Posted October 17th, 2016
Congratulations to the 33 students who were selected for the OPUS Honor Choirs. The students below represent Pleasant Valley at the festival in Ames in November. The OPUS Honor Choir Festival is an annual event that is sponsored by the Iowa Choral Director’s Association. The festival consists of four choirs; a two-part 5th-6th grade mixed chorus, 7th-8th grade boys choir, 7th-8th grade girls choir, and a 9th grade mixed ensemble. Each year, thousands of students from across the state of Iowa audition to be apart of these select groups with only 160 students selected for each choir.
7/8th Grade Choir: Lukas Ager, Anna Arms, Ebby Barber, Isa Burkhart (small group), Charlie Crouse, Ben Curran, Ethan Ferry, Erika Holmberg, Gabe Johnson, Ethan Kilcoin, Rachel Lyon, Beth Mooy, Megan Neil, Logan Paul, Ujan Roybandyopadhyay, Ryan Saddler, Caroline Sierk, and Taze Wilson
9th Grade Choir: Grace Almgren, Molly Bimm, Dalton Hout, Morgan McCartney, John Mendelin, Maddie Murphy, Amy Oberhart, Ciyanna Wilson, and to Holyn Doran, alternate.