Sarasota News Leader

05/17/2013

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A&E BRIEFS Cutline: The Sarasota High School Chamber Choir celebrates high marks at a state assessment performance. Contributed photo SARASOTA HIGH CHAMBER CHOIRS RECEIVE SUPERIOR RANKINGS The Sarasota High School Girl's Chorale received the highest rating, Superior, in all categories in which it competed in the Florida Vocal Association State Concert Performance Assessment April 25, the Sarasota County Schools has announced. "The Singing Sailors has a rich tradition in the history of Sarasota High School," said Choral Director Kirby Sanders in the release. "The Chamber Choir is the highest level of Singing Sailors; students must audition to be considered for this honor. We're The full SHS Singing Sailors Chamber Choir very proud of their performances in Lakereceived one Superior and two Excellent land." ratings during the event, which was held In the competition, the Girl's Chorale perat Florida Southern College in Lakeland, a formed I'll Give My Love an Apple by news release says. Eleanor Daley, Weep No More by David Music professors from Florida State University, University of Central Florida, University of North Florida, University of South Carolina, Southeastern University and Seminole State College judged the performances, the release adds. Dickau and This Little Babe by Benjamin Britten, the release notes. The full Chamber Choir sang Innisfree by Gerald Custer, Prayer of the Children by Kurt Bestor and Tambourines (from Harlem Songs) by Gwyneth Walker.

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