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Honors Concert includes 170 local students

Students from Carrollton participating in honors band and choir: First Row: Kailey Leggett, Tara Oberlin, Trevor Zinda, Isabella Meek and Erin Shockey. Second Row: Rebecca Stoneman, Chandra Brammer, Alex Lowery and Iva Postlethwait. Third Row: Jocelyn Sellers, Kole White, Daisy Mae Dawson, Elijah Lutton and Alex Johnson. Fourth Row: Olivia Milhoan, Lucy Pridmore, Cailyn Bright and David Hanson. Fifth Row: Haven Keichbaum and Reighly Newbold.


The East Central Ohio Educational Service Center announced the 2017 Middle School Honors Band and Choir Concert at the Performing Arts Center at Kent State Tuscarawas, 330 University Drive NE in New Philadelphia. The Honors Concert is a one-day event on March 22 where seventh- and eighth-grade students from the local schools join together to rehearse music all day and perform a concert that evening.

This year participating schools include Carrollton, Claymont, Conotton Valley, Dover, Garaway, Indian Valley, Newcomerstown, New Philadelphia and Tuscarawas Valley. Approximately 170 students will participate. Subway in New Philadelphia will donate the lunches for the day.

The following band and choir directors from participating schools were essential in organizing the concert:

Band director David Dickerhoof and choir director Peter Woodruff from Carrollton, band director James Howell and choir director John Warner from Claymont, band and choir director Jonathon Stuck from Conotton Valley, choir director Shawna Hinkle from Dover, band and choir director Stephen Tripp from Garaway, band director Dan Lenzer and choir director Melanie Glazer from Indian Valley, choir director Andrew Hall from Newcomerstown, band director Jeff Phillips and choir director Christa Roberts from New Philadelphia, and band director Lauren Hooper and choir director Megan Sams from Tuscarawas Valley.

Stuck, Howell, Dickerhoof, Phillips and Lenzer will direct students for the band. Glazer, Warner, Hinkle, Hall and Roberts will direct students for the choir. Hinkle also will be the accompanist for the program.

The concert is open to the public and will be held at 7 p.m. Cost of admission is $2 per person. Tickets are available at the door and by calling the PAC box office at 330-308-6400.

Published: March 16, 2017
New Article ID: 2017703169997