississippi Music Educators Association honor choir made up of 175 other students out of the 400 who originally auditioned for the honor choir this fall.

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During their honor choir experience, both Schneider and Moore rehearsed with a guest conductor for two days and presented an April concert in Hattiesburg.

“Both girls practiced ahead of time to learn their music and did a great job representing Oxford Intermediate School at the event,” said Carol Trott, OIS choral director.