Opus Honor Choir

Wednesday, November 6, 2019

Six Storm Lake Middle School students were recently selected for participation in the 32nd annual Opus Honor Choir Festival. Pictured above, back row: Seanna Lincoln, Ana Quej Flores, Grace Kenkel. Bottom row: Ellie McClellan, Emma Dierking, Hailey Anderson.

Over 2600 students were nominated by their directors for 720 positions in the four Opus Honor Choirs. Selections were made by means of a recorded audition. Guest conductors of the choirs include Roger Jensen, Retired, Treynor, 5th and 6th Grade Honor Choir; Joseph Tangen, Pella Middle School, 7th and 8th Grade Bass Clef Honor Choir; Collete McCellen, Mid Prairie High School, Wellman, 7th and 8th Grade Treble Clef Honor Choir; and Dr. John Flanery, Bishop Heelan Schools, Sioux City, 9th Grade Mixed Honor Choir. The 2019 Opus Honor Choirs will perform at 4 p.m. November 21st in C.Y. Stephens Auditorium in the Iowa State Center in Ames. The Opus Honor Choir Festival is made possible by the Iowa Choral Directors Association, Inc.