FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Bonnie Nebuda, Director of Advancement
Date: October 24, 2014
BERGAN STUDENT QUALIFIES FOR 2014 ALL-STATE CHORUS
Each year, approximately 3000 of the best high school musicians in the state audition for the Nebraska All-State Band, Chorus, Jazz Band and Orchestra which are sponsored by the Nebraska Music Educators Association. Selection as a member of one of these groups is one of the highest music honors attainable in Nebraska.
Mr. Mark Harmon, Chair of Choral Affairs for the Nebraska Music Educators Association, is pleased to announce that Trey Mendlik of Archbishop Bergan Catholic School will be among the 440 students selected to be a part of the 2014 All-State Chorus. Guest conductor for the group will be Craig Jessop, Dean of the Caine College of the Arts at Utah State University and also Music Director of the American Festival Chorus and Orchestra. The chorus will rehearse Wednesday, November 19th through Friday, November 21st on the University of Nebraska Lincoln campus, the host site of the 2014 NMEA Conference/Clinic. A final public concert will be held on Friday, November 21st at the Lied Center for the Performing Arts on the University of Nebraska-Lincoln campus.
If you would like more information on this topic or to schedule an interview with Mrs. Maggie Winterlin, Archbishop Bergan Choir Director, please call 402-721-9683 or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org.