BROOKSVILLE — The Powell Middle School Advanced Girls Choir was invited by the Florida Chapter of the American Choral Directors Association to perform at the state convention on Nov. 6 at Seminole State College in Lake Mary.
Three school choirs were invited to perform at the convention for middle, high school and college choral directors. The other two were high school groups from Orlando.
The Powell choir preformed pieces that included 18th century Baroque music, a Gregorian chant, South African songs of celebration, a setting of Psalm 23 and two modern choral selections.
Members of the Advanced Girls Choir are Karissa Beal, Rachel Bedard, Jaime Brightbill, Ashlyn Brothers, Katherine Burburan, Brittany Burkhamer, Dallas Carey, Kallie Carlton, Samantha Cascio, Valarie Coulter, Justina Curatola, L'Oreal Davis, Andi-Nicole Dipaolo, Samantha Gee, Kimberly Hagland, Alyssa Hammel, Diane Keenan, Hannah Majka, Jennifer Munsey, Sarah Nelson, Brindy Osborne, Tara Peck, Justine Peppe, Kimberly Piamba, Annelise Rentas, Emma Roberts, Lindsay Ruiz, Allison Sannuto, Alyssa Smith, Emily Stapler, Tia Stratton, Karli Ulto and Kelli Wall.
The chorus is under the direction of David Pletincks and accompanied on piano by Kathy Hackemer.