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Sixteen district middle school students represent Anoka-Hennepin at All-State Choir

JMS all-state choir students(05/06/2024) Each academic year, the American Choral Directors Association of Minnesota (ACDA-MN) selects a special honor choir. The mission of this program is to provide enriched singing opportunities for students in middle school.

Twelve students from Jackson Middle School - A Specialty School for Math and Science; three students from Anoka Middle School for the Arts and one student from Oak View Middle School were named members of the 2024 ACDA-MN State Honor Choir program.

  • Anoka Middle School for the Arts: Jonah Livingston, Lucas Smithwick and Elizabeth Sloth
  • Jackson Middle School: SSA - Rose Callan, Abby Vang, Britta Moll, Melody Yang, Caroline Pha, Johanna Kirkham, Rebekah Timm, Jacory Shipp, Anthony Ocotoxtle Millner, Mason Schultz, Myka Sweeter, and Rithysen Yang were selected.
  • Oak View Middle School: Rachel Mueller

Students performed with the All-State Choir on April 6 at St. Michael/Albertville High School Minn. Seventh and eighth graders performed with the All-State Choir on April 6 at the same location.

The opportunity is open to all students who want to audition. The students worked before and after school hours to prepare their music for the event. More than 2,400 students audition each year for placement into the honor choir program with over 950 selected.

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